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Pat Mitchell

Editorial Director & Host of TEDWomen; Co-Chair of the Women's Media Center; Former President of CNN Productions & PBS

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 Pat Mitchell Biography

Author of, “Becoming A Dangerous Woman: Embracing Risk to Change The World,” Pat Mitchell is known for her leadership in the media indus¬try as a CEO, producer and curator. The first woman presi¬dent and CEO of PBS, she has served as president and CEO of the Paley Center for Media. She is also the former president of CNN Pro¬duc¬tions, where she executive produced hun-dreds of hours of tele¬vision documentaries and specials (which received 35 Emmy awards and 15 Peabody awards).

Pat is the editorial director of TEDWomen. Throughout her career as a journalist, Emmy-winning producer and pioneering executive, she has focused on sharing women=s stories. She creates opportunities for women and girls to engage with their passions, purpose and power. She is chair of the Sundance and the Women=s Media Center boards and a trustee of the VDAY movement, the Skoll Foundation and the Acumen Fund. She is an advisor to Participant Media and served as a congressional appointment to The American Museum of Women=s History Advisory Council. She is also a member of “The Council on Foreign Relations.”

In partnership with TED, Mitchell launched TEDWomen in 2010 and is its editorial director, curator and host. She is also a speaker and curator for the annual, “Women Working for the World” forum in Bogota, Colombia, the “Her Village” conference in Beijing, and the “Women of the World” (WOW) festival in London. In 2017, she launched the “Transformational Change Leadership Initiative” with the Rockefeller Foundation, focused on women leaders in government and civil society.

In 2014, the Women=s Media Center honored Mitchell with its first-annual Lifetime Achievement Award, now named in her honor to commend other women whose media careers advance the representation of women. Recognized by Hollywood Reporter as one of the most powerful women in media, Fast Company=s ALeague of Extraordinary [email protected] and Huffington Post=s list of APowerful Women Over 50,@ Mitchell also received the Sandra Day O'Connor Award for Leadership. She is a contributor to, “Enlightened Power: How Women Are Transforming the Practice of Leadership,” and wrote the introduction to the recently published book and museum exhibition, “130 Women of Impact in 30 Countries.”

Mitchell is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia, and holds a master's degree in English literature, as well as several honorary doctorate degrees. She and her husband, Scott Seydel, live in Atlanta and have six children and 13 grandchildren.

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  • The Importance of Taking Risks

  • Women in the Media

  • Leadership and New Levels of Excellence

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Pat Mitchell

Editorial Director & Host of TEDWomen; Co-Chair of the Women's Media Center; Former President of CNN Productions & PBS

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Pat Mitchell Biography

Author of, “Becoming A Dangerous Woman: Embracing Risk to Change The World,” Pat Mitchell is known for her leadership in the media indus¬try as a CEO, producer and curator. The first woman presi¬dent and CEO of PBS, she has served as president and CEO of the Paley Center for Media. She is also the former president of CNN Pro¬duc¬tions, where she executive produced hun-dreds of hours of tele¬vision documentaries and specials (which received 35 Emmy awards and 15 Peabody awards).

Pat is the editorial director of TEDWomen. Throughout her career as a journalist, Emmy-winning producer and pioneering executive, she has focused on sharing women=s stories. She creates opportunities for women and girls to engage with their passions, purpose and power. She is chair of the Sundance and the Women=s Media Center boards and a trustee of the VDAY movement, the Skoll Foundation and the Acumen Fund. She is an advisor to Participant Media and served as a congressional appointment to The American Museum of Women=s History Advisory Council. She is also a member of “The Council on Foreign Relations.”

In partnership with TED, Mitchell launched TEDWomen in 2010 and is its editorial director, curator and host. She is also a speaker and curator for the annual, “Women Working for the World” forum in Bogota, Colombia, the “Her Village” conference in Beijing, and the “Women of the World” (WOW) festival in London. In 2017, she launched the “Transformational Change Leadership Initiative” with the Rockefeller Foundation, focused on women leaders in government and civil society.

In 2014, the Women=s Media Center honored Mitchell with its first-annual Lifetime Achievement Award, now named in her honor to commend other women whose media careers advance the representation of women. Recognized by Hollywood Reporter as one of the most powerful women in media, Fast Company=s ALeague of Extraordinary [email protected] and Huffington Post=s list of APowerful Women Over 50,@ Mitchell also received the Sandra Day O'Connor Award for Leadership. She is a contributor to, “Enlightened Power: How Women Are Transforming the Practice of Leadership,” and wrote the introduction to the recently published book and museum exhibition, “130 Women of Impact in 30 Countries.”

Mitchell is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia, and holds a master's degree in English literature, as well as several honorary doctorate degrees. She and her husband, Scott Seydel, live in Atlanta and have six children and 13 grandchildren.

Pat Mitchell Videos

  • Pat Mitchell Keynote Address Women's Funding Allinace AMPLIFY ...
    Pat Mitchell Keynote Address Women's Funding Allinace AMPLIFY 2015. WFAlliance
  • Loper Lecture: A Conversation with Pat Mitchell
    Accomplished media trailblazer, Pat Mitchell, lectures on the need for women in power and what power means to the students in the audience.

Pat Mitchell Speaking Topics

  • Social Responsibility in Business

  • The Importance of Taking Risks

  • Women in the Media

  • Leadership and New Levels of Excellence

FAQs on booking Pat Mitchell

  • How to book Pat Mitchell?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Pat Mitchell 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 Pat Mitchell, 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 Pat Mitchell or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Pat Mitchell?

    Booking fees for Pat Mitchell, 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 Pat Mitchell, 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 Pat Mitchell?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Pat Mitchell 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 Pat Mitchell 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 Pat Mitchell or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Pat Mitchell 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.

Pat Mitchell is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Social Responsibility in Business, The Importance of Taking Risks, Women in the Media and Leadership and New Levels of Excellence. The estimated speaking fee range to book Pat Mitchell for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Pat Mitchell generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are John Wood, Alexandra Cousteau, Robin Chase, Calvin Trillin and Catherine Crier. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Pat Mitchell for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Pat Mitchell Speaker Videos

  • Pat Mitchell Keynote Address Women's Funding Allinace AMPLIFY ...
    Pat Mitchell Keynote Address Women's Funding Allinace AMPLIFY 2015. WFAlliance
    Loper Lecture: A Conversation with Pat Mitchell
    Accomplished media trailblazer, Pat Mitchell, lectures on the need for women in power and what power means to the students in the audience.

Pat Mitchell Speaking Topics

  • Social Responsibility in Business

  • The Importance of Taking Risks

  • Women in the Media

  • Leadership and New Levels of Excellence

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