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Dan Harris

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Award-Winning ABC News Anchor & #1 New York Times Best-Selling Author

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 Dan Harris Biography

Dan Harris is a co-anchor the weekend edition of Good Morning America on ABC News, as well as a correspondent for such broadcasts as Nightline and World News Tonight. He is also the author of 10% Happier, a #1 New York Times best-selling book about a fidgety, skeptical news anchor who stumbles upon meditation. Recently, Harris launched an app specifically designed to teach meditation to doubters and busy people. This ancient practice—too long associated exclusively with hippies and robed gurus—has been shown by modern science to boost resilience, focus, creativity, emotional intelligence, and overall mental and physical health. With meditation and mindfulness now being embraced by executives, athletes, educators and entertainers, Harris has become a leading voice for pushing for the practice into the mainstream, using plain English and dry humor. He has spoken in front of a variety of audiences—corporations, health and wellness organizations, and schools and universities.

In 10% Happier, Harris tells his story as only a reporter can: through deep research, tough questions, and a healthy dose of irony. The book is part investigation and part immersive journalism: one man’s accidental quest to boost his happiness quotient without losing his professional drive. After learning about research that suggests meditation can do everything from lower your blood pressure to essentially rewire your brain, Harris took a deep dive into the underreported world of CEOs, scientists, and even marines, who are now using it to be calmer, happier, and less yanked around by their emotions. The book takes readers on a ride from the outer reaches of neuroscience to the inner sanctum of network news to the bizarre fringes of America’s spiritual scene, and leaves them with a takeaway that could actually change their lives.

The app co-founded by Harris—called 10% Happier: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics—mixes the irreverence of the book with simple, practical, down-to-earth instructions. Users get short, daily videos, in which Dan discusses the practice with some of the world’s greatest teachers. The app also comes with a personal coach, who can answer questions and keep users accountable.

10% Happier is also available in podcast form, and features in-depth conversations about meditation and happiness with celebrities, doctors, scholars, and other icons, including the Dalai Lama. Harris’ latest book, Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics, was released in December 2018 and immediately found its way onto the best-seller list.

Previously, Harris was the anchor of the Sunday edition of World News. He regularly contributes stories on ABC for such shows as 20/20, World News Tonight with David Muir, and the weekday edition of Good Morning America. Harris has reported from all over the world, covering wars in Afghanistan, Israel/Palestine, and Iraq, and producing investigative reports in Haiti, Cambodia, and the Congo. He has also spent many years covering America's faith scene, with a focus on evangelicals—who have treated him kindly despite the fact that he is openly agnostic.

Harris has been at ABC News for 16 years, receiving Murrow and Emmy awards for his reporting. Prior to joining ABC, he was in local news in Boston and Maine.

Harris grew up outside of Boston and currently lives with his wife, Bianca, and their son, Alexander, in New York City.

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Hoist on My Own Petard: Or: How Writing 10% Happier Threw My Own Advice Right Back in My Face

Hoist on My Own Petard: Or: How Writing 10% Happier Threw My Own Advice Right Back in My Face

10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works--A True Story

10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works--A True Story

Speaking Topics
  • 10 % HAPPIER: THE SKEPTICAL CASE FOR MEDITATION

    How a fidgety, skeptic anchorman found meditation Join us for a lecture and conversation with Dan Harris, Emmy Award-winning correspondent for ABC News, Nightline co-anchor and author of New York Times Bestseller: "10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in my Head, Reduced Stress without Losing my Edge, and Found Self-Help that Really Works
    • A True Story."

  • Mindfulness, Meditation, Happiness, and How to be Less Crazed at Work

  • The Balance Between Ambition and Contentment

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    Booking fees for Dan Harris, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dan Harris, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Dan Harris?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dan Harris for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dan Harris for your next private or corporate function.
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Dan Harris

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Award-Winning ABC News Anchor & #1 New York Times Best-Selling Author

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Dan Harris Biography

Dan Harris is a co-anchor the weekend edition of Good Morning America on ABC News, as well as a correspondent for such broadcasts as Nightline and World News Tonight. He is also the author of 10% Happier, a #1 New York Times best-selling book about a fidgety, skeptical news anchor who stumbles upon meditation. Recently, Harris launched an app specifically designed to teach meditation to doubters and busy people. This ancient practice—too long associated exclusively with hippies and robed gurus—has been shown by modern science to boost resilience, focus, creativity, emotional intelligence, and overall mental and physical health. With meditation and mindfulness now being embraced by executives, athletes, educators and entertainers, Harris has become a leading voice for pushing for the practice into the mainstream, using plain English and dry humor. He has spoken in front of a variety of audiences—corporations, health and wellness organizations, and schools and universities.

In 10% Happier, Harris tells his story as only a reporter can: through deep research, tough questions, and a healthy dose of irony. The book is part investigation and part immersive journalism: one man’s accidental quest to boost his happiness quotient without losing his professional drive. After learning about research that suggests meditation can do everything from lower your blood pressure to essentially rewire your brain, Harris took a deep dive into the underreported world of CEOs, scientists, and even marines, who are now using it to be calmer, happier, and less yanked around by their emotions. The book takes readers on a ride from the outer reaches of neuroscience to the inner sanctum of network news to the bizarre fringes of America’s spiritual scene, and leaves them with a takeaway that could actually change their lives.

