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Urban Talent Management, Utah’s top booking agency, has been booking models and actors for 17 years. During that time, Urban has created an unparalleled client and talent database. Urban boasts an amazing team of booking agents lead by Tina Bullen who has been in the industry for over 30 years and specifically, has been booking talent for over 20 years. Our bookers have over 50 years of combined experience in the modeling and acting industry. As a result, our clients trust us to manage the casting and booking process because we provide the perfect talent for any project.
I have been working with Urban for about 3 years. I am often going to castings and I consistently get booked for many jobs. I love working with Bret and Tina! They are great people who genuinely care about their models. I never thought that I could make modeling a part of my career, but thanks to the great staff at Urban they have made it possible for me. I am truly grateful for the opportunity they have given me! – Jeni Matthews
Its hard to believe that I have been with Urban Talent for over 14 years now! I didn’t know much about the modeling/acting industry back when I was first approached to sign with the agency. Actually, it wasn’t really anything I thought I would ever be doing! However, I began booking jobs immediately and have booked consistently since. Through the workshops I took in the beginning and the personal encouragement and coaching I always receive from Tina and staff, I always feel totally prepared to attend auditions and castings and to arrive at my booked jobs knowing what to expect and what to do. The opportunity to work with fun and interesting people is great, and to get paid for it is a wonderful bonus! – Denise Segura
From Bailey Heesch:
As a booking agent, I hire models & actors who go through professional training to ensure a higher quality of professional talent. They understand the industry standards & are there to deliver a quality job for any client. We have talent that range from kids to seniors, print, live, runway, & fitness models, as well as Voice over & actors.
If you are interested in using any talent, you may visit our website, call my office, or email me & I will get you a casting sheet & prices.
I am a person with a passion for beauty and health. I am a professional model & actress. I have taken professional classes for both modeling & acting as well as professional speaking. Being in front of people and crowds is no issue for me. I ensure I am professional and respectful with any job I do.
Learn more at www.urbantalent.com/
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A new University Television Presents episode features Nathaniel Hoffman, the founding editor of The Blue Review, a journal of popular scholarship at Boise State, and author of the book “Amor and Exile,” talking about The Blue Review, his book and journalism.
Hoffman worked as a reporter at the Boise Weekly, the Contra Costa Times and the Idaho Press-Tribune. He has covered the immigration and demographics beat since he got his start in journalism in Nampa, Idaho, in 2001. He also produced audio reports for KQED public radio in San Francisco and KBSX in Boise.
University Television Presents is created by University Television Productions (UTP), a media production unit of the Department of Communication. The episode was produced by Farzan Faramarzi. You can watch it on YouTube or click on the image below.
Today marks a milestone for Idaho Education News.
We’re tripling in size to offer you the most comprehensive and in-depth news on public education in Idaho.
Two years ago, Kevin Richert, Clark Corbin and I — print journalists with more than 40 years of experience — partnered to launch a never-before seen Idaho product: IdahoEdNews.org.
It was a risk. But it was a vision I believed in.
We had doubters. We had our own doubts.
But we also had a lot of people who had a tremendous amount of faith and willingness to invest in our talent and our idea. Thank you to the people who were integral in launching Idaho Ed News. This includes Roger Quarles, Jamie MacMillan, Jennie Sue Weltner, William Parrett, Alicia Ritter and Sophie Sestero.
And a huge thank you to the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation for committing to fund our three-person startup.
We are proud to say today, we far exceeded our expectations and goals.
We have earned the respect of readers by producing accurate and unique content.
Visits to our website have grown by nearly 300 percent. We’ve collected thousands of followers on Twitter, Facebook and our weekly e-newsletter.
Because of our reputation and independent product, we were welcomed into the Idaho Press Club and Capital Correspondents. In our first year, we won multiple Idaho Press Club awards, including best online news website, and Kevin Richert was named Idaho’s Reporter of the Year.
We are proud to be a public awareness service dedicated to informing Idahoans about education policy and best practices.
We also are proud to say that almost every major newspaper and TV website in Idaho has republished our stories, including the Idaho Statesman, Idaho Press-Tribune, Twin Falls Times-News, Spokesman-Review, Coeur d’Alene Press and Boise State Public Radio. We have a regular partnership with KIVI Channel 6, we make frequent appearances on “Idaho Reports” and we partnered with Idaho Public Television on election debate coverage. We are grateful for their trust in our work and for granting us the needed exposure for our new service.
We know there are so many more educators, lawmakers, parents and taxpayers who will be interested in education news. Our funders agree, which is why we are tripling our staff to reach more Idahoans and cover every corner of the state.
To complement the extraordinary reporting and writing talents of Kevin Richert and Clark Corbin, we’re adding two talented professionals to enhance our offerings.
