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Joan Lunden

“We were thrilled to have Joan Lunden speak to the Virginia MGMA. She was warm, friendly, and knowledgeable as she shared her insights into The 10 traits of Highly Successful People. Everyone loved it.”

- Jody O’Neill, Administrator of Virginia Medical Management Group Association

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Joan Lunden

Joan Lunden has hosted corporate events for such companies as:

  • Hyperion Solutions
  • VISA
  • Tricon Global Restaurants
  • Volvo
  • Hewlett Packard

She has hosted numerous satellite media tours and media events including: 

  • Benefiber
  • National Canned Foods
  • Oral B
  • Uncle Bens
  • Schering-Plough
  • The National Pork Association

Lunden has also hosted many corporate annual meetings as well as institutional videos, representing such entities as The American Dental Association and The American Lung Association.



Joan Lunden

  • Award-Winning Journalist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Bestselling Author

An award-winning television journalist, New York Times bestselling author, sought-after motivational and keynote speaker, successful entrepreneur, and one of America’s most recognized and trusted television personalities, Joan Lunden is one of the most visible women in the country.  In her refreshingly straightforward style, she shares the candid advice that has motivated her throughout her career, inspiring audiences to take charge of their health, their happiness, and their success.

Joan Lunden Speech Topics

A Bend in the Road is not the End of the Road

Ms. Lunden speaks frequently on the topics of motivation, inspiration and change. Leaving her seat on Good Morning America after two decades, making her the longest-running morning show host ever, she had to deal with reinventing herself in front of millions of Americans. She has toured with Tony Robbins sharing her "10 Positive Principles for Dealing with Change."  

The Ten Best Secrets to Success

In this speech, Ms. Lunden shares her personal story of making it to the top of the tough television news business as well as how she reinvented herself launching her own Smart&Simple Solution brand on QVC. She also discusses what she’s learned from highly successful business tycoons to U.S. Presidents that she’s interviewed over her three decades as a journalist. As one of the most well-known working moms in the country, she also talks about balancing home and family: how to keep your family values, still have dinner together and have “non-texting” family time all the while being a successful working woman.

Now That We Have It All, How Do We Do it All?

On the topic of women's changing roles and balancing work and family, Ms. Lunden shares her personal story as one of the first women in America to bring her baby to work when she became the host of Good Morning America, setting a trend for corporations across the country. Joan takes a historical look at how life has changed dramatically for women in America over the past few decades, from her interviews with women’s activist Gloria Steinem to Betty Freidan on her social-changing book The Feminine Mystique to Gail Sheehy on the passages of women’s lives. She explores some of the new challenges women face holding down jobs outside the home while caring for their families, in this national debate about women's roles that is still going strong today. 

The Secrets To Living Younger Longer

With best-selling books on health,  Ms. Lunden is constantly asked how she remains so young and vibrant. In this personal and motivational talk, Joan shares what she’s learned from the experts she’s interviewed and how she stays at the top of her game.   

Additional Speech Topics

Ms. Lunden also speaks on:

  • From Career to Caregiving and Everything in Between
  • Embracing Change: The New Reality for Your Family's Future
  • Fostering Leadership and Achieving Dreams
  • My Journey From Small Town Sacramento to The Big Apple

Joan Lunden Biography, Background, and Speaker Profile

Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist

As host of Good Morning America for nearly two decades making her the longest running host ever on early morning television, she brought insight to top issues for millions of Americans every morning. Ms. Lunden brought insight to top issues for millions of Americans each day. The longest running host ever on early morning television, Lunden reported from 26 countries, covered 5 presidents and 5 Olympics and kept Americans up to date on how to care for their homes, their families and themselves.

Lunden has served as national spokesperson for various organizations such as The American Heart Association, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, The American Lung Association, The American Red Cross, The American Academy of Pediatrics, and The Colon Cancer Alliance. She speaks regularly around the country about health & wellness, parenting, success & balance in life, and more.

One of the most visible women in America, Lunden has graced the covers of more than 40 magazines and book covers. Her books include Growing Up Healthy: Protecting Your Child From Diseases Now Through Adulthood; Wake-Up Calls; A Bend in the Road is Not the End of the Road; Joan Lunden’s Healthy Living; Joan Lunden’s Healthy Cooking; Mother’s Minutes; Your Newborn Baby; and Good Morning, I’m Joan Lunden. She also hosts the exercise video Workout America. 

With her keen interest in family, health, and wellness, Lunden has continued to be a reassuring and informative presence in American homes for more than 30 years. With that passion and journalistic trust, Lunden has created a brand dedicated to helping families live easier, happier, and healthier lives.

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