Derrick Young: positive TV talent

Derrick Young is a traffic reporter on CBS-TV in Chicago, and was discovered through a talent search. He talks about his schedule; working in the mortgage industry; how he got on TV; how he prepared for the contest; how Bart Shore, producer Beth Godvik, meteorologist Megan Glaros, Jim Williams, and others helped him; how working at IBM influenced his optimism; how he stays positive; how to change negative thinking; helping and mentoring kids; his speaking engagements; how to set goals; dealing with challenges and failure; his fitness and diet plan; being bullied; how to get into the media business; how being on TV has helped him; persistence, and more.

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