The app co-founded by Harris—called 10% Happier: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics—mixes the irreverence of the book with simple, practical, down-to-earth instructions. Users get short, daily videos, in which Dan discusses the practice with some of the world’s greatest teachers. The app also comes with a personal coach, who can answer questions and keep users accountable.

10% Happier is also available in podcast form, and features in-depth conversations about meditation and happiness with celebrities, doctors, scholars, and other icons, including the Dalai Lama. Harris’ latest book, Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics, was released in December 2018 and immediately found its way onto the best-seller list.

Previously, Harris was the anchor of the Sunday edition of World News. He regularly contributes stories on ABC for such shows as 20/20, World News Tonight with David Muir, and the weekday edition of Good Morning America. Harris has reported from all over the world, covering wars in Afghanistan, Israel/Palestine, and Iraq, and producing investigative reports in Haiti, Cambodia, and the Congo. He has also spent many years covering America's faith scene, with a focus on evangelicals—who have treated him kindly despite the fact that he is openly agnostic.

Harris has been at ABC News for 16 years, receiving Murrow and Emmy awards for his reporting. Prior to joining ABC, he was in local news in Boston and Maine.

Harris grew up outside of Boston and currently lives with his wife, Bianca, and their son, Alexander, in New York City.

Dan Harris Videos

  • Getting “Happier” with Dan Harris
    After a nationally televised panic attack on “Good Morning America,” Dan Harris, now co-anchor of “Nightline” as well as “GMA” weekend...
  • Dan Harris About 10% Happier: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics
    Rose interviews Dan Harris, correspondent for ABC News, anchor for Nightline and co-anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America.
  • Dan Harris: Hack Your Brain's Default Mode with Meditation
    Dan Harris explains the neuroscience behind meditation, but reminds us that the ancient practice isn't magic and likely won't send one floating into...

Dan Harris Books

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Dan Harris Speaking Topics

  • 10 % HAPPIER: THE SKEPTICAL CASE FOR MEDITATION

    How a fidgety, skeptic anchorman found meditation Join us for a lecture and conversation with Dan Harris, Emmy Award-winning correspondent for ABC News, Nightline co-anchor and author of New York Times Bestseller: "10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in my Head, Reduced Stress without Losing my Edge, and Found Self-Help that Really Works
    • A True Story."

  • Mindfulness, Meditation, Happiness, and How to be Less Crazed at Work

  • The Balance Between Ambition and Contentment

FAQs on booking Dan Harris

  • How to book Dan Harris?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dan Harris for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Dan Harris, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dan Harris or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Dan Harris?

    Booking fees for Dan Harris, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dan Harris, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Dan Harris?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dan Harris for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dan Harris for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dan Harris or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dan Harris or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Dan Harris is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as 10 % HAPPIER: THE SKEPTICAL CASE FOR MEDITATION, Mindfulness, Meditation, Happiness, and How to be Less Crazed at Work and The Balance Between Ambition and Contentment. The estimated speaking fee range to book Dan Harris for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Dan Harris generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Ginger Zee, Shawn Achor, Kevin Hines, Danny Trejo and Sean Astin. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dan Harris for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Dan Harris Speaker Videos

  • Getting “Happier” with Dan Harris
    After a nationally televised panic attack on “Good Morning America,” Dan Harris, now co-anchor of “Nightline” as well as “GMA” weekend co-host, knew he had to find a way to reduce stress...
    Dan Harris About 10% Happier: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics
    Rose interviews Dan Harris, correspondent for ABC News, anchor for Nightline and co-anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America.
  • Dan Harris: Hack Your Brain's Default Mode with Meditation
    Dan Harris explains the neuroscience behind meditation, but reminds us that the ancient practice isn't magic and likely won't send one floating into the cosmic ooze.
    Dan Harris' Panic Attack (and Discovery of Meditation)
    ABC News anchor Dan Harris recounts having a panic attack live on Good Morning America. Harris went on to encounter a number of snake-oil-selling self-help gurus before he finally discovered the...
  • Dan Harris: Think You're a Good Multitasker? Stop Lying.
    Give Your Brain a Superpower: Dan Harris on Purposeful Pauses

Dan Harris Speaking Topics

  • 10 % HAPPIER: THE SKEPTICAL CASE FOR MEDITATION

    How a fidgety, skeptic anchorman found meditation Join us for a lecture and conversation with Dan Harris, Emmy Award-winning correspondent for ABC News, Nightline co-anchor and author of New York Times Bestseller: "10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in my Head, Reduced Stress without Losing my Edge, and Found Self-Help that Really Works
    • A True Story."

  • Mindfulness, Meditation, Happiness, and How to be Less Crazed at Work

  • The Balance Between Ambition and Contentment

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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