A graduate of Georgetown University, Brian Callaghan spent the first twenty of his more than forty year long career as a broadcast news reporter, television producer, speechwriter, and professional actor. A veteran of the Washington press corps, his first brush with journalism was as a speechwriter for Katharine Graham at The Washington Post. As a television news reporter, he covered Capitol Hill and The White House for America Today, an international news program, broadcast daily to over 100 countries. Brian also hosted live satellite news conferences for Worldnet Television, linking up U.S. and foreign officials, and produced public affairs documentaries that received international recognition. He has produced arts programming for PBS, scripted narrations for National Geographic films, managed historic Ford’s Theatre and served in the United States Marine Corps. For the past seventeen years, Brian has traveled the U.S. and overseas as a public speaking coach helping people from all walks of life to communicate more effectively. Included among his clients are business executives and government officials, physicians and attorneys, educators, police and military officers, sports figures, film stars and television personalities.