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By: Tony D'Amelio on December 6th, 2018

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BBC's KATTY KAY Immortalized on Saturday Night Live and Jeopardy

American Politics

BBC News anchor KATTY KAY can cross off two big honors this month.

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE PARODIED KATTY IN A SKIT THIS WEEKEND

BBC News anchor can cross off two big honors this month.

First, Saturday Night Live parodied MSNBC’s Morning Joe program following the announcement that the show’s co-hosts, Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough, got married in November.  "Katty" was shown trying to get a word in edgewise – and then comes back at the very end. Watch the whole 6:06 if you can – very funny.  Katty later posted on Twitter, "So now that Claire Foy’s played me on SNL⁩ - can I play the Queen?"

 

 

AND THE JEOPARDY ANSWER IS... 

Katty Kay's name was also seen on another popular television show.  A few years ago Katty said she lost fair and square on Jeopardy to Chris Wallace of Fox News Sunday.  This week she was surprised when she found out she would appear in the form of a question; the answer to which was - "BBC."

 

KattyKayBBC photo

 

On the more serious side, Katty joined  MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski and other leading experts and influential trailblazers at the Know Your Value conference in San Francisco on December 1st. There, an impressive lineup of women leaders and achievers shared personal stories of how they've navigated challenges and celebrated triumphs along their individual journeys. 

Watch Katty tell Know Your Value contributor Daniela Pierre-Bravo how women and girls can build confidence by taking on new challenges and stepping outside of their comfort zones.

 

KATTY KAY SPEAKS

Katty often speaks on the subject of women and confidence: KATTY KAY co-wrote the book on the subject. The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance – What Women Should Know (written with Claire Shipman).  In her speeches on The Confidence Code,  Katty Kay cites research and anecdotes to support both the art and the science associated with confidence and women.  Her talks are positively inspiring to her audiences because they can all relate to the stories and evidence she cites.

SUPPLEMENTAL READING: WOMEN AT WORK: WHY CONFIDENCE IS IMPORTANT AT WORK - MORE THAN KNOW-HOW and THE CONFIDENCE CODE FOR GIRLS: BOOK TAKES ON THE COLLAPSE OF CONFIDENCE

 

In addition to speaking on confidence, as a British-based journalist in Washington, Katty brings a fresh perspective on American politics and global affairs. She truly does look at Washington from a different angle – and audiences at her speeches appreciate her insights and her humor. 

 

Katty Kay The Confidence Code

 

 Katty inauguration

ABOUT KATTY KAY

 In addition to her role as lead anchor for BBC World News America, KATTY KAY is a frequent speaker at business gatherings and public forums.  She provides audiences with an outstanding and useful update on American politics and global affairs

Katty also speaks at a variety of women's events on the subjects of her two best-selling books (written with co-author Claire Shipman): The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance – What Women Should Know and Womenomics. As a motivational speaker, Katty inspires women’s groups with a message about confidence, leadership and success.

Their latest book, The Confidence Code for Girls: Taking Risks, Messing Up, and Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self, was released in April 2018 and debuted at the #1 spot on The New York Times bestseller list.

To watch video excerpts of speeches by Katty Kay click here.

 For more information on Katty’s speaking activities, contact Tony D’Amelio at D’Amelio Network – http://www.damelionetwork.com/contact/

 

About Tony D'Amelio

Tony has spent his career putting talented people and audiences together, first in the music business and later representing the world's leading speakers. After concluding 27 years as Executive Vice President of the Washington Speakers Bureau, Tony launched D'Amelio Network, a boutique firm that manages the speaking activities of a select group of experts on business, management, politics and current events. Clients include: Mike Abrashoff, Geoff Colvin, Katty Kay, Polly LaBarre, Nicole Malachowski, David Meerman Scott, Bill Taylor, Bill Walton, and Bob Woodward.

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