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An Emmy® Award-winning TV journalist and media coach shares her secrets of powerful presentation in this exclusive new class.

Learn to develop your message, mold it for any audience and deliver it with eloquence, confidence and credibility. Learn the dos and don’ts of creating and delivering a PowerPoint presentation, fielding questions, controlling your body language, moderating voice dynamics, and interacting with your audience


Emmy award winning television journalist and media coach Jane Hanson has spent over 30 years in broadcasting. Most recently she hosted a daily entertainment and lifestyle program, "New York Live," for NBC4 in New York City. She has worked for the NBC Networks for over 30 years. Hanson has her own consultancy business—among her diverse array of media and presentation training clients: top tier leaders of financial institutions; publishers and editors in chief of numerous national magazines; key opinion leaders in the pharmaceutical industry; internet entrepreneurs; and celebrity chefs. She has also hosted programs on cable channels and private satellite broadcasts, covering nearly every subject, from health care to finance to religion. And she is a frequent speaker, emcee and panel moderator.

Hanson spent over three decades at NBC, where she began as an anchor and correspondent for WNBC New York in 1979. In 1988, Jane was named co-anchor of "Today in New York," a position she held until 2003 when she became the station's primary anchor for local programming and the host of "Jane's New York." She covered events ranging from 9/11 to Yankees victory parades to Wall Street and Washington; has interviewed presidents, prisoners, and celebrities; traveled as far as the Gobi Desert of Mongolia and the great depths miles below New York City for her special reports.

Jane has won 9 Emmy Awards. In addition, she was named "Correspondent of the Year" by New York's Police Detectives and received a similar honor from New York's Firefighters. She has also been the recipient of numerous other awards for her service to the community. Jane has served as the March of Dimes Walk-America Chairman, honorary chair for the Susan B. Komen Foundation's "Race for the Cure," and as a board member of Graham Windham, Phipps Houses, the Randall's Island Sports Foundation, the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center and Telecare. She has taught courses on television at Long Island University and Stern College. Hanson is a Past President of the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota.

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Individuals who have participated in 92nd Street Y programs over the past year in selected program areas, participants in certain memberships, and those who have made contributions of $500 or more to 92Y, are eligible to register for programs before they become available to the general public.

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