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Sharon Delaney McCloud

Emmy Award-Winning Journalist; Breast Cancer Survivor; Certified Diversity Executive & Resilience Expert

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Sharon Delaney McCloud Biography

Sharon Delaney McCloud is an Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, TEDx Speaker, Certified Diversity Executive CDE®, adjunct professor, agency owner, cancer slayer and communications expert whose goal is to help people make impact in business and life by embracing the power of communication. As you’ll hear her say often, words matter.

By sharing how storytelling in business can move hearts and minds, McCloud imparts expert insights to leaders and their teams so they can drive business results. Audiences worldwide describe her programs as “deeply relevant, moving and actionable.”

McCloud is a fierce advocate for women in business and develops programs designed to elevate their career trajectory. Featured in Thrive Global, Enterprising Women, Sheryl Sandburg’s Option B platform and co-author of Keep Going, Memoirs of Strength, Courage & Perseverance, McCloud shows people how they can inspire, influence and ignite change. Her diverse client list includes Cisco, Lenovo, Eaton, 7-Eleven, Duke University, UNC Health, Florida State University, SAS, Biogen, Merz and many more.

Prior to launching her 3-time honored INC 5000 company, McCloud spent 20 years as an Emmy award-winning television journalist covering everything from NASA to politics to the Super Bowl at stations across the country.

Speaking Topics
  • Leveraging Levity in Leadership: A Recipe for Retention and Team Success

    Face it, you've got to retain your top talent and recruit the next rock stars for your team. But now, more than ever before, you have to create an environment where people are motivated and empowered to deliver their very best work while building trusted relationships at the same time. Not an easy task. During this high-energy presentation, corporate communications pro Sharon Delaney McCloud shows you why and how you need to leverage levity and proven retention strategies in your leadership toolbox today. LEARN:

    • How levity can change the dynamic of your team

    • Actionable ways to reduce stress and build bonds by using proven levity lessons & techniques

    • Ways to make your team feel like they belong to your organization

  • Having a Voice, Not Merely a Seat at the Table: Powerful Strategies to Amplify Your Impact

    In group settings, men are 75% more likely to speak up than women. And when a woman does speak up, it's statistically probable that her male counterparts will either interrupt her or speak over her. What does this mean? It means, even in the professional world today, if you're not ready to fight to be heard through ally-building strategies, your potential could be silenced. In this engaging, actionable session, Sharon will share strategies and tactics to amplify your voice figuratively (and literally) and hone your message to make certain that your voice is heard • so that you truly have a voice, and not just a seat, at the table. LEARN

    • Ways to amplify your voice, both figuratively and literally
    • Message development tactics to strengthen your communication
    • Understanding how body language and vocal delivery affect your overall communication

  • Build Your Executive Presence & Personal Brand

    Did you know that executive presence skills rank 2nd in the top 20 leadership traits that make a difference in your career? Now, more than ever, present and future leaders must display C-suite readiness to deliver business results. To do this, you must amplify your influence, thought leadership and business acumen in order to lead transformational breakthroughs. This ability to align your mindshare while commanding a room, in person or virtually, is the DNA of executive presence. In this high-energy program, corporate communications professional Sharon Delaney McCloud teaches the three key elements to build your executive presence so you can make an impact on your professional and personal life. Learn:

    • The three, key elements to build your executive presence
    • The core principles to clear, concise communication
    • How to manage your interpersonal style to enhance your leadership presence

  • Turn Your Battle Scars into Badges of Honor: Activating Resilience & Perseverance

    In these challenging times when our physical, mental and social well-being are tested continuously, it's crucial that we build a culture of resilience. In this compelling narrative, Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Sharon Delaney McCloud presents an inspirational and actionable playbook that audiences can begin using right away in their professional and personal lives. Sharon co-authored a book based on this keynote, Keep Going, Memoirs of Strength, Courage & Perseverance. Learn Sharon's:

    • The Community Resilience Model and how to incorporate it into your life.
    • A deeper understanding of how to use grit and gratitude to overcome negative circumstances.
    • A different way to approach integrating your professional and personal responsibilities that align with who you are.

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  • HOW TO BOOK Sharon Delaney McCloud?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Sharon Delaney McCloud 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 Sharon Delaney McCloud, 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 Sharon Delaney McCloud or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Sharon Delaney McCloud?

    Booking fees for Sharon Delaney McCloud, 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 Sharon Delaney McCloud, 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 Sharon Delaney McCloud?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Sharon Delaney McCloud 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 Sharon Delaney McCloud for your next private or corporate function.
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    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 Sharon Delaney McCloud or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Sharon Delaney McCloud 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.
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Emmy Award-Winning Journalist; Breast Cancer Survivor; Certified Diversity Executive & Resilience Expert

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Sharon Delaney McCloud Biography

Sharon Delaney McCloud is an Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, TEDx Speaker, Certified Diversity Executive CDE®, adjunct professor, agency owner, cancer slayer and communications expert whose goal is to help people make impact in business and life by embracing the power of communication. As you’ll hear her say often, words matter.

