Patricia Stark joins IPZ as our Managing Director of Media + Entertainment and has a long standing reputation as a sought after Media Trainer, Public Speaking Trainer, and Certified Body Language Specialist. She appears regularly as a Guest TV Communication Expert & Lifestyle Expert and in demand keynote speaker. Her on-air experience includes anchoring live international news, national breaking news, medical news and entertainment programming. Patricia has also served as a contributor for the Huffington Post & the History Channel.
Patricia works closely with networks, production companies, corporate media and individuals to prepare on-camera talent, TV guest experts & public speakers to trust their communication skills and instincts, and overcome obstacles of doubt and fear in any communication situation. Based in New York City, Patricia Stark Communications works with celebrities, CEOs, authors, news anchors, TV show hosts and other professionals whose careers rely on their ability to address an audience confidently. She is honored to have clients travel from New Zealand, Egypt, Dubai, Australia, England, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Denmark and Ireland to work with her for media training & public speaking training sessions.
Patricia is trained in the field of ECBT (Eclectic Cognitive Behavior Therapy), a technique that can alleviate the anxiety associated with stage fright, public speaking, and other performance anxieties, holds a Certificate “In the Mind’s Eye” Visualization & Imagery Counseling –Visualization for Peak Performance, Positive Imagery, & Goal Setting, and is a Certified Body Language Specialist & Trainer helping her clients master non-verbal communication and interpret it in others.
With over 20 years of first-hand experience, Patricia is one of the few trainers in the country who has worked extensively in front of the camera in both broadcast and corporate media. Patricia has appeared in over 2000 Fortune 500 corporate media productions in every sector of industry as a moderator, trainer, host and corporate spokesperson. She is a member of SAG/AFTRA and has appeared in numerous television commercials and programs and held a recurring role on Law & Order Criminal Intent. She is a Member of the National Speakers Association and the Forbes Coaches Council.