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.

 
  

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A Sample of the Groups That Have Hosted Joan Lunden
  • Valley Hospital Foundation
  • Jewish Home Foundation of North Jersey, Inc.
  • Bakersfield Women's Business Conference
  • Pennsylvania Homecare Association
  • Lafayette University
  • Accenture Public Service Women's Leadership Forum
  • University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital
  • The Michael Bolton Charities, Inc.
  • Women to Women
  • Virginia Medical Management Group Association

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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. Lundenshares 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 a ...

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. Lundenis 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. ...

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.   

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 ...

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.

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

Ms. Lundenspeaks 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 ...

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."  

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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 ...

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

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Biography

For over three decades, Joan Lunden has been a trusted voice in American homes and truly exemplifies today’s modern working woman. As the longest running host ever on early morning TV, Lunden greeted viewers every morning on Good Morning America for nearly twenty years. She reported from 26 countries, covered 5 presidents and 5 Olympics and provided insight to top issues for millions of Americans each day.

Today, Lunden is an award-winning journalist, bestselling author, health and wellness advocate, motivational speaker, successful entrepreneur, and a mom of seven children. She continues to keep Americans up-to-date on how to care for their homes, their families and themselves.

In June of 2014, Lunden was diagnosed with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer, which required chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation. Since then, she has shared her journey through cancer treatment with the world, becoming a prominent voice in the breast cancer community. An eternal optimist, Lunden decided to take her diagnosis and turn it into an opportunity to help demystify cancer treatment.

Bringing her passions to life, Lunden founded and runs a women’s wellness retreat, Camp Reveille, where women come to relax, recharge, jump-start their fitness and learn how to improve their health, all while having fun in a Maine summer camp setting.

From her real-life experience, Lunden has a strong passion for family and elder caregiving. She is the spokesperson for the nation’s leading senior referral service, A Place for Mom; and she recently co-authored a new edition of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Caregiving.

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 Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Caregiving; 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.