"Training for Life"

"Mark’s training goes beyond helpful pointers. He works with you to develop a system for improved speaking I will use the rest of my life." – Jack Shellard, Founder/Yankee Business Solutions

"Enormous Asset"

"Mark understands media as well as anyone. His insights on today’s environment and what the future will bring are an enormous asset."
-- John Kelly, NY State Broadcasters' Hall of Famer

"Fantastic Presentation"

"Mark, the reaction to your presentation was fantastic! Your insightful comments were right on target." -- Dr. Ross Thomson, Networking Event Chair

Mark's Media Appearances



2017

February 15th --- "How to Find and Be A Dynamic Speaker" on Elite Podcasts from AnnieJenningsPR

2016

December 28, 2016 --- "What Will a Trump Presidency Bring" on Focus on Albany with Cynthia Pooler
July 26, 2016 --- "The Best Traits for Winners" on the SmartBizNetwork
March 23, 2016 --- Spotlight News profile

2015

December 16, 2015 --- Changes Coming in Video Marketing, Brid.TV
November 19, 2015 --- No One is A Natural Speaker, Orate Blog
October 22, 2015 --- Interview Mistakes to Avoid on CBS.com Money Watch
October 12, 2015 --- Interview on Being Interesting with Business Innovators Radio
September 21, 2015 --- Take Your Elevator Speech to Top Floor --- Sarasota Herald Tribune
August 9, 2015 --- Trump analysis; Albany County Legislature --- Focus on Albany with Cynthia Pooler
August 6, 2015 --- GOP Debate 1 Preview --- 810 WGY "Chuck and Kelly"
August 5, 2015 --- 25 Business Email Etiquette Tips From the Pros --- FitSmallBusiness.com
July 6, 2015 --- Business Communication Advice on WDJY Radio, Host Cheryl Gowdie
April 29, 2015 --- Magnificent Time with Cloris Kylie on Blog Radio
February 10, 2015 --- Leadership Communication analysis --- CIO magazine with Moria Alexander
February 10, 2015 --- NBC's Brian Williams --- 810 & 103.1 WGY "Chuck and Kelly"
February 4, 2015 --- Super Bowl ads analysis --- Troy Record with Lauren Halligan
February 2, 2015 --- Super Bowl ads analysis --- 810 WGY "Chuck and Kelly"

2014

December 8, 2014 ---Graphic Cancer Ads analysis --- 810 WGY "Chuck and Kelly"
December 3, 2014 --- Effective Communications --- Pulse magazine
November 14, 2014 --- How to Get Media Coverage --- Lean Freak Show with Frank Donohue
October 3, 2014 --- Analysis: New Guilderland GOP Chair --- Spotlight News
September 22, 2014 --- St. Rose adjunct union vote --- WNYT-TV13
September 22, 2014 --- Goodell press conference analysis -- 810 WGY "Chuck and Kelly"
September 11, 2014 --- NFL's Goodell & Ray Rice controversy --- 810 WGY "Chuck and Kelly"
September 5, 2014 --- Joan Rivers' Legacy --- "Coffee with Cudmore" on Lite 104.7 FM
September 2, 2014 --- Siena Alumni Connection --- Troy Record
September 1, 2014 --- Adjunct Union Vote letter --- Times Union
August 28, 2014 --- Nonprofit marketing after Ice Bucket Challenge --- "Coffee With Cudmore"
August 27, 2014 --- Nonprofit Marketing after Ice Bucket Challenge --- Daily Gazette
August 26, 2014 --- Naked Dating lawsuit --- 810 WGY "Chuck and Kelly" morning show
July 3, 2014 ---Cyberbullying Law Overturned --- "Coffee with Cudmore"
June 9, 2014 --- Analysis of Belmont Stakes rant --- "Coffee with Cudmore" WVTL Radio
April 24, 2014 --- College Students: 5 Rules of Building a Strong LinkedIn Profile --- The LinkUp Blog
February 18, 2014 --- Analysis of Bode Miller interview --- "Coffee with Cudmore" WVTL Radio
January 28, 2014 --- Mail Abuse from State Senator by Greg Floyd of CBS 6
January 28, 2014 --- Public Speaking Tips ---- Albany Times Union feature
January 20, 2014 --- Analysis of Twitter libel trial --- "Coffee with Cudmnore" on Lite 104.7 FM
January 13, 2014 --- Analysis of Gov. Christie traffic jam scandal --- "Coffee with Cudmore"
January 9, 2014 --- Analysis of Gov. Cuomo State-of-the-State speech --- 810 WGY "Chuck and Kelly"

