A keynote speech he’s delivered to over 200 audiences, Bob gives a behind-the-scenes look at CNN, and the good and bad of network news, and how his successful fight against testicular cancer led him to prominence in the CNN anchor chair.
How Cable News is Fighting For Viewers
Bob takes a one-hour look at how Lou Dobbs, and Keith Olbermann are giving a hard edge to opinion-driven news, and polarizing an American public that’s increasingly turning to the Internet.
Overcoming Fear, Risk, Adversity, and Change
In his keynote speech, former CNN anchorman Bob Losure gives some simple steps to conquer those dream killers, Fear, Risk, Adversity, and Change, in the workplace and in life.
Veteran broadcaster, keynote speaker and Las Vegas-based emcee Bob Losure takes direct aim at the increasingly-polarized cable news business in his bold new keynote, "Who Hijacked My CNN?" The Former CNN Headline News anchor pulls no punches in a 2017 panel discussion before the Las Vegas Public Relations Society of America chapter.
The hot topic is the political gridlock in Washington D.C., and what President Trump has labeled "fake news" from CNN and other national media.
Mr. Losure has keynoted and hosted numerous trade shows and conventions in Las Vegas and nationwide--over 200 in all--for Officemax and RadioShack at Mandalay Bay, the Mercedes-Benz Concours d'Elegance at Amelia Island, Florida, and the Las Vegas Chamber's largest annual event, 'Preview', at the Thomas and Mack Center.
With the Oakland Raiders headed to Las Vegas, Bob will be on-stage to keynote and emcee more and more conventions coming to The Strip. Bob capped off 2016 in New York City, hosting a black-tie "Performance Awards" gala for 700 members of the global hedge fund industry.
He also moderated a 75-minute session in 2016 with America's most famous married political odd couple, strategists James Carville and Mary Matalin, at the Industrial Asset Management Council Convention in New Orleans.
Bob recently anchored 'live' on-camera interviews for Thrivent Financial from the Minneapolis Convention Center, moderated the Privacy Xchange Forum Cyber-Security Conference in Scottsdale, hosted the ExpressPros Leadership 'Simulcast' with sportscaster Dick Vitale from Thousand Oaks, California, and emceed the World Crane and Transport Summit in Miami.
Mr. Losure's speaking and on-camera anchoring skills have received high marks from former Delta Airlines CEO Richard Anderson. Bob moderated a televised meeting with of Delta flight attendants at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta as well as a press conference with 63 foreign journalists recently in New York City for Delta.
His guests on stage include former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman, Forbes Magazine's Steve Forbes, CBS anchorman Walter Cronkite, financial expert and graffiti artist Erik Wahl, and ABC-TV's Shark Tank panelist Barbara Corcoran.
EMCEE CAPABILITIES & EXPERIENCE
Awards Ceremonies: Hosting London's HFMWeek Magazine "Performance Awards for the Global Hedge Fund Industry" in New York City (2016); hosting National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy Awards in Cleveland; the U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce 10 Outstanding Young Americans in Washington, DC.; Junior Chamber International Awards, Pusan, South Korea; the World Presidents Organization in New York City (2013), KioskCom Awards (now Digital Signage Awards) at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas.
On-Stage Convention and Tradeshow Interviews: Cyber-Security Privacy XChange Forum emcee, Phoenix (2015); World Crane and Transport Summit host in Miami (2014); on-camera webcast interviews at Thrivent Financial National Sales Meeting at the Minneapolis Convention Center featuring keynote speaker and artist Erik Wahl among 30 interviewees (2013); one-hour on-stage interview with CBS journalist Walter Cronkite at the Outdoor Advertising Association Convention, Phoenix.
Live On-Camera and Televised Webcasts: On-camera/on-stage interviews with ESPN's Dick Vitale and Whole Foods CEO John Mackey at Express Employment Professionals' “Leadership Simulcast” at Fred Tavli Theatre in Thousand Oaks, CA. (2014); moderating studio discussion and "live" simulcast via the web with 215 Delta Airlines flight attendants & Delta CEO Richard Anderson at Delta Headquarters at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Atlanta.
News Conferences: Interviewing Pulitzer--Winning author Carl Bernstein before members of the foreign press for JC Bamford Heavy Equipment at Con-EXPO in Las Vegas; moderating four-person panel with questions from 63 foreign journalists at Delta Airlines news conference in New York City (2013).
Product Launches: On-camera talent in Los Angeles hosting "Accelerate Your Credit Now" infomercial (2015); and Ting Cellular infomercial (2016); introducing RadioShack's new computer product lines at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas; emcee of the OfficeMax National Sales Meeting at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas; introducing DNN.TV internet-based real estate network on-stage to executives in San Diego, Palm Springs, and Las Vegas; emceeing MLM launch of Ideal Health nutritional products on-stage at Universal Studios, Orlando; on-camera 30-second commercials for Newsmax Magazine, Palm Beach, FL.
Fundraising Galas & Live and Silent Auction Hosting: Mercedes-Benz Concours d'Elegance Gala/Auction at Amelia Island, Florida (5 years); emcee of the SHOPA Foundation Gala at CNN Center in Atlanta.
Debate Moderator: On-stage 75-minute interview with America's best-loved oddball political consultant couple, Democrat James Carville and Republican Mary Matalin in New Orleans at the Industrial Asset Management Council Convention (2016); Host of Oklahoma Gubernatorial debate on C-Span2; Moderator of Oklahoma lst District U.S. Congressional debate; global warming debate with Harvard/UC Berkeley professors for National YPO Convention, Tucson, AZ.
Breakout Sessions: Moderator of breakout sessions for Medical Tourism Congress in Ft. Lauderdale (2013); roundtable moderator for WasteExpo 360 at Las Vegas Convention Center (2012); emcee of the Edison Electric Institute Convention in Las Vegas, Toronto, Washington D.C., and Chicago.
On-Camera Corporate: Anchoring fictional 90-minute video dramatization of a train crash in Pennsylvania for Norfolk Southern Railroad at Georgia Public Television Headquarters in Atlanta (2015).