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Connie Chung        

Highly Recognized Diversity Advocate & Television Personality

An award-winning investigative reporter/anchor and one of the most recognizable faces on American television, Connie Chung has been a powerful force in the news industry for more than 35 years. On the lecture stage she draws on her unique experiences as a working mother in addressing the challenges today’s women face, advocating diversity in the workplace, and inspiring younger journalists to make a difference in their local communities and worldwide.

The first woman to co-anchor a major networks nightly news (The CBS Evening News), Connie has received innumerable accolades for her work, including three national Emmy Awards, a Peabody Award, an Edward R. Murrow Award, and two commendations from American Women in Radio and Television. In 2000 she was honored by Amnesty International for her report on the abuse of women in Bangladesh. A working mother herself, Connie has been a vocal advocate for mothers and expecting women in the workplace.


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Speech Topics

Analysis: Influence of Media on Current News Events

Washington and the Media

Chinese-Woman Journalist” or “Connie Chung, Journalist

Juggling Act: Ambition and Motherhood

The Microphone as Sword: Journalism, the Search for Truth and the Fight Against Injustice

The Education of Connie Chung

Growing Up Asian American

Juggling Act: My Life as a Working Mom


Connie Chung writes powerful letter on sexual assault to Blasey Ford

In a powerful letter to Christine Blasey Ford published Wednesday in the Washington Post, American journalist Connie Chung wrote that the memory of her ...

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