2013

December 12, 2013 --- Analysis of free press ruling in NY's highest court --- 810 WGY "Chuck and Kelly"
September 11, 2013 --- Analysis of Obama Syria speech --- 810 WGY "Chuck and Kelly"
August 28, 2013 --- Comments on 50th Anniv of ML King Jr. speech --- "Coffee with Cudmore"
August 21, 2013 --- Analysis: Al Jazeera America network --- 810 WGY "Chuck and Kelly"
July 31, 2013 --- Helping Small Biz Tell Their Story --- Michigan Business Network
July 23, 2013 --- Analysis on New Revelations on Anthony Weiner --- WTEN News
July 23, 2013 --- Analysis on New Revelations on Anthony Weiner --- Fox 23 News
July 16, 2013 --- 2nd Analysis of Spitzer race for NYC comptroller --- 810 WGY "Chuck and Kelly"
July 11, 2013 --- Analysis of Spitzer race for NYC comptroller --- 810 WGY "Chuck and Kelly"
July 11, 2013 --- Analysis of Spitzer runnig for NYC comptroller --- Lite 104.7 FM "Coffee with Cudmore"
June 27, 2013 --- Analysis of Paula Deen N-word crisis --- 810 WGY "Chuck and Kelly"
June 27, 2013 --- Analysis of Paula Deen N-word crisis --- Lite 104.7 FM "Coffee with Cudmore"
June 23, 2013 --- Guilderland Politics --- B 95.5 FM "Albany Street" with Joe Condon
June 6, 2013 --- Analysis of Dogs Bite Reporter --- Lite 104.7 FM "Coffee with Cudmore"
May 2, 2013 --- Ice Cream Truck Arrests --- Lite 104.7 FM "Coffee with Cudmore"
April 24, 2013 --- Analysis of CBS purchase of TV network --- Zintro.com blog
April 18, 2013 --- Media Chaos in Boston Marathon Bombings --- Lite 104.7 FM "Coffee with Cudmore"
April 18, 2013 --- Analysis of Media Chaos in Boston Marathon Bombings --- 810 WGY "Chuck and Kelly" April 11, 2013 --- Analysis of Weiner Comeback Bid for Mayor --- 810 WGY "Chuck and Kelly"
March 28, 2013 --- Analysis: Tiger Woods winning ad sends wrong message --- 810 WGY "Chuck and Kelly"
March 28, 2013 --- Analysis: Woods Nike ad --- Lite 104.7 FM "Coffee with Cudmore"
March 20, 2013 --- Analysis of Pew report on the state of the media --- 810 WGY "Chuck and Kelly"
February 13, 2013 --- Analysis of Obama State of Union --- 810 WGY "Chuck and Kelly"
February 13, 2013 --- Analysis of Obama State of Union --- Lite 104.7 Fm "Coffee with Cudmore"
February 4, 2013 --- Crisis Communication Tips --- Reputation Rhino blog interview with Todd William
February 4, 2013 --- Analysis of NY Gun Law --- Lite 104.7 FM "Coffee with Cudmore"
January 22, 2013 --- Analysis of Obama Inauguration Speech --- 810 WGY "Chuck and Kelly"
January 22, 2013 --- Analysis of Obama Inauguration Speech --- Lite 104.7 FM "Coffee with Cudmore"

