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Natasha Alford

Award-Winning Journalist, Host & theGrio Media Executive

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Natasha Alford Biography

Natasha Alford is known for her dynamic on-camera interviews where she’s probed the minds of prominent figures such as Vice President Kamala Harris, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Stacey Abrams, Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Gloria Steinem, and more. Alford was named “Emerging Journalist of the Year” by the National Association of Black Journalists in 2018. Her honors include being a 2020 Poynter Women’s Leadership Academy graduate, 2019 Maynard 200 Fellow, and a 2017 Harvard Women’s Leadership Award recipient.

Alford's writing and on-air commentary appeared on theGrio during her tenure as Deputy Editor, as well as numerous other outlets including The New York Times, CNN, MSNBC, The Breakfast Club, and The Oprah Magazine. A former educator, Alford has also served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in visual journalism at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.

Prior to theGrio, Alford was a general assignment news reporter at WROC-TV (News 8) in Rochester, NY. There she chronicled the local rise of Black Lives Matter, the plight of the homeless community, and stories of domestic violence survivors. Before her career in journalism, Alford worked at the investment management firm Bridgewater Associates, LP, eventually leaving to become a middle school English teacher in Washington, D.C. through Teach For America. Inspired by her classroom teaching experience, she went on to work in the field of education policy.

Alford holds a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism (MSJ ‘14), and a B.A. from Harvard University in Social Studies (‘08). She is a member of NABJ (National Association of Black Journalists) and NAHJ (National Association of Hispanic Journalists). Alford currently resides in New York City and devotes her free time to mentoring aspiring journalists and students, through The OpEd Project.

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Natasha Alford?

    Booking fees for Natasha Alford, 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 Natasha Alford, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Natasha Alford 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 Natasha Alford for your next private or corporate function.
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Award-Winning Journalist, Host & theGrio Media Executive

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Natasha Alford Biography

Natasha Alford is known for her dynamic on-camera interviews where she’s probed the minds of prominent figures such as Vice President Kamala Harris, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Stacey Abrams, Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Gloria Steinem, and more. Alford was named “Emerging Journalist of the Year” by the National Association of Black Journalists in 2018. Her honors include being a 2020 Poynter Women’s Leadership Academy graduate, 2019 Maynard 200 Fellow, and a 2017 Harvard Women’s Leadership Award recipient.

Alford's writing and on-air commentary appeared on theGrio during her tenure as Deputy Editor, as well as numerous other outlets including The New York Times, CNN, MSNBC, The Breakfast Club, and The Oprah Magazine. A former educator, Alford has also served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in visual journalism at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.

Prior to theGrio, Alford was a general assignment news reporter at WROC-TV (News 8) in Rochester, NY. There she chronicled the local rise of Black Lives Matter, the plight of the homeless community, and stories of domestic violence survivors. Before her career in journalism, Alford worked at the investment management firm Bridgewater Associates, LP, eventually leaving to become a middle school English teacher in Washington, D.C. through Teach For America. Inspired by her classroom teaching experience, she went on to work in the field of education policy.

Alford holds a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism (MSJ ‘14), and a B.A. from Harvard University in Social Studies (‘08). She is a member of NABJ (National Association of Black Journalists) and NAHJ (National Association of Hispanic Journalists). Alford currently resides in New York City and devotes her free time to mentoring aspiring journalists and students, through The OpEd Project.

Natasha Alford Videos

  • Racial Identity and Representation in Puerto Rico | Natasha Alford
    The Pulitzer Center education team invites students and their teachers and parents/guardians to watch this on-demand webinar on racial identity and...
  • Meet the Journalist: Natasha S. Alford on Afro-LatinX Communities
    Natasha S. Alford tells the story of her reporting project about Afro-LatinX identity and social issues in Puerto Rico.
  • Natasha Alford On Her Interview With Omarosa
    Natasha Alford On Her Interview With Omarosa, Her Role At 'The Grio' & Having A Seat At The Table.

FAQs on booking Natasha Alford

  • How to book Natasha Alford?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Natasha Alford for both live and virtual events for over 20 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 Natasha Alford, 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 Natasha Alford or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Natasha Alford?

    Booking fees for Natasha Alford, 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 Natasha Alford, 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 Natasha Alford?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Natasha Alford for clients worldwide for more than 20 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 Natasha Alford 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 Natasha Alford or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Natasha Alford 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.

Natasha Alford is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Natasha Alford for your event is available upon request. Natasha Alford 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 Zeinab Badawi, Leslie Dodson, Lester Holt, Eugene Scott and Shereen Marisol Meraji. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Natasha Alford for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Natasha Alford Speaker Videos

  • Racial Identity and Representation in Puerto Rico | Natasha Alford
    The Pulitzer Center education team invites students and their teachers and parents/guardians to watch this on-demand webinar on racial identity and representation in Puerto Rico. Natasha S. Alford...
    Meet the Journalist: Natasha S. Alford on Afro-LatinX Communities
    Natasha S. Alford tells the story of her reporting project about Afro-LatinX identity and social issues in Puerto Rico.
  • Natasha Alford On Her Interview With Omarosa
    Natasha Alford On Her Interview With Omarosa, Her Role At 'The Grio' & Having A Seat At The Table.
    The courage to report | Natasha Alford | TEDxFlourCity
    Natasha Alford has seen news in all its forms. She shares how the most important facet to powerful news is having the courage to report it.

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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.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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