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NICOLE SELLARS

TV HOST/ REPORTER/PRODUCER/MEDIA CONSULTANT

 

 

Native New Yorker and recent Atlanta transplant Nicole Sellars is a veteran TV Host, Reporter, Anchor, Producer and Media Trainer with over 15 years experience in the TV and Broadcast News industry.

Sellars is currently a media consultant, freelance TV Host/Reporter and Producer with an expertise in news writing, reporting, editing, interviewing, teleprompter, media training, and creating compelling content across all multimedia platforms.

Sellars worked as an Anchor/Reporter for big names in the broadcast news industry including NBC Cleveland (WKYC-TV), News 12 Long Island (NY), FiOS1 News (NY), AOL News (NY), WLNY TV 10/55 News (NY), Voom HD News (NY) and NYC-TV. Sellars was also a creative mind behind the scenes at MTV Networks as a PA & Producer in the on-air promos department. 

Sellars has covered a myriad of national breaking news stories over the years live from the anchor desk, including the capture and death of Osama bin Laden, out in the field during President Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign as well as the Gilgo Beach serial killer, and reported live from the red carpet for prestigious celebrity award ceremonies including the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction.

Sellars conceptualized NBC Cleveland’s first Digital Trend segment where she took on the role as Digital Trend Reporter and was one of the main Hosts for AOL’s first live news programming venture AOL LIVE! 

Sellars love for TV didn’t stop there. She landed principal acting roles on hit TV shows Devious Maids, The Following, The Americans and was a VO for HBO’s VEEP.

in 2012, Sellars merged her love for entrepreneurship and the media and launched TV Hosting Academy, LLC - A boutique media consulting firm specializing in media training for celebrities, corporate professionals, broadcasters, TV hosts and on air experts.

TV Hosting Academy trains on air professionals how to perform their best on TV and guides clients through the creative process; including news writing, content creation as well as video production. Sellars collaborates with schools and other organizations in an effort to bring hands on training and personal attention to smaller venues. The company also offers high quality talent demo reels to assist clients with the job application process.

Special Skills Include:

  • TV Hosting
  • News Writing
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Content Creation
  • Reporting & Anchoring
  • Interviewing
  • Producing
  • Media Training
  • Communications Management
  • Development
  • Strategic Partnerships

contact

nicole@tvhostingacademy.com

 

Location

Atlanta, GA

*Virtual Sessions Available

 

REPRESENTATION

News & Hosting: Mark Turner

Abrams Artists Agency

TV, Film, VO & Print: Sarah Carpenter

Atlanta Models & Talent



 

nicole sellars anchoring top news, entertainment news, working the red carpet & more!

TV Host/Anchor Nicole Sellars News Reel. Includes clips from AOL News, WKYC-TV, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction red carpet interviews.

NICOLE SELLARS PERFORMS ON PRIME TIME TV SHOWS, COMMERCIALS AND CORPORATE INDUSTRIALS

Nicole Sellars- Actor for TV/Film/Commercial/Corporate Industrial. Nicole Sellars featured in FOX's The Following, FX's The Americans.

HOW TO GET STARTED IN NEWS and HOSTING

Have you ever dreamed of interviewing celebrities on the red carpet? What about hosting your own show!? Are you a professional working behind a desk who wants to bring your expertise to prime time TV??

*Learn HOW to break into the TV News & Hosting industry from a real professional in the field! Veteran Journalist and TV Host Nicole Sellars customizes a strategic plan for each client combining career guidance, tips on what talent agents look for, skills necessary to succeed as an on air professional, what to include in a demo reel and much more!

Receive one on one broadcast training and personal coaching via Skype. Perfect for busy schedules! Our services are suitable for anyone aspiring to be a TV Host, Reporter or On-Air Contributor! Most of Sellars' clients went on to become General Assignment Reporters in major news markets, Hosts of lifestyle shows and much more!

 

“Highly recommend! Nicole will help you every step of the way - from writing critiques, reading off the teleprompter to helping you put a resume reel together! She’s an amazing mentor and genuinely wants to help you succeed. She’s extremely knowledgeable about the industry and helps steer you in the best direction!”
— Chelsea Irizarry- Reporter for NBC Nebraska
“Nicole is one of the greatest mentors I could ask for and is always there when I need her help. Her support and advice is always helpful and people should definitely take the time to look into the TV Hosting Academy if they are aspiring to break into the broadcasting field.”
— Nicole Capolarello - Reporter for WTXF-TV, FOX 29 (Philadelphia)

WHAT IS TV HOSTING ACADEMY?

TV Hosting Academy is a boutique style media training and demo reel production group for aspiring  Journalists, TV Hosts, Vloggers, Celebrities & Professionals getting ready for air. TV Hosting Academy travels to businesses and schools offering top media coaching on location, holds Broadcasting Bootcamps for more intensive training and offers Skype sessions for one on one attention.

TV Hosting Academy was founded by Nicole Sellars; a veteran TV News Anchor, Host, Reporter and Producer in the #1 News Market in the country for over a decade. Sellars worked both behind the scenes and in front, building a well rounded set of skills to pass on to her clients. See her RAVE REVIEWS here!

NICOLE SELLARS

SAG / AFTRA

News/Hosting Agent: Mark Turner- Abrams Artists Agency

Commercial/TV/Film/VO/Print Agent- Atlanta Models & Talent

NEWS

AOL Live!- Host (2014)
WKYC (NBC Cleveland)-  Fill-in Anchor/Trend Reporter (2012-2013)
Verizon FiOS1- News Anchor/Feature Multimedia Journalist (2011-2012)
HDNews- Anchor/Reporter (2010-2011)
News 12-  Networks Anchor/Reporter (2008-2011)
TV10/55-  Anchor/Reporter (2006-2008)
LINews Tonight-  Multimedia Journalist (2005)

TV

Devious Maids- Guest Star/Sheila (2016)    

The Following- Principal Reporter & Anchor (2015)
The Americans-Principal Crime Scene Reporter (2014)
MTV Music Awards Promo- Lead (2013)
NYC-TV- Host
Sex and the City- Extra
The SopranosRecurring-Reporter- EXTRA 

CORPORATE INDUSTRIAL

Smith Arnold (Video Series)-  Host

The Hartford Insurance-  Host

 

TRAINING

Actors Connection Conservatory: New York, NY

  • On-Air Hosting and TV Anchor class with Patricia Stark
  • On-Camera Commercial class with Barry Shapiro of Herman & Lipson Casting
  • Casting the Commercial with top NYC Casting Directors

HB Studio

  • Acting 101
  • Private Acting Training- Mark Blum (HB Studio)

State University of New York College at Oneonta

  • Bachelor of Science; Communications, Minor: Marketing
  • Theatre , Writing for Radio, T.V and Film electives

New York Institute of Technology

  • Broadcast Journalism: Long Island News Tonight Summer Program

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

Interviewing, Teleprompter, Editing on Final Cut Pro, Hosting, Creative Writing & Storytelling, Voice-Over, Producing, Word Press CMS