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SPIRE Broadcast Talent Founders

Jill Parker Paul


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With over 20 years experience in Broadcast Retail Jill  is a expert in building strategy and fast tracking on-air talent.   While Working in house at QVC Jill managed Strategic Production and Talent Development across categories with a special focus on prestige beauty.  Jill has trained, certified and coached hundreds of spokespeople, CEOs, inventors and celebrities.


Along with sales focused coaching, Jill is skilled at developing strategy and speaking points that are customer focused and drive brand growth.   She has supported countless brands, event days and Today Special Value presentations with her calm, focused leadership, and development of emerging and experienced tv personalities.  With a keen eye for talent, Jill is known for her ability to find and train fresh faces that excel in the industry.

Mark Lubragge


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In addition to being an on-air spokesperson himself for more than a decade,  Mark served as QVC’s first Talent Manager, sourcing, training and developing QVC’s on-air Talent community of nearly 1,000 product experts.  He has placed and trained talent in virtually every consumer category, including Fashion, Home Décor, Electronics, Fitness, Kitchen, Cosmetics, Jewelry, Toys, Lawn and Garden, Holiday, and more.


In all, Mark has developed nearly 3,000 product presenters and crafted hundreds of on-air and online sales presentations for companies of all sizes.  From industry leaders like Disney, Hallmark, Dell, Mattel, Keurig and Dyson to small businesses, designers, celebrities, inventors and more, Mark has worked with them all.

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