How To Get Your Foot in the Door


television hosting & presenting

If you want to be an on-camera TV host or subject expert this book will help you to take that desire and mix it with goals, an action plan, training, and discipline to shine on camera and get paid to do it – or to drive your business.

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Abel Intermedia is a highly regarded casting and talent development company. Founded in 2001 as Barbara Barna Casting, my services have expanded from casting break-out hits in cable television to multi-media coaching and advising + talent and executive development.


Media Training

Everyone needs to be camera ready. I combine mindset, technique and practice in a unique and effective client-centered methodology.



I have cast over 100 unscripted/alternative projects since launching in 2001, discovering or giving early breaks to talent from Amy Schumer to Carson Kressley to Jake Tapper.



Looking to move your career forward? Need support defining goals, creating an action plan and getting from A to B? I’m here to help you thrive in life and your career.



Classes are small, intimate, innovative and effective with personalized attention in a safe, supportive and creative environment.