Broadcast / Media Keynote Speakers

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Broadcast and Media keynote speakers bring us face-to-face to the stories and events that have shaped our lives. They engage in deep research and ask tough questions in the world of ever-changing media and current events. GDA has a world-class roster of broadcast and media keynote speakers to emcee, moderate or deliver a timely message for your next event.


Keynotes: 1 Books: 5 Videos: 1

Johnny Bench

National Baseball Hall Of Famer, 1989

Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 1989, Bench is considered "Baseball's Greatest Catcher". Over the years, he has maintained balance by using his celebrity status to aid several worthy causes.

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Keynotes: 10 Books: 4 Videos: 5

Carl Bernstein

Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist/Author & Political Analyst

In the early 1970s, Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward broke the Watergate story for The Washington Post, leading to the resignation of President Richard Nixon and setting the standard for modern investigative reporting, for which they and The Post were awarded the Pulitzer Prize.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Bonin Bough

TV Host, Marketing Exec, Investor and Author

Bonin Bough is one of the foremost-awarded marketing executives, the host of The Cleveland Hustles, and the author of Txt Me (646) 759-1837. He was one of the youngest C-suite executives in a Fortune 50 company, Bonin has spearheaded some of the industry’s largest global marketing campaigns.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 4 Videos: 12

Kathryn Childers

One of First Women Agents in the United States Secret Service

Kathryn Childers was one of the first five women hired into the Secret Service in 1970 protecting Presidents, dignitaries, as well as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and her children. Journalist, philanthropist, and author/publisher followed. Through it all, she became an expert at doing it scared ... and shares that courageous journey.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Katrina Cravy

Emmy Award-Winning TV Personality

With more than 20 years of experience on-camera as a consumer reporter, news anchor, and talk show host, Katrina has now started her own company as a motivational speaker and media training consultant. She has great stories to tell and will help you be a better storyteller too.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Michelle Gielan

Positive Communication Expert

Michelle Gielan, a national CBS News anchor turned UPenn positive psychology researcher, is the bestselling author of Broadcasting Happiness. She is partnered with Arianna Huffington to research how transformative stories fuel success.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Celeste Headlee

Award-winner Journalist, Trained Musician, and Business Spokeswoman

Celeste Headlee is an award-winning journalist, who’s appeared on NPR, PBS World, PRI, CNN, BBC and other international networks. Celeste is a classically-trained musician and granddaughter of famed William Grant Still.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 6

Bob Losure

Former Anchor - CNN Headline News, Emcee and Host, Cancer Survivor

Bob Losure is a CNN Headline News anchor and author of Five Seconds to Air: Broadcast Journalism Behind The Scenes. Losure shares his life story with great fun and panache as he chronicles his Oklahoma roots. 

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 4 Videos: 1

Frank Luntz

Most-Quoted Pollster in America

Frank has become the go-to consultant when Fortune 100 companies and their CEOs need communication and language guidance. Frank is the author of The New York Times best seller Words that Work: It’s Not What You Say it’s What People Hear.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 5

Heather Monahan

Best-selling Author, Entrepreneur and Former C-Suite Executive

Confidence is the one thing that will change everything for you.  Confidence is not given it's created.  After a 20-year climb in Corporate America and claiming her spot in the C-suite, Heather Monahan knows how to create confidence and she will teach you and your team how too.  

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 5

Sonia Nazario

Social Journalist, Author, Humanitarian

Sonia Nazario is an award-winning journalist and humanitarian. Her personal story is the story of migration and of ganas (determination). Her articles and speeches move people to tears and end in standing ovations.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Miles O'Brien

Emmy-Award Winning Reporter, Science & Tech Expert

Veteran journalist, news anchor and correspondent covering science, technology and aerospace. He is a speaker and a very capable host/moderator and MC.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 5 Videos: 3

Mike Robbins

An Expert in Teamwork, Emotional Intelligence and The Powers of Appreciation and Authenticity

He has inspired tens of thousands of people around the world to reach new levels of awareness and productivity, both personally and professionally. Mike teaches people important techniques that allow them to be more grateful, appreciative, and authentic with others and themselves.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 4 Videos: 4

Patrick Schwerdtfeger

Futurist Leading Authority on Technology Trends

As a leading expert in technology trends and a recognized authority on global business trends, Patrick Schwerdtfeger's work focuses on providing insights into the technological forces driving the transformation of businesses around the world.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 8

Bill Walton

Basketball Legend, Broadcaster, Humanitarian, and Survivor

Basketball legend Bill Walton is a beloved sports celebrity. A UCLA college star and champion with Boston’s Celtics and Portland’s Trailblazers, Bill is now an ESPN broadcaster. Bill inspires audiences with lessons from his success on the court and overcoming health challenges that cut short his brilliant career

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Tim Washer

Former Comedy Writer and Actor on SNL

Tim Washer spent 20 years at IBM, Cisco and Accenture mostly feigning interest on conference calls. Moonlighting as a comedy writer/actor on SNL, Conan and The Late Show established him as a Subject Matter Expert in nonsense. Tim applied humor to humanize some of the world’s most boring brands. 

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 19 Videos: 8

Bob Woodward

Legendary Pulitzer Prize-Winning Investigative Journalist Author and Associate Editor, The Washington Post

Legendary Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward gained international attention when he and Carl Bernstein uncovered the Watergate scandal in 1973. Since then, Woodward has written 19 bestselling books about nine presidents. He’s been called “truth’s gold standard.” His latest bestseller is Fear: Trump in the White House.

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