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Bofta Yimam        

Emmy Award-Winning Journalist, Corporate Trainer & News Correspondent

Bofta Yimam is an Emmy® & Edward R. Murrow Award-Winning Journalist, DC-based National TV Correspondent, International Speaker, Executive Coach & Digital Course Creator. She was recently honored with the Asian-African Chamber of Commerce & Industry International Leadership Award and the Black Business Review’s Top 40 Under 40 Professionals. From London to Washington, D.C., Bofta has captured global crowds with her dynamic style and presence.

For more than a decade, Bofta has reported and anchored live on the morning and evening news for TV affiliates around the country, including CBS and ABC. Most recently, she reported on the impeachment inquiry from Capitol Hill as well as the White House.

She is the first Ethiopian-American newscaster to receive an Emmy® and has been honored for her work nearly every year in her career. In 2013, she won a Midsouth Regional Emmy® for excellence in “Continuing Coverage.” A year later, she received the Pennsylvania AP Broadcasters Association award for Outstanding Investigative Report.

As a seasoned speaker, executive coach and corporate trainer, Bofta mixes high energy storytelling and insightful content that will motivate your audience into action. From teenage depression to an award-winning broadcasting career to building a successful business from scratch, Bofta now works to inspire others that anything is possible. Bofta firmly believes that adversity has its advantages and there’s incredible power in owning your story -- that's what her clients learn to embrace, too.

From commanding executive presence to implementing savvy storytelling techniques to help your leadership team standout from the crowd, Bofta's value-packed corporate trainings will leave your team with memorable and powerful action steps to reach your goals.

Speech Topics

Speaking Topics

  • Inspirational
  • Health and Wellness
  • Journalism
  • Empowerment
  • Networking

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