Professionals are competing every day based on the quality of their communication skills. Bill Moller will share his wisdom on creating a powerful persona based on his 30+ year career in TV and radio. Your voice, body language and presentation style can help differentiate you. You will learn that how you present yourself and deliver your message may be more important to landing the deal, getting the job, being remembered … than what you say. You will come away with several effective communications and networking techniques that you will be able to employ immediately.
Creating a Powerful Persona: Professional Betterment Techniques with WGN’s Bill Moller
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Maggiano’s Banquet Room, 516 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL
About our Speaker:
Bill is a multiple award winning broadcast journalist and is president of Bill Moller Communications, LLC. He helps executives, sales and project management teams and new recruits develop confidence and a strong professional presence in order to leave positive lasting impressions and better sell themselves, their ideas and their businesses.
He is an on-air host at WGN Radio where he can be heard Saturday mornings 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. He was also host at WLS-AM. Bill was an anchor, talk show and business show host at CLTV, from its launch in 1993 until February 2006. For his writing, reporting and anchoring he has won three Emmys, two Peter Lisagor Awards for Exemplary Journalism from the Society of Professional Journalists, and two first place Associated Press awards among others.
He has served as emcee or moderator for dozens of events some of which include:
• University of Illinois Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame awards banquet (5 times)
• Literacy Volunteers annual fundraiser (5 times)
• Annual Chicago Business Hall of Fame (4 times)
• The Chicagoland Chamber Innovate Now Summit (3 times)
• The Chicagoland Workplace Excellence Awards (3 times)
• Aga Khan annual fundraiser (5 times)
• The 2010 Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence
• Chicago Association of Realtors annual gala
• The Suzuki-Orff School of Music annual gala (3 times)
He led a seminar on reporting at The Chicago Headline Club’s Les Brownlee Journalism Series.
He was an adjunct professor in journalism at Columbia College and was appointed the first Annenberg Scholar at Principia College in Elsah, Illinois, where he taught broadcasting and communications.
In 2007 he helped set up the communications department for The American Council on Renewable Energy in Washington, D.C.
A former piano teacher Bill loves to play jazz. He reads news magazines, biographies and history. He bicycles, plays tennis and just loves being a husband and dad.