By sharing how storytelling in business can move hearts and minds, McCloud imparts expert insights to leaders and their teams so they can drive business results. Audiences worldwide describe her programs as “deeply relevant, moving and actionable.”

McCloud is a fierce advocate for women in business and develops programs designed to elevate their career trajectory. Featured in Thrive Global, Enterprising Women, Sheryl Sandburg’s Option B platform and co-author of Keep Going, Memoirs of Strength, Courage & Perseverance, McCloud shows people how they can inspire, influence and ignite change. Her diverse client list includes Cisco, Lenovo, Eaton, 7-Eleven, Duke University, UNC Health, Florida State University, SAS, Biogen, Merz and many more.

Prior to launching her 3-time honored INC 5000 company, McCloud spent 20 years as an Emmy award-winning television journalist covering everything from NASA to politics to the Super Bowl at stations across the country.

Sharon Delaney McCloud Speaking Topics

  • Leveraging Levity in Leadership: A Recipe for Retention and Team Success

    Face it, you've got to retain your top talent and recruit the next rock stars for your team. But now, more than ever before, you have to create an environment where people are motivated and empowered to deliver their very best work while building trusted relationships at the same time. Not an easy task. During this high-energy presentation, corporate communications pro Sharon Delaney McCloud shows you why and how you need to leverage levity and proven retention strategies in your leadership toolbox today. LEARN:

    • How levity can change the dynamic of your team

    • Actionable ways to reduce stress and build bonds by using proven levity lessons & techniques

    • Ways to make your team feel like they belong to your organization

  • Having a Voice, Not Merely a Seat at the Table: Powerful Strategies to Amplify Your Impact

    In group settings, men are 75% more likely to speak up than women. And when a woman does speak up, it's statistically probable that her male counterparts will either interrupt her or speak over her. What does this mean? It means, even in the professional world today, if you're not ready to fight to be heard through ally-building strategies, your potential could be silenced. In this engaging, actionable session, Sharon will share strategies and tactics to amplify your voice figuratively (and literally) and hone your message to make certain that your voice is heard • so that you truly have a voice, and not just a seat, at the table. LEARN

    • Ways to amplify your voice, both figuratively and literally
    • Message development tactics to strengthen your communication
    • Understanding how body language and vocal delivery affect your overall communication

  • Build Your Executive Presence & Personal Brand

    Did you know that executive presence skills rank 2nd in the top 20 leadership traits that make a difference in your career? Now, more than ever, present and future leaders must display C-suite readiness to deliver business results. To do this, you must amplify your influence, thought leadership and business acumen in order to lead transformational breakthroughs. This ability to align your mindshare while commanding a room, in person or virtually, is the DNA of executive presence. In this high-energy program, corporate communications professional Sharon Delaney McCloud teaches the three key elements to build your executive presence so you can make an impact on your professional and personal life. Learn:

    • The three, key elements to build your executive presence
    • The core principles to clear, concise communication
    • How to manage your interpersonal style to enhance your leadership presence

  • Turn Your Battle Scars into Badges of Honor: Activating Resilience & Perseverance

    In these challenging times when our physical, mental and social well-being are tested continuously, it's crucial that we build a culture of resilience. In this compelling narrative, Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Sharon Delaney McCloud presents an inspirational and actionable playbook that audiences can begin using right away in their professional and personal lives. Sharon co-authored a book based on this keynote, Keep Going, Memoirs of Strength, Courage & Perseverance. Learn Sharon's:

    • The Community Resilience Model and how to incorporate it into your life.
    • A deeper understanding of how to use grit and gratitude to overcome negative circumstances.
    • A different way to approach integrating your professional and personal responsibilities that align with who you are.

Sharon Delaney McCloud Videos

  • 2022 Speaker Demo V2 Sharon Delaney McCloud
    Sharon Delaney McCloud is an Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, TEDx Speaker, Certified Diversity Executive CDE®, agency owner, Olympic Torch Bearer,...
  • Meet the BigVU Expert - Sharon Delaney McCloud
  • Rock Your Next Talk On Camera: Scripting & Presentation Webinar
    Sharon Delaney McCloud is an Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, TEDx Speaker, Certified Diversity Executive CDE®, agency owner, Olympic Torch Bearer,...

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  • How to book Sharon Delaney McCloud?

