Wanna Be A Host On A Home Shopping Network? Part 2

Beauty style expert Nicollete Brycki on set at QVC

My most successful Swoon Talent blog is Wanna Be A Host On A Home Shopping Network? Part 1                  READ IT HERE I wrote it about the grand dame of QVC, Host Kathy Levine in 2015. Kathy was one of the first on-air talents at the network. She started in 1986 and left the QVC 14 years later. Her enormous popularity and valuable, candid advice is proof that landing a gig on QVC is a dream job for so many lifestyle experts and TV hosts.     Introducing QVC Guest Host Nicolette Brycki Acing an on-camera gig […]

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Steve Harvey’s Producer & Her Trendy Side Hustle

Swoon Talent Blog - Steve Harvey's Producer Alyson DiFranco in Italy

I was a talk show producer for several national shows before I launched Swoon Talent, a broadcast talent company for lifestyle experts and hosts. My one regret is that I wish I had started my business five years earlier.  But second careers aren’t common for producers working long hours on television shows. Alyson DiFranco, a former co-worker of mine and Senior Producer for Steve Harvey’s talk show is breaking the norm. Alyson has added a second job to her resume. Along with her sister April, she’s the co-owner of a vintage clothing business. Read about another dear friend, a CBS […]

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Behind The Scenes With A Rachael Ray Producer: At Home & On Set

Swoon Talent Blog - Rachael Ray, Emeril Lagasse & Sr. Supervising Producer Joanna Sims

Rachael Ray’s Senior Supervising Producer is Joanna Sims, a long-time friend of mine. We’ve known each other for 18 years and first met when she was fresh out of college. I was super lucky to work side by side with her as my Associate Producer on an NBC national talk show. So, when I asked Joanna if I could write a blog about her for Swoon Talent she said, “Anything for you DB”. She says that a lot and has been a big supporter of Swoon. Now that’s loyalty! Two decades of friendship and personal lives that are remarkably parallel. […]

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How To Look Like A Lifestyle Star…. Lights! Camera! Action!

How to Look Like a Lifestyle Star! Swoon Talent Blog. Photography tips with Child Care Expert Jada Rashawn

Lifestyle TV Stars! If you want to be one you have to look the part and it starts with a fierce photo. I’m a three-time Emmy Award Winning National Talk Show Producer and owner of Swoon Talent, an East Coast business that specializes in promoting on-air Lifestyle Experts. In order to catch the attention of  TV producers, bookers, editors and brands, quality on-air clips of my client’s work are very important to my business. Second to that are relevant, cool and beautiful personality photos. Good-bye boring and standard headshots! Many lifestyle pros that come my way don’t know where to begin or […]

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A Hollywood TV Executive & Her Sexy Side Gig!

Swoon Talent Blog with Jodi Roth of CBS who oversees the Emmys. Steven Colbert Emmys 2017.

One of my most successful dear friends in television is Jodi Roth. She’s met the biggest big stars in the world and it’s no wonder because she’s the Senior Vice President of CBS Specials. Jodi oversees and develops all the network’s primetime specials such as tonight’s 69th Primetime Emmy hosted by Stephen Colbert, the Grammy Awards, the Tony Awards, The Kennedy Center Honors and Academy of Country Music Awards. .                                                                Our friendship began […]

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WHAT TURNS ME ON MORE THAN SEX?

It gives me that delirious rush! That intoxicated feeling! Don’t be shocked or think I’m cuckoo, but it’s one of the most intense and exciting things for me. Being on the set of a big time national talk show turns me on more than sex! I love the cameras, the crew, the famous hosts and the guests. And thanks to one of my clients I had another umpteen date with my first love, the TV studio. I accompanied frugal living expert Lauren Greutman to 30 Rock. One of Lauren’s 12th time on Today, my 10,000th time on an NBC set. Jennifer […]

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Guess Which Swoon Talent Lifestyle Personality Scored an Invite to the White House Holiday Party?

The answer is….. The fabulous Miss Dee Marshall….. influencer, national life coach and keynote speaker empowering women for a happier and successful life                     It’s not everyday someone you know gets an invitation to the White House Holiday Celebration Party. So when Swoon Talent’s dynamic motivational life coach Dee Marshall told me she was going to deck the halls with The Obama’s… well, I was incredibly envious and all I wanted to know was, “What on earth will you be wearing?”  Dee had the wardrobe thing all under control and that’s […]

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Lauer & Povich’s Former Producer Builds Dream Lifestyle Talent PR Company

Swoon Talent - Labradoodle in Swoon Talent Ad

Today is a very BIG deal for me because it’s Swoon Talent’s FIRST anniversary. One year ago, I successfully transitioned from high intense TV talk show production to entrepreneurship. There’s no doubt that this 4th of July marks a milestone in my career and is the holiday which exemplifies personal freedom and independence for me. After intense planning and development, it was on this day my dream was FINALLY launched.   I had won enough Emmys to fill my mantel, had produced thousands of hours of Talk TV that was making my head spin… not to mention working under a […]

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Hot + Gorgeous + Fit = 7 Times on Today Show

  Lets talk about this movie star face, this rock solid body and one of the sweetest guys!  This is “swoonalicious” fitness pro & model Joey Thurman of TheLifestyleRenovation.com. So, when I got Joey’s Swoon submission, which included sexy pics & a few fantastic appearances on local shows in his home town of Chicago – I didn’t think twice!  YES, we want you! It happened fast… a national TV booking. But just not any booking. We’re talkin’ Today show! When our fitness God notified me that Today was doing a SEVEN part Summer Slim Down Series with him I wasn’t a […]

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Former TV Newscaster Turned Pinterest Princess

What do you get when you take a former news anchor with an incredible design talent for home styling & entertaining and combine it with Pinterest? You get a swoonfulicious lifestyler! That’s the expertise of Monica Hart who’s more than camera-ready! Monica is one of Swoon Talent’s newest lifestyle experts & is a rising Pinterest influencer with 17K devoted followers. And no wonder…. this self-taught interior designer inspires her fans in design, DIY, gardening, repurposing, cooking and extravagant cocktails. In fact, her gorgeous lavender blackberry martini drop cocktail was pinned 7K times     Her most challenging and adventurous design project was something very personal… her […]

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