Andrew Reed starts today as our multimedia specialist. He joins us with a strong background in television and social media. He’ll deliver the news in a variety of platforms, such as photo galleries, videos, podcasts and graphics. He’ll also enhance our social media content.
We were fortunate to hire Randy Schrader as our education policy expert and data analyst. He has 30 years in education as a teacher, principal and superintendent. We consult with him every day. Randy also is an education data expert who will collect and mine data that will drive our investigative reporting. We’ll make sense of the numbers — from test results, to teacher evaluations to demographics. We will follow your tax dollars and hold lawmakers and educators accountable for your money.
Randy will orchestrate IdahoEdTrends.org to be the best data site in the country. It’s nearly there, hosting the most recent and publicly available data on every school, charter and district in Idaho. IdahoEdTrends.org has a feature where you can compare any schools in Idaho on demographics, academic achievement and financials. This product will become invaluable as we plug in the forthcoming ISAT scores that will be unveiled later this year.
We are committed to reaching all corners of Idaho, so we hired reporters David Keyes in Coeur d’Alene and Nate Sunderland in Rexburg. They will write news and features from their communities.
Also starting today is Brad Bolicek, our new management assistant who will help us produce special projects. And we’re looking forward to mentoring two student assistants, Nicole Criner and Stone Sutton, who are studying journalism and film.
We are first and foremost committed to being an accurate and independent messenger on public education in Idaho.
And we are now able to offer that news in a variety of formats and from every corner of the state.
We are humbled by your support these last two years. One of my favorite memories was hearing from a mother in Teton who was grateful for relevant education news so she could make better decisions for her children and family. While we love to hear from legislators, superintendents, educators and business leaders, hearing from parents validates our mission.
We are committed to improving Idaho Ed News and adjusting to find what’s best for our readers and followers. We have the resources and we have the talent.
Please contact me with your story ideas and tell us what you’d like us to investigate. Tell me what data you are interested in and we’ll go find it, mine it and write about it.
I look forward to developing the best place to find the most relevant, current and useful information on Idaho education.
— Jennifer Swindell, managing editor of Idaho Education News
“Gather up your friends and plan to join us for a delightful time of fellowship, fun and encouragement!” reads the event page for Inspirational Women Authors, Coffees, Confections & Conversations. “The afternoon gathering features a panel discussion with published women authors who have walked through some deep valleys, traversed the road less traveled, and discovered their inner strength along the way.”
The event takes place at Cloverdale Church of God, Boise, Idaho, Saturday, from 1 -3.
Americus Dotter is the pen name for an American author and advocate for women, best known for her autobiographical thriller, Soul Sale: A Rude Awakening.
Dotter was an ovum donor for many fertility clinics across the United States including Yale University, and helped many couples achieve their goal of creating a family. Stem cell research and the ethics surrounding it are one of her primary concerns. Her book, Soul Sale, is the raw story of spiritual warfare that she experienced in 2008 following the birth of her own child. It is an example of “quantum psychiatry,” a term that is gaining popularity and support in the psychiatric community. Quantum psychiatry is thought to be where spirituality and science meet to expose unproven realities. In a time where the transhuman agenda is beginning to appear in headlines, the ethics surrounding stem cell research must be discussed and unintended consequences of our knowledge should be examined. Amy Dotter successfully sheds light on these issues in a creative true story not like any ever heard before.
She was interviewed for the documentary film Eggsploitation, discussing her story and the idea that “the fertility industry has a dirty little secret.” 
Americus Dotter invites the reader feel some of the pain of psychosis, in a tale weaved from her real life experiences. The book explores the issue from several perspectives. She offers stark implications for bioethics. Elements of fantasy and reality are weaved to give readers an inside look at one woman’s remarkable journey. And while the darkness is spelled out, the book also offers inspiration for women, in the end.
A recent review of Soul Sale: A Rude Awakening, said:
I walked into a local bookstore to see an artist book signing. I love to read and thought I don’t do much for myself, I am going to buy this book. I didn’t ask what the book was about and I have never just walked up to an author and purchased a book. I was drawn to this woman it was as though I was following a beacon, like something told me I had to stop, I could not pass up this book or meeting.. I am personally dealing with much more than I can handle at the moment and this book and the authors experiences let me know I am not alone. No I didn’t have the same experiences and do not have the same exact mental issues. However, I have had or do have many of the same thoughts and feelings.
During my tour through the author’s experiences, thoughts, and feelings, I laughed, I cried, I related, and I was motivated to take my own life back to find happiness again.. When this book becomes a movie, if it isn’t to scarey,I would love to see it.
Come meet Americus and these other awe inspiring authors.