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

    Booking fees for Sharon Delaney McCloud, 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 Sharon Delaney McCloud, 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 Sharon Delaney McCloud?

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

Sharon Delaney McCloud is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Leveraging Levity in Leadership: A Recipe for Retention and Team Success, Having a Voice, Not Merely a Seat at the Table: Powerful Strategies to Amplify Your Impact, Build Your Executive Presence & Personal Brand and Turn Your Battle Scars into Badges of Honor: Activating Resilience & Perseverance. The estimated speaking fee range to book Sharon Delaney McCloud for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Sharon Delaney McCloud generally travels from Raleigh, NC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Nikki Giovanni, Giuliana Rancic, Libby Gill, Amy Robach and Hoda Kotb. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sharon Delaney McCloud for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Sharon Delaney McCloud Speaking Topics

  • Leveraging Levity in Leadership: A Recipe for Retention and Team Success

    Face it, you've got to retain your top talent and recruit the next rock stars for your team. But now, more than ever before, you have to create an environment where people are motivated and empowered to deliver their very best work while building trusted relationships at the same time. Not an easy task. During this high-energy presentation, corporate communications pro Sharon Delaney McCloud shows you why and how you need to leverage levity and proven retention strategies in your leadership toolbox today. LEARN:

    • How levity can change the dynamic of your team

    • Actionable ways to reduce stress and build bonds by using proven levity lessons & techniques

    • Ways to make your team feel like they belong to your organization

  • Having a Voice, Not Merely a Seat at the Table: Powerful Strategies to Amplify Your Impact

    In group settings, men are 75% more likely to speak up than women. And when a woman does speak up, it's statistically probable that her male counterparts will either interrupt her or speak over her. What does this mean? It means, even in the professional world today, if you're not ready to fight to be heard through ally-building strategies, your potential could be silenced. In this engaging, actionable session, Sharon will share strategies and tactics to amplify your voice figuratively (and literally) and hone your message to make certain that your voice is heard • so that you truly have a voice, and not just a seat, at the table. LEARN

    • Ways to amplify your voice, both figuratively and literally
    • Message development tactics to strengthen your communication
    • Understanding how body language and vocal delivery affect your overall communication

  • Build Your Executive Presence & Personal Brand

    Did you know that executive presence skills rank 2nd in the top 20 leadership traits that make a difference in your career? Now, more than ever, present and future leaders must display C-suite readiness to deliver business results. To do this, you must amplify your influence, thought leadership and business acumen in order to lead transformational breakthroughs. This ability to align your mindshare while commanding a room, in person or virtually, is the DNA of executive presence. In this high-energy program, corporate communications professional Sharon Delaney McCloud teaches the three key elements to build your executive presence so you can make an impact on your professional and personal life. Learn:

    • The three, key elements to build your executive presence
    • The core principles to clear, concise communication
    • How to manage your interpersonal style to enhance your leadership presence

  • Turn Your Battle Scars into Badges of Honor: Activating Resilience & Perseverance

    In these challenging times when our physical, mental and social well-being are tested continuously, it's crucial that we build a culture of resilience. In this compelling narrative, Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Sharon Delaney McCloud presents an inspirational and actionable playbook that audiences can begin using right away in their professional and personal lives. Sharon co-authored a book based on this keynote, Keep Going, Memoirs of Strength, Courage & Perseverance. Learn Sharon's:

    • The Community Resilience Model and how to incorporate it into your life.
    • A deeper understanding of how to use grit and gratitude to overcome negative circumstances.
    • A different way to approach integrating your professional and personal responsibilities that align with who you are.

Sharon Delaney McCloud Speaker Videos

  • 2022 Speaker Demo V2 Sharon Delaney McCloud
    Sharon Delaney McCloud is an Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, TEDx Speaker, Certified Diversity Executive CDE®, agency owner, Olympic Torch Bearer, and author who helps leaders & teams improve...
    Meet the BigVU Expert - Sharon Delaney McCloud
  • Rock Your Next Talk On Camera: Scripting & Presentation Webinar
    Sharon Delaney McCloud is an Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, TEDx Speaker, Certified Diversity Executive CDE®, agency owner, Olympic Torch Bearer, and author who helps leaders & teams improve...
    2022 Speaker Demo Sharon Delaney McCloud
    Sharon Delaney McCloud is an Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, TEDx Speaker, Certified Diversity Executive CDE®, adjunct professor, agency owner, Olympic Torch Bearer, and author who helps leaders &...
  • Sharon Delaney McCloud Virtual Presenter 2022 Demo Reel
    Sharon Delaney McCloud is an Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, TEDx Speaker, Certified Diversity Executive CDE®, agency owner, Olympic Torch Bearer, and author who helps leaders & teams improve...

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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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