2012

December 21, 2012 --- Platform Magazine: PR for the PR Industry by Grace Roberts
November 2, 2012 --- Siena Student Presidential Debate --- Moderated by Mark Grimm
October 29, 2012 --- Podcast with Taylor Marek --- Dealing with Your Social Media Angst
October 23, 2012 --- Fox 23 News --- Analysis of Prez Debate 3
October 23, 2012 --- WGY Morning Show --- Analysis of Prez Debate 3
October 23, 2012 --- WVTL-AM with Bob Cudmore --- Analysis of Prez Debate 3
October 21, 2012 --- Podcast with Taylor Marek --- Does your social media pass the Clarity test?
October 17, 2012 --- WGY Radio Morning Show --- Analysis of Prez Debate Two
October 17, 2012 --- WVTL-AM with Bob Cudmore --- Analysis of Prez Debate Two
October 12, 2012 --- Fox 23 News --- Analysis of VP Debate
October 12, 2102 --- WGY Morning Show --- Analysis of Vice Prez Debate
October 12, 2102 --- WVTL-AM with Bob Cudmore --- Analysis of Vice Prez Debate
October 4, 2012 --- WNYT-TV13 News --- Analysis of 1st Prez Debate
October 4, 2012 --- Fox 23 News --- Analysis of 1st Prez Debate
October 4, 2012 --- WGY Radio Morning Show --- Analysis of 1st Prez Debate
October 4, 2102 --- WVTL-AM with Bob Cudmore --- Analysis of 1st Prez Debate
October 3, 2012 --- Saratogian & Troy Record by Andrew Beam --- Pre-analysis of 1st Presidential Debate
October 1, 2012 --- WGY Morning Show --- Pre-analysis of 1st Presidential Debate
August 31, 2012 --- Mynt PR article --- 35 Delicious Pieces of PR Advice
July 10, 2012 --- WAPJ Radio, Torrington, CT, Ken and Karen Show --- How to Be A Dynamic Speaker
June 25, 2012 --- WNYT-TV13 --- Guilderland Library Expansion
June 25, 2012 ---- Times Union -- Guilderland Library Expansion
June 20, 2012 --- Melody Burns Show/Talk 1300 --- Guilderland Library Big Tax Hike
June 16, 2012 ---- ZipRecruiter.com --- Lessons fron Dad
May 30, 2012 --- BusinessNewsDaily.com --- Mitt Romney's "The Donald" problem
May 9, 2012 --- WECnology.com --- CEO Social Media Holdouts
May 8, 2012 --- The Content Strategist --- ESPN Blogger Scandal
April 23, 2012 --- TU Capital Region Women@Work by Molly Belmont --- Speaking Anxiety
April 18,2012 --- CarolRoth.com --- Leadership Tips (see Tip #36)
April 12, 2012 --- RadioTroy.com ---- Media Bias
April 11, 2012 --- WVTL-AM with Bob Cudmore --- Analysis: Mike Wallace death & the Ambush Interview
April 6, 2012 --- WQQX-AM 1490 East St. Louis --- Political Communication
March 26, 2012 --- RadioTroy.com ---- GOP Presidential Primary
March 12, 2012 --- Kern Radio 1180 Bakersfield --- GOP Presidential Primary
March 12, 2012 --- WRHU-FM 88.7 Hofsta Radio --- GOP Presidential Primary
March 1, 2012 --- BlogTalkRadio --- How to Stand Out in a Crowd with Mike Patterson
February 17,2012 --- CBS 6 with Greg Floyd --- Analysis on the Taxpayer Value of Canal Signs
February 7, 2012 --- WVTL-AM with Bob Cudmore --- Komen crisis involving Planned Parenthood
February 3, 2012 --- WNYT-TV13 --- Analysis: Komen/Planned Parenthood Crisis
February 2, 2012 --- CarolRoth.com --- The Biggest Challenge Facing Solopreneurs (See Tip 66)
January 24, 2012 --- WVTL-AM with Bob Cudmore --- Analysis: Coverage of Gingrich's ex-wife interview
January 23, 2012 --- CareerBliss article by Luke Roney --- Questions to Ask at a Job Interview
January 18, 2012 --- Times Union article by Larry Rulison --- Dark Day for Web (SOPA issue)
January 17, 2012 --- The Ladders.com article ---- Making Your Pitch Perfect by Andrew Klappholz
January 10, 2012 --- Schenectady Today with Ann Parillo --- Lively discussion on improving your speaking

