SOURCE: Women Media Pros

January 14, 2008 12:15 ET

Women Media Pros Assembles Team of High-Profile, Experienced Broadcast Journalists to Serve Women Executives With Media Services

BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwire - January 14, 2008) - Women Media Pros, a groundbreaking media training firm, announced today the launch of its services and its team of premier consultants in the art of communication. Women Media Pros offers media interview training, crisis communication, product pitch preparation, website video production and new media services to women executives across the country.

To offer the most innovative and up-to-date skill set for today's media market, founder Suzanne Spurgeon has assembled a team of accomplished and veteran women journalists. The team comes with a great deal of experience at influential media and broadcast outlets and can provide professional and expert media services to executives who want to position themselves as the leaders in their field. The team comprises:

--  Suzanne Spurgeon, former CNN Vice President and Los Angeles Bureau
    Chief -- credited with restoring confidence and productivity of CNN's Los
    Angeles Bureau, possess an expertise in crisis communications
--  Sherri Sylvester, network TV producer, Former Supervising News
    Producer "Dr. Phil" and longtime CNN Entertainment Reporter
--  Bella Shaw, Host of Time Warner's "Local Edition" seen by nearly 2
    million viewers in Southern California, Veteran CNN Anchor for News &
    Entertainment and Talent coach
--  Yvette Fernandez , Documentary filmmaker, "Field Soldier" & "Native
    Wisdom," Veteran bilingual media trainer of firefighters, law enforcement
    and municipal PIOs and longtime TV News reporter in Los Angeles & Phoenix
--  Claudia McMahon, Former news producer at ABC's "Good Morning America,"
    Former Senior Producer for Fox News Channel, KCET, Twentieth Television &
    Merv Griffin Productions and talent coordinator for "Star Search" -- the
    forerunner of "American Idol"
--  Renee Kemp, San Francisco-based freelance reporter for KTVU-TV, BET
    contributor and Contributing writer for the Oakland Tribune and Sacramento
--  Diana Yee, 16 years as a Bay-area reporter including work at KRON-TV &

"Our team is thrilled to share our expertise and experience to prepare our clients with skills for the sound-bite world of modern media," said Suzanne Spurgeon, Founder of Women Media Pros. "We look forward to continuing to bring cutting-edge communication techniques and education to executives, lawyers, doctors and business leaders."

About Women Media Pros

Women Media Pros is an executive training firm based in the Los Angeles area, specializing in media training, presentation, public relations and crisis communications training. Founded by Emmy-winning producer Suzanne Spurgeon, a former VP and CNN Bureau Chief, Executive Producer, reporter and TV anchor , Women Media Pros is comprised of an outstanding team of veteran broadcast journalists with experience at CNN, CBS, NBC, ABC, BET and FOX to provide professional media services.

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