Articles by tag: Terri McCormack Video

Behind the Screens with the Dallas Stars: Method Behind the Madness

Spontaneity and a feel for the moment has been a significant part of how the Dallas Stars entertainment team has made its name around the National Hockey League. While this reputation is well earned, there is a formulaic method to their strategy that begins far before puck drop. Twenty-four hours ahead of game time,…

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Behind the Screens with the Dallas Stars: The Psychology Behind Fan Participation

First-time attendees are common at hockey games in Dallas. Therefore, the Stars’ entertainment team realizes that it has just the duration of one game to make an impression on as many people as possible. “Dallas, being a non-traditional hockey market there’s a lot of room, presentation and production-wise, for deviation from whatever the norm…

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Behind the Screens with the Dallas Stars: MVP (Most Valuable Puck)

It is hockey tradition that the three stars of each evening’s match are recognized by the fans. One at a time, each star takes a step back onto the ice and raises his stick to salute the fans who remain in attendance after the final buzzer. In the Dallas Stars’ control room, the entertainment…

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Behind the Screens with the Dallas Stars: Calling the Shots

Some of the most important members in the Dallas Stars organization do not see a game in-person the entire season. Such is the case with Video Director Terri McCormack. Her chair is just around the corner from the ice, but since 2006 she has been executing each home game’s content plan from the control…

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Behind the Screens with the Dallas Stars: Changing the Atmosphere on the Fly

The Stars may not have turned Dallas into a pure ‘hockey town’ but they have endeared themselves to the people of their city because of pure entertainment. Win or lose, the expectation is to give the fans a positive memory. This becomes more difficult when the team trails 3-0, but the entertainment must stick…

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Behind the Screens with the Dallas Stars: How Grubes Gets Fans in the Groove

In most sporting arenas, music is used as a way to simply fill lulls in the action. For Dallas Stars DJ Michael Gruber, it is an opportunity to create a moment that fans will remember long after the event ends. The witty disc jockey has developed a cult following in Dallas due to his…

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Behind the Screens with the Dallas Stars: An Entertainment Experience that Goes Beyond the Ice

When leaving a professional sporting event, the chatter of exiting fans is often dominated by the turning points of that night’s game. Even an unaware pedestrian can determine the outcome of a match based on the tone and timbre of the surrounding conversations. As can be expected among passionate fans, the difference between a…

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A Skilled Trades Career Provides a Future-Proof Path
July 18, 2024

In today’s rapidly changing job market, a skilled trades career offers a viable and attractive option, especially for the younger generations exploring alternatives to traditional college education. Recent trends indicate a significant shift in interest in these hands-on professions. On Straight Outta Crumpton, host Greg Crumpton engages in a lively conversation with Nicole Bass,…

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How to Bridge the Gap in HVAC Careers Through Education and Inclusion: Insights from Nicole Bass
July 18, 2024

In the dynamic world of skilled trades, the HVAC industry is witnessing a significant transformation driven by leaders like Nicole Bass. With a growing emphasis on practical education and the shift in generational perspectives towards career choices, the discussion around HVAC careers is more relevant than ever. Today, we delve into the inspiring journey…

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Truckpedia Modernize Trucking Operations and Build Robust Presence with Innovation
July 18, 2024

The trucking industry, valued at over $940 billion annually, remains one of the most traditional and least technologically advanced sectors. Small trucking companies, which constitute 95.8% of the industry, often struggle to scale and compete due to outdated practices and limited resources. These companies need innovative solutions to modernize their operations and build a robust…

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Personal Fulfillment with Margaret Weniger | Ep. 9 | Growthwell with Josh Byrd
July 18, 2024

Balancing professional success and personal well-being has become increasingly critical in the modern workforce. In the wake of the pandemic, many individuals are re-evaluating their career paths to find roles that offer both professional growth and personal fulfillment. According to a survey by The Muse, 75% of respondents are planning to look for a…

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