News & Media: The Humanity in the Headlines
Veteran journalist and Peabody Award finalist Brooke Baldwin has covered some of the biggest breaking stories in the U.S. and around the world. Brooke hosted her own live daily news show CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin for more than a decade, and was renowned for her versatility, authenticity, and humanity at the news desk. With a front row seat to history, Brooke offers a unique perspective on today’s most pressing issues.
Women’s Empowerment: ‘Huddle’ for Teamwork & Strategy
Veteran journalist and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Brooke Baldwin shares indelible insights from her debut book, Huddle: How Women Unlock Their Collective Power. Brooke explores the phenomenon of “huddling,” when women lean on one another—in politics, Hollywood, activism, the arts, sports, and everyday friendships—to provide each other support, empowerment, inspiration, and the strength to solve problems or enact meaningful change. Whether they are facing adversity (like workplace inequity or a global pandemic) or organizing to make the world a better place, women are a highly potent resource for one another.
Brooke Baldwin is a Gifted Moderator, Host, and Emcee for Your Next Event
Veteran journalist and bestselling author Brooke Baldwin has met Presidents and interviewed former first ladies, members of Congress, scientists, teachers, nurses, astronauts, actors, activists, rock stars, and ordinary Americans in extraordinary circumstances. With her trademark versatility and authenticity, Brooke is an incredible moderator, host, and emcee, ensuring a memorable and successful event for your audience.
Success Story: Brooke Baldwin makes a personal impact with her charismatic presentations & receives rave reviews
When veteran journalist and bestselling author BROOKE BALDWIN joined Acronis for their #CyberFit Summit in Miami, she brought a sought-after perspective to the event. Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, kicked off their virtual and in-person World Tour that welcomed 250 in-person attendees and 2,000 participants virtually. Alongside some of the country's most recognized cybersecurity experts, the former CNN Newsroom host was tapped to host a special networking opportunity titled Women in Tech. Heralded for her Wall Street Journal bestselling book Huddle: How Women Unlock Their Collective Power, Brooke is redefining the ‘huddle’ to explore how women lean on one another to provide support, inspiration, and the strength to enact meaningful change.
Brooke’s work around women’s empowerment, as well as her personal journey of transformation from a celebrated journalist to a champion for women, makes an impact across industries. From speaking with a group of new congresswomen on their strategies for success in a male-dominated field (which Brooke wrote about for Fast Company), to how women in leadership are revolutionizing the hiring process to ensure more diverse pipelines (which she wrote up for Fortune), it’s Brooke’s charismatic presentations and authentic connections that garner her rave reviews. Following the event, a professional college said: “You were the most charismatic professional presenter I have ever worked with - and I have been organizing conferences for 30 years. I hope I get to work with you again somewhere!”
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Brooke Baldwin is a best selling author, veteran journalist and Peabody Award finalist. She hosted her own live daily news show on CNN for more than a decade. Viewers have come to admire Brooke for her versatility, authenticity and humanity at the news desk. They also know Brooke for her debut book Huddle: How Women Unlock Their Collective Power (Harper Collins, April 2021). Part journalism, part memoir, Brooke redefines the word “huddle” when women lean on one another to provide each other support, empowerment, inspiration and the strength to enact meaningful change. In 2022, media and commerce company Togethxr, along with corporate sponsor Buick, hired Brooke to travel the country and host “huddles," elevating women's voices, around but not exclusively sports.
During her time at CNN (2008-2021), Brooke was often sent into the field to cover the biggest breaking stories in the US and around the world. She has covered everything from natural disasters, mass shootings, and terror attacks. Brooke had the privilege of meeting Presidents and interviewing former first ladies, members of Congress, scientists, teachers, nurses, astronauts, actors, activists, rock stars and ordinary Americans in extraordinary circumstances from surviving mass shootings to hurricanes to COVID-19. She also anchored extensive coverage of the Obama and Trump administrations and has also reported on stories from Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. (Ask her what it’s like to be catapulted off an aircraft carrier.)
Prior to joining CNN in 2008, Brooke worked at local TV stations in Washington DC, Charleston-Huntington, WV and Charlottesville, VA. She earned a double bachelor's degree in Journalism and Spanish from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Brooke splits her time between New York and Connecticut. She is dedicated to huddling, meditating, working out, traveling, hiking, reading, and hanging with her family, which includes her husband James and their pug, Pugsley.