The Kerry Barrett Show

Hosted ByKerry Barrett

Unlock your on-camera potential with this show! Boost visibility, engage audiences, fully leverage the lens and drive sales. Join Kerry Barrett, an Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist, for insights on maximizing your VIQ (that's Video IQ). Explore more at And if you want to know how bad you are on camera... really, take the quiz here.

All Episodes

Episode 12: The Origins of Fear

In this episode, we explore the origins of fear and how it manifests in various situations, including public speaking. We discuss the deep-rooted fear of being judged, rejected, and experiencing lowered status. We reference a study that revealed public speaking as the number one fear, even surpassing death. The episode concludes by assuring listeners that they are not alone in experiencing this fear and that it affects many individuals. TIMESTAMPS [00:01:24] Fear of public speaking. [00:06:00] The fear of being seen. [00:09:01] Overcoming fear of public speaking. [00:14:14] Reframing nervousness as excitement. [00:21:01] Eye contact connection on video. Resources mentioned Jerry Sienfield Talks About Public Speaking & Death

Episode 11: The Importance of Eye Contact in Video

The Kerry Barret Show: Importance of Eye Contact in Video In this episode, Kerry emphasizes the power of video and on-camera communication for establishing authority and credibility. She discusses the importance of eye contact in creating a connection with viewers, particularly when presenting on camera. Drawing from her background in news broadcasting, Kerry explains that the camera lens acts as the viewer’s eye, and making eye contact with it is crucial for effective communication. She also highlights the relevance of this concept across various platforms, such as virtual keynotes, internal and external communications, landing page videos, social media, and more. TIMESTAMPS [00:01:08] Confusion when it comes to eye contact on video. [00:04:03] Power of eye contact for content creators. [00:05:56] Science bit of eye contact. [00:11:36] Replicate normal patterns of conversation on camera. [00:14:47] Know like factor. [00:15:14] Practise on how to establish eye connection. Resources mentioned Platonic: How the Science Of Attachment Can Help You Make and Keep Friends

Episode 10: Creating Your Own Digital Show with Brian Kelsey

In this episode, host Kerry Barrett is joined by Brian Kelsey, a host, and producer with a background in the news industry. They discuss their shared experiences working with notable figures like Howard Stern and Martha Stewart, highlighting the importance of being authentic and true to oneself in hosting and creating content. They also delve into the benefits of creating your own show as a means of establishing visibility and authority in the online space.

Episode 9: YouTube Short Form Editing with Deven Gillen

Deven Gillen, the Head of Business Development at Storyy, a dynamic platform designed to empower businesses and individuals to thrive on social media and YouTube, joins Kerry. Deven and Kerry dive into the rapidly evolving world of short-form video content, emphasizing the need for high-quality, authentic videos that engage audiences. The discussion extends to the impact of YouTube Shorts and other short-form video platforms on audience discovery and nurturing leads. Tune in to gain valuable insights into the world of social media, video content, and how they can work together to supercharge your business growth.

Episode 8: Crafting Your Media Presence: Ronica Cleary on The Kerry Barret Show

Ronica Cleary launched Cleary Strategies to provide public relations, media placements, & crisis management to leaders and corporations. Ronica will help you deliver your message, preserve your image, and build the skills needed to thrive in today’s media climate. Cleary Strategies’ clients can be seen in broadcasts, heard on podcasts & radio, and found in print. Past placements include ABC World News Tonight, Fox News, CNBC, Cheddar, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fox Business, Entrepreneur, GLAMOUR, countless local programs, and many, many more. Prior to launching Cleary Strategies, Ronica had a successful career in television journalism where she reported on programming that aired in some of the most competitive media markets in America: New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC. Most recently she worked as a White House Correspondent for Fox 5 in Washington, DC, and hosted a Sunday morning political talk show, “Fox 5 On The Hill.”

Episode 7: Chris Bogue Part 2 How to Use Video in Sales

Join us with Chris Bogue Part 2. Ever wondered how humor can amp up your sales videos? Chris, creator of “The Complete Guide to Selling on Video”, gives us the inside scoop. We delve into video’s role in post-Covid sales and the evolving world of B2B marketing. If you’re skeptical about video in sales, Chris might just change your mind. Listen in! 🎥🎙️ #salessuccess #videoinsales

Episode 6: Video Trends, Funnel Tricks & Crafting Content Goals

Today’s episode features the amazing Stetson Patton, the powerhouse behind “Socially Stetson.” If you want to conquer social media, she’s the go-to expert! From top-notch strategies to account management, she’s a true master. ​ In this episode, Stetson shares her own experiences and background in musical theater and public speaking, emphasizing the need to overcome the fear and comparison trap mindset that often holds people back from embracing video as a communication tool. ​ Join the conversation about strategic posting and boosting engagement. Stetson’s tips on utilizing Instagram stories as an authenticity-building tool and maintaining an online presence are game-changers. ​ Don’t miss this episode! ​ Happy listening!

Episode 5: Humor and Sales Video with Chris Bogue

Chris Bogue coaches people to create mercifully short video content for business. He is the creator of the Complete Guide to Selling on Video, a digital course on video prospecting for sales. He is also a sketch comedy writer and host of Chris Sells His Soul on LinkedIn Live. Join Kerry Berret as she and Chris talk about Humor and Sales Video.

Episode 4: Being real and relatable

In this episode, I talk about what it is that makes somebody authentic, real, the Relatability Index and basically why and how relatability is important in leadership, business, communication and getting buy-in from your employees or your content.