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Celebrity & Entertainment


APB's television speakers include some of the most notable names to ever grace the small screen. As diverse as the television medium itself, our roster can cover virtually any topic. From uplifting and inspirational to informative and educational (and everything in between!), our speakers on television offer a wide array of presentations.


Co-Founder and Executive VP, The Documentary Group

Kayce Freed Jennings is co-founder and executive vice president of The Documentary Group, an independent production company. The Documentary Group produced Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience, which was nominated for a...

Actor & Graphic Novelist

Known for his breakout performance in MTV Films' Better Luck Tomorrow, speaker Parry Shen shares his experiences as an Asian American in the acting business.

Health & Wellness Advocate / Journalist

Dr. Mwata Dyson is a health and wellness news correspondent covering a broad range of national and global issues. He has delivered informative reports on topics such as obesity, heart disease, drug abuse, healthcare reform, children's health, and...

Lawyer, New Thought Spiritual Teacher, Author & TV Personality

From Welfare Mother to New York Times best-selling author, from the Brooklyn projects to Emmy Award winner, from broken pieces to peace, NAACP Image Award Winner Iyanla Vanzant is one of the country's most celebrated writers, thought...

Award-Winning Actors

Best known for their portrayals of Ann Kelsey and Stuart Markowitz on NBC's long-running hit series L.A. Law, these two have gone on to do much more with their careers than win awards. Eikenberry has co-produced a one-hour documentary for...

Stuntman & Star of Bionic Builders

Casey Pieretti is a stuntman and star of the Discovery TV series Bionic Builder. An amputee, he lost his leg below the knee after being struck by a drunk driver.

Inventors & Engineers of Extreme Artificial Limbs

Together, Casey Pieretti (a stuntman, actor and athlete) and Bill Spracher (an engineer) host Bionic Builders, a Discovery special. They are co-owners of Amp'dGear Performance Amputee Sporting Gear.

Award-Winning Entertainer

Speaker Ben Vereen's credits include Broadway's "Wicked," Roots, and Law and Order. He addresses such topics as black history and overcoming adversity.

Adventure Sports & Travel Journalist / Author

Writer, educator, public speaker, and entertainer Buddy Levy is a co-star of the new hit television series Brad Meltzer's Decoded on The History Channel. As a freelance journalist he has covered adventure sports and lifestyle/travel...

Actor, Director & Author

Peter Bogdanovich has directed such classic films as The Last Picture Show and Paper Moon. He shares fascinating personal anecdotes, all of which demonstrate his love for the art of filmmaking.

Investigative Journalist

An award-winning journalist and author, speaker Kristal Brent Zook is known for her original insights on the topics of race, gender, labor and popular culture in America.

Award-Winning Investigative Reporter

Five-time Emmy winner Peter Lance has written such acclaimed books as 1000 Years for Revenge and Triple Cross, both of which explore the mistakes made after 9/11.

Authority on Innovation & Leadership

An innovation expert, Deborah Perry Piscione wrote the best-selling books Secrets of Silicon Valley: What Everyone Else Can Learn from the Innovation Capital of the World and The Risk Factor...

Legendary Director, Screenwriter & Actor

A legendary filmmaker, Woody Allen redefined the comedy genre in the '70s. He is known for such films as Vicky Cristina Barcelona and the Oscar-winning Annie Hall.

Actress & Comedian

A TV and film actress, speaker Aisha Tyler is also an avid gamer, author, and Glamour contributor who often discusses issues surrounding feminine beauty in Hollywood.

Star Award-Winning Show 'Breaking Bad'

A successful television, film, and Broadway actress, Gunn has recently garnered critical acclaim for her role as "Sklyer White" in the award-winning television show Breaking Bad.

America's Most Trusted Lifestyle Expert

As founder of Martha Stewart Living, an Emmy Award-winning television show host, and best-selling author, Martha Stewart is America's most trusted lifestyle expert.

News Anchor & Alcohol Recovery Advocate

News anchor and speaker Laurie Dhue shares her experience with alcoholism to inspire audiences to overcome substance abuse.

Actor & Stroke Survivor

Best known as “Hercules,” Kevin Sorbo was the picture of health and fitness until he suffered three strokes at the age of 38. With a message that’s particularly relevant to men who may deny warning signs, he shares “how nearly dying saved my life...


As host of PBS's Bridge the Gap, speaker Chris Bashinelli invites viewers to find common ground with people from around the world.

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