About Kate Delaney

Dynamic Talk Show Host | Keynote Speaker | Author | America’s Favorite Female Sports Commentator

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When she started her career, Kate Delaney was never sure what direction her future would take. After bouncing from small radio show to small radio show, she finally got her big break at KRLD in Dallas, Texas as a sports director. And from there, her career exploded.

Though it took years of hard work and even harder decisions, Kate learned what it took to pioneer her work into the career of her dreams. Now, an accomplished Emmy-award-winning journalist, Kate understands how important it is to take the necessary steps to craft your future to be exactly what you always dreamed it would be. In her book, Deal Your Own Destiny, Kate shares the pivotal moments and decisions that furthered her career and helps readers understand how they can take control of their futures and pave their own roads to success.

Kate’s message is this: No one’s future is set in stone. You might not decide the hand you're dealt, but you do choose how you play your cards. So own your destiny, take action, and step into the life you’ve always wanted.

Kate Delaney is a top business and motivational speaker and a host for CBS Sports Radio Network shows whose unique background and straightforward approach opens the hearts and minds of her audiences and challenges them to get into action. As an Emmy-award-winning journalist, she has interviewed more than 15,000 people including U.S. presidents, top CEOs, and Hall of Fame athletes. Kate has broadcasted from all over the United States and the world and is one of the first women to ever host a solo sports radio talk show in a Top 10 market—WFAN in New York City and KRLD in Dallas, Texas. She currently hosts a nationally syndicated radio show each week that includes a feature with ForbesBooks that showcases movers and shakers in the business world. You can also catch her hosting shows on the CBS Sports Radio Network.

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Kate is the past president of the National Speakers Association in North Texas and serves on the advisory board of the Dallas Network Bar, a high-tech, members-only professional network hub.

Through her work, she has transformed leading edge organizations nationwide including Las Vegas Thunder, Golden State Warriors, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Radio Shack, McDonald’s, and Southern Methodist University. She seeks to help organizations who want to be heard, stand out, and attain rapid breakthroughs and new heights in eloquence, influence, and impact.

Glass ceiling shattered! The Kate Delaney I’ve known for over twenty years has a sensational thirst to devour naysayers … tell her she can’t talk sports, tell her she can’t have a general talk show, tell her she can’t be an author and she OWNS IT! Kate’s unique perspective is a showcase for not only women but anyone trying to get ahead in shark-infested waters!

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