2011

December 3, 2011 --- Associated Press National Wire --- Coach Boeheim analysis
December 1, 2011 --- WSYR radio --- John Nicholson Show offering analysis on Syracuse Univ. crisis
November 27, 2011 --- B 95.5 FM --- Joe Condon Show on Speaking and Media Tips
November 18, 2011 --- TimesUnion.com --- Observation Deck Blog - Is Social Media TMI for Journalists? November 7, 2011 --- SparkMinute.com --- 30 Tips on How to Interview (Tip 26)
October 12, 2011 --- ListProducer.com Blog --- Checklist for Public Speaking
October 6, 2011 --- The Exchange with Aaron Myers --- National Political Commentary
October 3, 2011 --- AllBusiness.com by Sara Wilson --- 101 Secrets to Run Successful Home Business
September 28, 2011 --- CarolRoth.com --- The Biggest Challenges Facing Small Business (and Solutions)
September 15, 2011 --- Today's Honoree --- Mark is featured in website
September 13, 2011 --- Law and Money Talk Radio --- Business Communication for Lawyers
September 2, 2011 --- Total Education Network with Neil Haley --- Public Speaking Tips
September 2, 2011 --- CareerRealism.com --- 10 Job Search Tips that Take Less Than a Minute
August 22, 2011 ---- SocialTechPop.com ---- America's Top 35 Business Cards
August 19, 2001 --- Toledo Biz Talk --- Everyone Can Become A Dynamic Speaker
August 17, 2011 --- Ken Pettigrew Show --- Everyone Can Become A Dynamic Speaker
August 2, 2011 --- This Is Reno.com --- The Ethics of News People Involved in Promotion
July 25, 2011 --- WVTL-AM --- How to Gain the Edge in Job Interview
July 21, 2011 --- CBSmoneywatch.com --- Don't Sell Yourself Short in Job Interview
June 27, 2011 ---The Ladders.com --- Good Interview Preparation
May 2011 --- Meet the Authors on Colonie Channel 17 --- Public Speaking Tips
May 14, 2011 --- Real Conversations on MY-4 Albany --- Getting the Edge
April 30, 2011 --- DreamJobRadio.com --- How to Get Noticed and Get A Better Job
April 26, 2011 --- BrandmakerNews.com --- How to Make a Great First Impression
April 7, 2011 --- ToiletPaperEntrepreneur.com --- Contributor on Tips for Getting Speaking Gigs
April 2, 2011 --- ALIVE Radio Network --- Guest Discussing Politics
March 26, 2011 --- ALIVE Radio Network --- Guest Discussing Speaking Book
March 20, 20011 --- WNYT-TV13 Forum 13 --- Segment Guest on ASTD conference
March 14, 2011 --- The Ladders.com --- Analyst for How to Handle Job Interview
March 5, 2011 --- The Troy Record newspaper --- Grimm Profile

2010

September 29, 2010 --- Business News Daily --- Analysis of How Small Business Can Affect Politics
September 23, 2010 --- WVLT-AM ---- Analysis of Cuomo-Paladino race
September 21, 2010 --- WNYT-TV13 --- Analysis of negative political ads
September 17, 2010 --- SellingBooks.com --- Interview on my public speaking book
September 15, 2010 --- TJWalker.com/live Internet Radio --- On Becoming More Dynamic at Speaking
September 11, 2010 --- WEXY-AM 1520 in South Florida --- Quran book burning controversy
September 8, 2010 --- CBS-6 Albany --- Analysis of media coverage of Quran burning controversy
June 18, 2010 --- WVTL-AM --- Analysis of BP crisis communication mess
June 17, 2010 --- WTEN-TV10 --- Analysis of BP crisis communication mess
February 20, 2010 --- Times Union --- Analysis on Tiger Woods announcement
February 20, 2010 --- Troy Record --- Analysis on Tiger Woods announcement
Febraury 19, 2010 --- CBS-6 Albany (6:30 pm news) --- Analysis on Tiger Woods announcement
Febraury 19, 2010 --- Capital Area Golf blog --- Analysis on Tiger Woods announcement
January 21, 2010 --- WVTL-AM 1570 --- Guest Discussing Scott Brown upset in Massachusetts

2009

February 7, 2009 --- WNYT-TV Saturday Today Show --- Everyone Can Be A Dynamic Speaker
February 6, 2009 --- WNYT-TV Midday Program --- Guest on Book: Everyone Can Be A Dynamic Speaker
January 31, 2009 --- WYSL-AM1040 Rochester --- Guest of David Parish on Public Speaking Book
January 29, 2009 --- Capital News 9 --- Analyst on Gov. Paterson & media; media analysis
January 28, 2009 --- WVTL-AM 1570 --- Guest Discussing New Book: Everyone Can Be A Dynamic Speaker
January 2, 2009 --- WNYT-TV13 Weekend Today ---- Guest Expert on Job Interview Tips View Video

2008

November 4, 2008 --- WVTL-AM 1570 --- Analysis Guest - Election Day
October 22, 2008 --- SCTV16 --- Moderator - Presidential debate among Siena students
October 16, 2008 --- CBS6 6 & 11 pm News --- Analyst --- On Credibility of Campaign Ads
September 4, 2008 --- Capital News 9 ---- Analyst --- On Sarah Palin Convention Speech
June 25, 2008 --- WNYT-TV13 Midday --- Program Guest - How to Confrornt the Fear of Speaking
May, 2008 --- Success Magazine --- Mark was the subject of a full-page profile in the May issue
April 23, 2008 --- WNYT-TV13 Midday --- Program Guest – How to Become a Dynamic Speaker
April 3, 2008 --- Promethean newspaper --- Feature profile on Mark Grimm
March 16, 2008 --- WNYT-TV13 Forum 13 --- Program Guest – Trainers' Conference (Lynch)
March 14, 2008 --- WVTL-AM 1570 --- Analysis Guest – Spitzer resignation (Cudmore)
February 11, 2008 --- Crains NY Business --- Letter to Editor/State government

