Heather Braver

Media Trainer

Heather Kahn Braver is an award winning broadcast journalist with 25 years of television news and broadcasting experience.

She anchored the number one rated newscast at WCVB-TV in Boston for nearly 10 years and served as the station’s chief medical reporter.

Heather left the anchor desk in 2001 to become the television spokesperson for Parenting magazine. She has appeared on Good Morning America, the Today show, CBS This Morning, and CNN’s morning news. Between 1997 and 2000 she hosted the Discovery Health Channel’s American Baby Show.

Today, top executives, physicians, and political leaders turn to Heather for her highly customized approach to speech coaching and media training.

She has prepared her clients for TED-style talks in front of hundreds, televised media interviews, and one-on-one sales pitches. She works with speakers to instill confidence, communicate with clarity, and forge meaningful connections with the audience.

Since 2007, Heather has been the media spokesperson for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. She emcees numerous events for the Harvard teaching hospital and hosts monthly podcasts featuring the hospital’s top doctors.

Heather is also a staff writer for the Philadelphia-based lifestyle magazine Gladwyne Living.

A graduate of Boston University’s College of Communication, she lives outside of Philadelphia with her husband and five children.

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