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Andi Petrillo

Andi Petrillo is an award-winning sportscaster whose career has spanned over two decades. Currently, Petrillo hosts CBC Sports, where she covers and shares the stories of high-performance athletes on the network’s weekend show, CBC Sports Presents. Throughout her career, Petrillo has achieved many firsts for women in sports broadcasting in Canada. She has helped pave […]

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Mariana Atencio

Mariana Atencio is on a mission to help people supercharge their careers, their workplace cultures, and their happiness by embracing the power of authenticity. Coming to America from Venezuela as a young girl, Mariana learned first-hand how feeling self-conscious about being different kept her from engaging. After graduating from Columbia University, Mariana wanted to take […]

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Katty Kay

Katty Kay is an award-winning journalist whose instinctively global perspective on American politics and global affairs comes from having lived and worked in the Middle East, South Africa, Japan, Europe, and the U.S. throughout her career. Now Washington-based, Katty has been with the BBC for nearly 30 years as a reporter and lead anchor, reporting […]

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Ben Smith

Ben Smith is the former Editor-in-Chief at BuzzFeed, and current Media Columnist at the New York Times. He joined the BuzzFeed team in January 2010 and was responsible for overseeing and expanding editorial coverage, and production of original content for the first true social news organization. Ben and his team changed the way people viewed […]

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Anderson Cooper

Anderson Cooper is the anchor of CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360°, a global newscast that goes beyond the headlines with in-depth reporting and investigations. The show airs weeknights at 8:00pm ET on CNN and is simulcast to an international audience on CNN International. Cooper also hosts Anderson Cooper Full Circle, a streaming show which airs on […]