2007

September 6, 2007 --- Times Union --- Analysis/NY State business economy (Anderson)
March 18, 2007 --- WNYT-TV13 Forum 13 --- Segment Guest – Workplace Performance
March 5, 2007 --- Glens Falls Post Star --- Analysis – NY’s Primary Date
March 2, 2007 --- Times Union --- Analysis – Stock market swing (Churchill)
March 1, 2007 --- WVTL-AM 1570 --- Segment Guest – Governor Spitzer’s progress
February 22, 2007 --- CBS6 (WRGB-TV) --- Segment Guest – Anna Nicole Smith coverage
February 2, 2007 --- CBS6 (WRGB-TV) --- Segment Guest – Super Bowl hype

2006

December 8, 2006 --- Business Review --- Analysis – Bad bosses (D’Errico)
December 8, 2006 --- Glens Falls Post Star --- Analysis – Congresswoman Gillibrand committee post
November 26, 2006 --- WNYT-TV’s Forum 13 --- Program Guest – Becoming a More Dynamic Speaker
August 15, 2006 --- Siena News magazine --- Profile feature on Siena Alumni Connection
July 21, 2006 --- Business Review --- Commentary on visitors’ spots
June 9, 2006 --- Business Review --- Analysis – How math figures in readers’ lives
March 19, 2006 --- WNYT-TV’s Forum 13 --- Program Guest – On upcoming Trainers’ Conference

2005

October 14, 2005 --- Business Review --- LTE – Media coverage of small business
September 1, 2005 --- Times Union --- LTE – Pat Robertson and the 1st Amendment
July 9, 2005 --- WXXA-Fox 23 In Focus --- Program Guest – Becoming a More Dynamic Speaker
May 20, 2005 --- Business Review --- Analysis – On retiring in the Capital Region
April 22, 2005 --- Business Review --- LTE – Media coverage of NYS Legislature
April 19, 2005 --- SeanLeahy.net --- Analysis – WTEN eliminating sportscasts
April 8, 2005 --- Times Union --- Analysis – Harry Potter hype with (McGuire)
March 24, 2005 --- Altamont Enterprise --- Article – Citizens demand lower tax rates (Spencer)
March 20, 2005 --- WNYT-TV’s Forum 13 --- Program Guest – On upcoming Trainers’ Conference
February 2005 --- SACC-TV (Schenectady Cable) --- Program Guest – How to market small biz better
January 21, 2005 --- Business Review --- Analysis – On unrestrained NY state spending

2004

November 4, 2004 --- Altamont Enterprise --- LTE – Spending no longer tolerated
October 30, 2004 --- Schenectady Gazette --- Analysis – Clyne-Soares DA race (Foss)
September 10, 2004 --- Business Review --- Analysis – On how to lower stress
October 22, 2004 --- Business Review --- Analysis – On passing on expertise to students
November 12, 2004 --- Business Review --- Book review – Arrogance by Bernard Goldberg

2003

November 23, 2003 --- Times Union --- Profile of Grimm as actor
May 29, 2003 --- Altamont Enterprise --- Article – One man speaks out on budget

Earlier

March 1998 --- WTEN-TV10 --- Analysis – State budget process
December 5, 1997 --- Business Review --- Profile – On form created for govt. office

National TV:

Phil Donahue Show --- Topic: Bush-Rather interview
CBS Morning News --- Topic: Louisville snowstorm report

Authored Publications by Grimm:

2009 - Book: Everyone Can Be A Dynamic Speaker: Yes, I Mean You!
September 22, 2005 --- AdLib (ADClub publication) --- Title: The Future of the AD Business
July 17, 2005 --- TU --- Letter to Editor Title: Jailing Reporter Only Protects Corruption
1995 - 1998 --- Agency Newsletter --- Title: RegWatch (creator, editor)
February 1998 --- A Report to Gov. Pataki --- Title: Regulatory and Permit Reform in NY State
December 3, 2004 --- Time Warner Book Group --- Book review – Arrogance by Bernard Goldberg
December 22, 2004 --- Time Warner Book Group --- Book review – The 101 Greatest Business Principles of All Time

Siena Alumni Connection

Mark has been host/producer of the radio interview program, the Siena Alumni Connection, since 2004.

WGY
Mark was a fill-in host more than a dozen times at WGY, with his first appearance in September 2005.