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LZ Granderson

5 out of 5

CNN & ESPN Columnist; Celebrated Voice on Sports, Race & Gay Rights

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 LZ Granderson Biography

LZ Granderson is a journalist, host, and contributor for ABC News, the LA Times, and ESPN Radio.

Granderson previously acted as a contributor for DAZN Network and as a co-host of ESPN's SportsNation. Granderson was named Journalist of the Year in 2011 by the National Lesbian Gay Journalists Association, and he has been recognized by the Online News Association and the National Association of Black Journalists.

Granderson has been in the news landscape for years now after catching attention as a breakout contributor to various news platforms and boldly standing up for what he believes in in his personal life. His writing is largely insightful, often times sparking debate over hot issues and social topics in sport.

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  • Dare You to Move

    Through humor and candid personal stories, ESPN columnist and TV personality LZ Granderson shares his journey from poverty, physical abuse and gang culture in Detroit to becoming the most visible openly gay man working in sports today. In his commentary LZ has tackled taboo subjects such as usage of the N-word in the black community, the presence of gays in the locker room, and the truths and lies about reverse racism. He spares no one. Not even himself.

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LZ Granderson

5 out of 5

CNN & ESPN Columnist; Celebrated Voice on Sports, Race & Gay Rights

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LZ Granderson Biography

LZ Granderson is a journalist, host, and contributor for ABC News, the LA Times, and ESPN Radio.

Granderson previously acted as a contributor for DAZN Network and as a co-host of ESPN's SportsNation. Granderson was named Journalist of the Year in 2011 by the National Lesbian Gay Journalists Association, and he has been recognized by the Online News Association and the National Association of Black Journalists.

Granderson has been in the news landscape for years now after catching attention as a breakout contributor to various news platforms and boldly standing up for what he believes in in his personal life. His writing is largely insightful, often times sparking debate over hot issues and social topics in sport.

LZ Granderson Videos

  • LZ Granderson: Here's why Biden appeals to African-American voters
    ESPN host and Sports & Cultural columnist for the Los Angeles Times LZ Granderson tells CNN's Michael Smerconish that Joe Biden may have a commanding...
  • LZ Granderson: NBA gets it right over NFL on social issues ...
    Mar 23, 2018 ... LZ Granderson says Vivek Ranadivés' speech during the Kings game is the perfect example as to why the NBA continues to get it right...
  • Diversity Conversation: Lz Granderson
    GRCC Foundation board member Deb Bailey interviews Lv Granderson, author and speaker in the 2012-2013 Diversity Lecture Series.

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LZ Granderson Speaking Topics

  • Dare You to Move

    Through humor and candid personal stories, ESPN columnist and TV personality LZ Granderson shares his journey from poverty, physical abuse and gang culture in Detroit to becoming the most visible openly gay man working in sports today. In his commentary LZ has tackled taboo subjects such as usage of the N-word in the black community, the presence of gays in the locker room, and the truths and lies about reverse racism. He spares no one. Not even himself.

FAQs on booking LZ Granderson

  • How to book LZ Granderson?

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

    Booking fees for LZ Granderson, 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 LZ Granderson, 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 LZ Granderson?

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

LZ Granderson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Dare You to Move. The estimated speaking fee range to book LZ Granderson for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. LZ Granderson 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 Geena Rocero, Shane Ortega, Kylar Broadus, Billy Bean and Ellen McGirt. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling LZ Granderson for an upcoming live or virtual event.

LZ Granderson Speaker Videos

  • LZ Granderson: Here's why Biden appeals to African-American voters
    ESPN host and Sports & Cultural columnist for the Los Angeles Times LZ Granderson tells CNN's Michael Smerconish that Joe Biden may have a commanding lead among black voters, but if he continues to...
    LZ Granderson: NBA gets it right over NFL on social issues ...
    Mar 23, 2018 ... LZ Granderson says Vivek Ranadivés' speech during the Kings game is the perfect example as to why the NBA continues to get it right over the ...
  • Diversity Conversation: Lz Granderson
    GRCC Foundation board member Deb Bailey interviews Lv Granderson, author and speaker in the 2012-2013 Diversity Lecture Series.
    LZ Granderson: The myth of the gay agenda
    In a humorous talk with an urgent message, LZ Granderson points out the absurdity in the idea that there's a "gay lifestyle," much less a "gay agenda."
  • CNN Opinion contributor, LZ Granderson 'Don't let ignorant people vote'
    CNN Opinion contributor LZ Granderson makes the case that ignorant people shouldn't be allowed to vote.

LZ Granderson Speaking Topics

  • Dare You to Move

    Through humor and candid personal stories, ESPN columnist and TV personality LZ Granderson shares his journey from poverty, physical abuse and gang culture in Detroit to becoming the most visible openly gay man working in sports today. In his commentary LZ has tackled taboo subjects such as usage of the N-word in the black community, the presence of gays in the locker room, and the truths and lies about reverse racism. He spares no one. Not even himself.

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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.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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