901-754-9404
My List0

We've now made it easier for you to research and save your favorite keynotes speakers. Click on the + sign to add a speaker to your Speaker List and email your favorites to colleagues and friends.

Dan Rather, Celebrity Speaker

Dan Rather

    • Renowned Broadcast Journalist
Full Bio
Fee Range

$50,000 - $100,000

Travels From

New York

No videos found.

Keynote speaker Dan Rather has spent the last four decades reporting on stories that have truly shaped the way we live - the assassination of President Kennedy, the war in Vietnam and Watergate and its political aftermath. As the anchor of the CBS Evening News, Mr. Rather has been on the forefront of breaking news stories including the 1989 demonstrations in Tiananmen Square and the attempted assassination of President Reagan. He has interviewed the last seven presidents and was the first American journalist to interview Saddam Hussein. His coverage of stories has mirrored the timeline of recent historic events and has won him every honor known in American journalism. 

His books include The Camera Never Blinks Twice, I Remember, The Camera Never Blinks, and The Palace Guard.

  • Leadership Principles from the World's Most Powerful Leaders
  • All Foreign Policy Is Local, All Economics Is Global: How US Foreign Policy Affects Our Economy
  • Looking Ahead to the 2012 Election
  • Fact vs. Fiction in Journalism: Misinformation & the Internet
  • Rather Outspoken: What I've Learned from a Lifetime of Reporting
  • An Evening with Dan Rather

Speaking Topics:

Related Speakers

Tom Farley, Overcoming Adversity Speaker

Tom Farley

Advocate Against Substance Abuse

Caitlin Crosby, Celebrity Speaker

Caitlin Crosby

Founder and CEO of The Giving Keys

Rex Havens, Speaker

Rex Havens

Comedian

Harry Belafonte, Diversity Speaker

Harry Belafonte

Award Winning Entertainer & Social Activist

Kyle Lacy

Kyle Lacy

Author of 'Twitter for Dummies' and 'Branding Yourself'

Angela Maiers

Angela Maiers

"Mattering" is not the Strategy

Tavis Smiley, Diversity Speaker

Tavis Smiley

Political Commentator

Phylicia Rashad, Women's Issues Speaker

Phylicia Rashad

Advocate for Children

Magic Johnson Keynote Speaker

Earvin "Magic" Johnson

NBA Legend

Ross Shafer, Speaker

Ross Shafer

6 Time Emmy Award Winner

Doug Wilson, Motivation Speaker

Doug Wilson

Designer and TV Personality from TLC Hit Shows "Trading Spaces"

Dave Barry, Speaker

Dave Barry

Humorist

Testimonials

“I am banging my head against the wall right now for all the times I have done this without using Executive Speakers Bureau. This ..

Clorox Client

"The conference was an immense hit – we certainly raised the bar in our company on how conferences are planned and executed. You and yo..

Testimonials | Benchmark Global Hospitality | Executive Speakers

"Johnny Cupcakes was a hit last night! Thank you both so much for all of your assistance through this process, it has been such a positi..

Johnny Cupcakes | Testimonials | Executive Speakers

"You all were awesome to work with and helped make my life easier when planning these events. Thanks so much!” 

 

Testimonial

"Thanks so much for working on this engagement with us. It’s been a very pleasant experience. We will definitely include ESB in our sea..

Testimonial

"They have booked me to speak at events for over a decade and their professional approach and client focus is unmatched in the industry. I am..

Garrison Wynn, Sales Speaker

"Thank you, both, for making last night possible! You have been such a Joy to work with and I appreciate everything you did for us! I can't s..

Salvation Army

Our bank has held an annual business and economic conference for the past 9 years.  We have worked with Executive Speakers every year an..

I’ve used the services of a number of speakers bureaus in the past. However, my current experience working with the Executive Speakers ..

I want to thank you for all of your assistance you and Jenny were wonderful. If it had not been for you sending me suggestions I would not ha..

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Call to discuss how we can you help find the right speaker(s) for your organization.

Get Ideas in 1 hour or less

Executive Speakers Bureau consistently receives praises about our speed and efficiency. From the beginning of your event planning, our extensive online speaker database and resourceful staff allow us to quickly equip you with the best speaker for your event.

Need a last minute speaker? No worries. Our speed and efficiency help us give you ideas for speakers in one hour or less.

Please fill in information below