Biography

Kate Delaney is an Emmy-award winning journalist and speaker who has interviewed more than 15,000 people, including U.S. presidents, top CEOs and Hall of Fame athletes. As a woman hosting a successful, highly rated radio talk show, she became a pioneer in broadcasting.

In addition to her popular speaking engagements across the country. Kate has hosted shows on the NBC Sports Radio Network, WFAN in New York City and KRLD in Dallas, Texas. Currently she hosts the Kate Delaney show that includes Forbes Books Radio a weekly feature showcasing movers and shakers in the business world. It reaches three million people.

She’s the author of three popular books, Level the Playing Field (2011) and Invade the Man Cave (2016). Her latest business book published by Forbes, Deal Your Own Destiny, Increase Your Odds, Win Big and Become Extraordinary is receiving rave reviews.

As a successful business owner, she’s most proud of working with the Texas Rangers baseball club on closing a $25 million radio rights deal for CBS radio when she worked as Executive Sports Director. Kate has served as a keynote speaker and consultant for companies such as: Deloitte, Stanley Oil and Gas, Forbes, UPS, Fox, AT&T, Cisco, and Exxon/Mobil, Kraft and many more. She also gave a TED style talk at the Forbes Insider’s Summit.

Kate is the Past President of the National Speakers Association in North Texas and serves on the advisory board of the Dallas Network Bar. DNB is millionaire Phil Romano’s high-tech members only Professional network hub.

Kate’s addicted to golf but seems to only get closest to the pin when she’s playing miniature golf.

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Simon Sinek is the WHY, Kate is the WOW! She crushes showing you how to nail your personal brand.
– DJ Maloof, Meeting Planner
In 30 years of conferences, I’ve only seen one panel run well. Kate masterfully extracted the panelists’ insights. I highly recommend her for any panel for any conference.
– Stephen Shapiro, Hall of Fame Speaker & Author
I knew Kate was a powerhouse but seeing her in person was just WOW! Kate did the luncheon keynote at our annual Hawaii Association of Broadcasters convention – a speaking position we are very careful about how we book – and she more than nailed it. Her energy, enthusiasm and story-telling skills are impressive. The audience loved her and kept talking throughout the afternoon about how much they enjoyed their time with her. One of our radio station attendees already interviewed Kate on their station! Thank you for bringing your A-game, Kate…and making me look good to my members! Way to deliver!
– Jamie-Hartnett, Executive Director, Hawaii Association of Broadcasters
I am still flying high off the adrenaline boost I got from Kate Delaney. She was simply amazing. I would recommend her to anyone holding a conference.
– Kathy Tuminello, Vice Chair for the Louisiana Support Staff Associations of Libraries
Kate was a dynamic emcee for our Taste for Dallas Sports Extravaganza. She kept the pace moving so our events; Silent and Live Auctions of Sports Memorabilia and other related items, created the maximum amount of excitement and purchasing. We achieved our fundraising goals and are now able to help our Charities benefitting so many in Dallas. Thanks Kate for making our event successful!
– Ralph Byerly
Kate Delaney has cornered the market in a way that I don’t see anyone else touching. She is a woman in a very male dominated field, sports, and does her work with authority and commands respect. Kate stands out with her confidence and her knowledge, but most important her insight. The beauty of Kate is that as a speaker, she’s a role model and inspiration to anyone who wants to break conventional roles. She has credibility with any audience. I am a huge fan.
– Lance Allred, Former NBA Player, Author and Speaker
Wowed is the best way to describe what happened to the ladies who heard Kate Delaney speak. Nothing but rave reviews.
– Brenna Smith, Founder and Ceo, Shenow
It’s a major coup for us to have Kate with us on the weekends,” said Jack Silver, NBC Sports Radio’s Program Director. “She connects really well with sports fans. She’s smart, funny, and she knows her way around the world of sports. Kate brings great energy, insight, and opinion to our weekend lineup.
– Jack Silver, NBC Sports Radio Program Director
Kate Delaney is a dynamic go-getter who can help you find the invaluable WOW. Kate’s help was instrumental in shaping my speeches from a technical format into something any audience would enjoy.
– Lisa Zahn, Board Certified Family Attorney, Mackoy Hernandez Qualls Brown & Zahn, LLP
Kate’s delivery is dynamic as she traverses her audience, seeking the right moment to deliver the lesson which exemplifies her experience in sports with world class interviewing techniques. If you have a chance to see Katie just go.
– Joe Savard, President, Advanced Internet Technologies

Booksby Kate Delaney

Deal Your Own Destiny, Increase Your Odds, Win Big and Become Extraordinary

Level the Playing Field

Invade the Man Cave

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