Kerry Barrett

Tagline: Motivational Speaker

Talent Highlights

  • Over two decades of experience as an Emmy-award winning network news anchor, host, and reporter.
  • Specializes in on-camera delivery, video content creation, media training, and public speaking coaching.
  • Empowers corporations, executives, teams, and entrepreneurs to overcome mindset and confidence challenges.
  • Offers digital coaching programs, social media management, and group coaching sessions.
  • A sought-after speaker known for her captivating storytelling and transformative insights.

Keynote Topics

Learn from Emmy Award-Winning Anchor, Kerry Barrett, as she shares the story of how she went from plummeting ratings, to an Emmy on her desk – by learning the secret behind the lens. In the cut throat business of television, if you don’t adapt you die. You have to adapt yearly, weekly, even hourly.

What she learned about relatability changed the course of her career, and is now being taught to thousands of people in businesses all over the world. This secret helped her connect with her audience on a massive scale on camera and off, and will help you go from obscurity to authority.

Not only will you learn how to use video to leverage your visibility in a way that puts you ahead of your competition – but you will learn how to take those same skills off camera in your live interactions.

Learn the characteristics of relatability, what they are, why they’re important, take your own Relatability Index quiz, find out where you land on the index, what that means, and how you can improve.

Kerry will show you that magical place of connection that exists outside the script you are following – and helps you lead between the lines. 

  • How To Use the Undervalued Element of Relatability to Influence, Get
  • Employee Buy-In, and Lead
  • What The Emotional and Leadership Traits of Relatability Are
  • Measure Your Own “Relatability Index” and what it means
  • Learn How to Improve Your Score

Era (AKA- How to MVP Your VIQ)

Is your video falling short of delivering results? Is your confidence taking a hit?.

In today’s business landscape, we’re navigating through a video-centric era.

Video isn’t just another medium. It’s a catalyst for brand promotion, message sharing, and it’s the
secret ingredient to closing mega deals. But if your videos aren’t sparking magic, it’s time to reconsider your approach.

Maybe you’ve been there – scrolling through YouTube or TikTok, trying to understand what makes some content stand out while yours seem to fade into the background. You end up feeling even worse.

And no, the solution isn’t in AI that churns out monotonous, soulless content. The key to making meaningful connections is authenticity. It’s about showing up as yourself – real and unfiltered, with a unique voice that genuinely resonates with your audience. It may sound challenging, and we know it can be.

When you master this connection, your videos will start to click. They’ll resonate.

They’ll begin to close deals.

Video is a powerful tool, and you CAN make it work for you. Don’t let self-doubt and fear keep you from harnessing its full potential.

If you’re ready to transform your video content and start generating real results, let us guide you.

Remember, it’s not just about being on video. It’s about being real on video. Let’s start your journey to captivating, effective video content today!

Description: Drawing from her own experiences, going into an on-camera career with a debilitating fear of speaking, leaving a lucrative and glamorous TV career in NYC, and starting a business with zero business experience, Kerry deciphers the mindset, method and meaningful motivation to take difficult and scary, but calculated risk as a vehicle to personal and/or professional growth.

For audiences, Kerry answers these thought-provoking and life-changing questions: how does risk influence personal development, how to build confidence and develop new skills, and how risk develops a sense of pride and accomplishment.

The Mindset Required To Make Calculated Risk Part of Your Personal Growth

  • How To Take Risk In Life
  • How To Evaluate Risk
  • How To Implement


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Travels from:

  • New York, NY

Fee Range:

  • Fees* $5,001 - $10,000




With a transformative journey from debilitating stage fright to becoming an esteemed figure in broadcast journalism, Kerry Barrett stands as a beacon of inspiration for aspiring speakers and professionals alike. Over two decades, Kerry has etched her mark as an Emmy-award winning network news anchor, host, and reporter, honing her craft in the intense spotlight […]

With a transformative journey from debilitating stage fright to becoming an esteemed figure in broadcast journalism, Kerry Barrett stands as a beacon of inspiration for aspiring speakers and professionals alike. Over two decades, Kerry has etched her mark as an Emmy-award winning network news anchor, host, and reporter, honing her craft in the intense spotlight of television. Her story resonates deeply, illustrating the power of resilience and determination in overcoming formidable obstacles. Today, Kerry channels her wealth of experience and expertise into guiding others through their own challenges, specializing in on-camera delivery and video content creation to empower individuals and businesses in the digital age.

Kerry Barrett | Motivational Speaker

Expertise and Background

Kerry Barrett’s journey began with an unlikely foe: crippling fear of public speaking. Despite this initial setback, Kerry pursued her passion for journalism, leveraging her innate curiosity and dedication to carve out a distinguished career. Her twenty-five years in front of the camera have not only earned her critical acclaim but have also cultivated a profound understanding of the nuances of effective communication. From anchoring breaking news segments to conducting in-depth interviews, Kerry’s versatility and poise have solidified her reputation as a trusted voice in the industry.

Beyond her illustrious broadcasting career, Kerry has emerged as a sought-after speaker, captivating audiences with her insights into on-camera confidence and performance. Her influence extends far beyond the studio, as she imparts invaluable wisdom to corporations, executives, and entrepreneurs navigating the digital landscape. Through her digital coaching programs and media training sessions, Kerry equips her clients with the tools and strategies to command attention and drive engagement in an increasingly competitive market.

Why Kerry Barrett Should Be Booked

Event planners seeking a dynamic and impactful speaker need look no further than Kerry Barrett. With her unparalleled expertise in on-camera delivery and video content creation, Kerry offers a unique perspective that resonates with audiences across diverse industries. Her compelling narrative of triumph over adversity serves as a powerful catalyst for inspiration and transformation. Whether addressing large audiences or conducting intimate workshops, Kerry’s infectious energy and genuine passion leave a lasting impression, making her an invaluable asset to any event lineup.

Furthermore, Kerry’s holistic approach to coaching goes beyond surface-level techniques, delving into the psychology of confidence and mindset. By addressing the root causes of performance anxiety, Kerry empowers individuals to unleash their full potential and embrace the spotlight with confidence. Event planners can trust in Kerry’s ability to deliver tangible results, equipping attendees with actionable strategies to enhance their communication skills and drive tangible outcomes in their personal and professional lives.

Why Event Planners Should Use Speakers Inc

Event planners seeking to streamline their speaker selection process can benefit immensely from partnering with Speakers Inc. With an extensive roster of industry-leading experts like Kerry Barrett, Speakers Inc. simplifies the task of curating impactful and engaging events. Their rigorous vetting process ensures that only the most qualified speakers are represented, saving planners valuable time and resources. Additionally, Speakers Inc.’s commitment to excellence extends beyond the initial booking, providing comprehensive support and resources to ensure the success of every event. By leveraging Speakers Inc.’s expertise and network, event planners can elevate their programming and deliver unparalleled value to their audiences.

Summary and Conclusion

In Kerry Barrett, event planners and audiences alike discover a compelling blend of expertise, authenticity, and inspiration. From her humble beginnings grappling with stage fright to her meteoric rise as a respected broadcast journalist, Kerry’s journey embodies the transformative power of perseverance and self-belief. Today, she pays it forward by empowering others to conquer their fears and unlock their full potential in the digital age. With her dynamic speaking style and unparalleled insights, Kerry Barrett continues to leave an indelible mark on audiences worldwide, igniting change and fostering growth wherever she goes.

Her unique perspective, derived from years in the national media, enables her to teach others how to authentically connect with their audiences and cultivate a genuine rapport.

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