David Strickland is a 40-year broadcast journalist veteran with the last 25 years as a television News Director and Vice President.  Dave is a multi-disciplined journalist with additional experience as a newspaper sports editor and radio play by play announcer.   
Dave is known as an excellent leader who has taken average-performing news departments and turned them into market leading organizations. He has over two decades of coaching experience focusing on some of the nation’s top local TV anchors and reporters. Since leaving broadcasting, Dave concentrates on helping business leaders understand how local media operates. He teaches executives how to craft their messaging for maximum effectiveness. Dave also coaches C-Suite executives and corporate managers helping them become strong communicators across multiple media platforms.  
As a News Director, Dave has won multiple national awards and numerous Emmys. His work has been honored by FBI Director Robert Mueller, CrimeStoppers and Houston Children’s Charity. 

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