Jared Alessandroni Joins Say It Media as Chief Technology Officer

Joining the trend of top talent migrating from corporate to innovative A.I. startups, we at Say It Media are thrilled to announce that former Sprinklr VP Jared Alessandroni is bringing his vast experience in enterprise software, A.I. and data management … Continue Reading

Filler-itis (To the Tune of Schoolhouse Rock’s “Interjections!”)

Filler-itis (To the Tune of Schoolhouse Rock’s “Interjections!”)   When Katie had her interview – um, like, so A straight-A student, honors too-oo The boss asked her questions, With all good intentions But Katie filled her answers with imperfections   Totally! … Continue Reading

“Communication is Becoming a Lost Art”: An Interview with Professor Lynn Owens, UNC Chapel Hill

  (Contributed by Katie Nash, Student at UNC Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism) What, like, happened?! As a student, I walk through campus every day and hear all types of conversations, and in class, a variety of presentations.  I … Continue Reading

An App for Campaigning: Speaking Politically with Kristen Browde, New York’s 1st Major Party Candidate Who is Transgender

  At the book signing of Hillary Clinton’s memoir “What Happened,” I happily found myself in line with Kristen Browde, attorney and former Emmy-award-winning CBS news reporter, who recently put in her bid to become the next supervisor of New Castle … Continue Reading

You Can’t Mumble Your Way Through Shakespeare: An Interview with Acting Coach Howard Fine

  My introduction to Howard Fine was in the form of a tweet that underscored our shared mission and, suffice to say, made my day. Howard Fine is the master acting coach behind the Howard Fine Acting Studio (Los Angeles … Continue Reading

It Takes “COMMFIDENCE”! Feeling of Verbal Empowerment Now has a Name

You ace your speech and it feels so great!   Is there a word for that feeling of verbal empowerment? Our ability to communicate articulately and confidently is not only the single most pivotal skill that can get us what we need out … Continue Reading

“Communications is the Bedrock of Success” – An Interview with Brian Rashid

In a video filmed at the 92nd Street Y in NYC, Brian Rashid asked a classroom of students, “What prevents you from being a great speaker?” “Rejection!” “Nerves.” “Lack of confidence.” “Self-doubt.” “Fear of boring the audience.” “Not being smart.” … Continue Reading

Like, Can I Check Your Reservation? How My Dad & an App Got Me to Stop Talking in Similes!

“Stop talking in similes!” This is a phrase (and often an exclamation!) I have come to know all too well throughout my life. It originates from none other than my own father, and one he wishes he didn’t feel compelled … Continue Reading

J. Scott Wunn Answers 3 Big Qs on Debate in Our Divided Country & Emerging Tech’s Role

There is no debate about J. Scott Wunn’s mission and his good works. Since 2003, Wunn has been the executive director of the National Speech & Debate Association. With the goal of giving all students access to speech and debate, Wunn has … Continue Reading

The Words Every College Senior Dreams of: “I GOT A JOB!” #SpeechFitness

  Staying in shape is never easy. It requires dedication, motivation and a willingness to commit time. If you don’t work on your physical fitness on a weekly basis, then you lose your momentum and have to start back at … Continue Reading