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Professional Development

In an age where the spoken word is quickly being replaced by digital conversations, it’s crucial to develop strong communication and presentation skills to make your mark. Whether it’s media/presentation training, workplace communications or an executive presence workshop, our team of Emmy-winning professionals is ready to help you succeed.

Who We Are

The training team at Walk West is led by Sharon Delaney McCloud and Melanie Sanders. Together, they have a combined 40 years of experience as Emmy Award-winning television journalists, and can make you look like a pro with everything from on-camera training to polishing up your presentation skills.

Working in the news industry, each encountered different situations every day, and were expected to perform under strict deadlines, regardless of the high pressure environment. From equalizing newsroom politics to covering real-life politics, the Walk West training team has the communication skills necessary to remain professional in any circumstance.

By turning a valuable formula into a professional development curriculum, Melanie and Sharon extend this authentic expertise to company leaders and their teams, in all facets of business communication.

On-Camera Training

There are countless opportunities to incorporate video into how you market your company, attract new customers and promote your services


Media Training

Whether you’re preparing for interviews with the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Businessweek, or the local media, we can make you shine.


Public Speaking & Presentation Training

Learning to master the art of public speaking can be daunting to many. Don’t let the presentation take away from the value of your important message.


Workplace Communication

Communication is crucial for leaders. It’s the key to both success and failure, and making or breaking relationships, teams and organizations.


Executive Presence Coaching

Do you have executive presence? How do you define it? Can you develop it? These are all factors today’s leaders must consider.


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