talent scout

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n talent scout someone employed to discover and recruit talented persons (especially in the worlds of entertainment or sports)
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Usage

In literature:

This brave man possessed remarkable talents for a scout.
"The Life of Francis Marion" by William Gilmore Simms
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In news:

Johnny Otis, the bandleader , talent scout and songwriter who was often called the "Godfather of R&B," died on Tuesday at his suburban Los Angeles home.
Like an old septic tank that won't stop stinking, another Kiffin caper emerged late Monday night on Yahoo Sports involving former Volunteers assistant coach Willie Mack Garza and notorious talent scout Willie Lyles.
First-look deal calls for MSLO to scout for new talent.
When it comes to the matter of finding baseball talent, maybe the only area where the Mariners derive industry-wide praise is international scouting.
(AP) — Francis "Bucko" Kilroy , a former New England Patriots executive who was known throughout the league as a top talent scout, died Tuesday, the team announced.
Honoring the student athlete who excels on and off the football field, and come Friday, both will get a rare opportunity to showcase their talents in front of college scouts.
DAVIDSON – Talent scout Peter Sklar will host a free lecture for aspiring dancers, singers and actors and their parents Feb 25 at Dance Davidson, 140 Jackson St.
Barrett, Talent Scout And Entertainment Agent, 93.
In August 1927 three musicians arrived at a makeshift recording studio in Bristol, Tennessee, to audition for a talent scout from the Victor Talking Machine Company.
Kara LaReau has struck out on her own, and has announced the formation of Bluebird Works, offering creative services that include freelance writing and editing, manuscript reviewing and talent scouting to publishers, authors and agents.
The poetry world needs its hatchet men, he explained — William Logan is the best known — but it also needs talent scouts.
NFL teams watch YouTube and video and scout CFL games, but even with that extensive talent-evaluation operation a prospective recruit from Canada still has to seek out expressions of interest .
Johnny Otis , the musician, bandleader, songwriter, impresario, disc jockey and talent scout who was often called "the godfather of rhythm and blues," died last week at his home in Altadena, Calif He was 90.
The median age of Pitchfork 's readers is 26 and includes record producers, talent scouts and disc jockeys.
"Hammond's folly" was what some critics called Bob Dylan when he was signed to Columbia Records by the legendary talent scout John Hammond, who'd previously brought the likes of Count Basie, Billie Holiday and Benny Goodman to the label.
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