Founder Angela Chee has worked with entrepreneurs, authors, bloggers, reporters, hosts and organizations. She is an award-winning journalist who has worked as an Anchor, Host, and Reporter for KNBC-TV and KCBS/KCAL-TV in Los Angeles, Fox 6 in San Diego, E! Entertainment Television, HGTV (Home and Garden Television), The International Channel, Channel One News- a national news network broadcast to high schools and helped launch Entertainment Tonight China for Paramount Pictures.
With more than 15 years experience in the broadcast industry she has heard thousands of media pitches and interviewed prominent politicians, executives, entrepreneurs, officials, and celebrities. She started her career in advertising and public relations. Merging her traditional media background with her social media influence she is also the Founder of The Zen Mom.com, an informative and inspirational website whose mission is to empower through wisdom, inspiration and laughter. With experience in all aspects of media she knows how to package a story, communicate effectively, and get you the results you want.
Story Development and Pitch Training
While you may believe in your company and/or product you need to make sure your story is interesting or newsworthy in order for you to get coverage. There is an art to pitching and tying your services, products, and brand to current events and trends. Zen Media can help you evaluate your brand, perfect your current pitch or develop a new one to get the “buzz” you want.
On Camera Media Training
Once you have your pitch and story, you need to know how to communicate it effectively. Zen Media can help you be prepared for any interview. From being at ease, staying on point, speaking conversationally, promoting yourself effectively, crisis communications and knowing how to handle different interview situations.(live, taped vs. press conferences, cooking shows, etc).
Once you have the interview you don’t want your look to distract from your message. From what colors to wear to body language and style, we can help you create an image consistent with your brand and message.
There are many ways to get your product or company noticed besides traditional advertising, Zen Media can help you get exposure that can be more influential and cost-effective.
We have access to talented spokespersons and voice-over artists who can represent your brand and promote your company and/or product.
Looking for videos to tell your story? Our producers and videographers can create a segment featuring your services, products and interviews that will get your customer’s attention.
Here’s a look at Zen Media Inc.’s latest workshop.
“Angela’s extensive experience in the media industry is evident from the moment you begin training with her. In her process of working with clients, she evaluates what you specifically need and what you hope to achieve. She knows how to prepare for all aspects of the industry, and she is a great teacher. She explains concepts well, gives encouragement when necessary, and makes you feel comfortable and at ease with being on camera. I highly recommend Angela Chee!” -Natalie Susi, Founder-Bare Brands“Angela was able to help our organizations understand how the media works-making us feel comfortable and confident ready for any situation.”-Orange County Chamber of Commerce “I have thoroughly enjoyed working with Angela. She is not only a fabulous spokesperson and a natural on camera, but very supportive of helping local businesses. It is a pleasure to recommend Angela to anyone looking to boost their business through media consulting or media placement!” -Danielle Podlesny, Owner-Munchkin Minders “Angela’s experience in the media not only gives her credibility, but she is also able to share her expertise that comes direct from the front lines, which is valuable for any audience.” -Gabriela Dow, VP-StartupCircle “Angela has worked in the industry and knows what she is talking about and has a lot of connections in the media. In her workshops, she shares great insider tips, success stories and personal experiences to help give you what you need to get to the next level.” -Angela Quisumbing, Co-Founder-San Diego Moms Night Out. ”Angela is very good at what she does and has been in the industry for a very long time. I would recommend her workshops for anyone who wants to take their business to the next level. I learned a lot of things I didn’t know. If you’re serious about what your doing, whether it’s sharing a product or a service you need her training.” -Gina Alagata-Founder of WINK-Women Inkorporated SAMPLE PACKAGES
Pitch Analysis and Story Development Consultation
- -1 hour phone consultation
- -Follow up e-mail with potential story pitch ideas and media placement strategy.
- -5-10 minute live interview to embed into your website.
Online One on One On Camera Training and Critique
- -1/2 hour phone consultation
- -5-10 minute live online interview available for immediate viewing either for practice critique (private) or can be used for embed into website (public)
- -Follow up e-mail/call with interview analysis and critique/coaching
In person one-on-one training, image consulting, media placement and on- camera media training bootcamp also available. Discounts offered for groups.