Marcy McGinnis is a certified career, leadership, and communication coach who uses her extensive experience as a media and academic leader to help others with their career goals and communication needs. She believes that strong presentation and communication skills are critical to professional and personal success.
Marcy works with professionals to improve their presentation skills with individuals and groups—large or small. She trains clients to interact with television, radio, podcasts, print, or digital outlets. She facilitates leadership, communication, and media training workshops for individuals, groups, and organizations.
As a career coach, Marcy guides professionals in all stages of their career development. She helps clients from entry-level to C-Suite to develop strategies for job searches, securing promotions, managing staff, managing up, and leading effectively.
In Marcy’s senior leadership role at CBS News, where she ran news coverage and newsgathering, she also helped train, coach, and mentor personnel from entry to top levels. After CBS News, Marcy was founding associate dean of the Stony Brook University School of Journalism, where she taught and trained hundreds of future TV, radio, print, and digital journalists. At Stony Brook, Marcy played a crucial role in the creation of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science and was part of the team that trained scientists to communicate their work in the U.S. and around the world from 2009 to 2020.