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Chris Jahnke

Chris Jahnke Media Coach

Chris Jahnke, president and founder of Positive Communications, has spent the past 20 years helping people from all walks of life stand and deliver before audiences large and small.  A Washington, D.C. based media trainer and speech coach Chris prepped First Lady Michelle Obama for her International Olympic Committee speech and Al Franken for his U.S. Senate debates.

A political communications specialist, Chris has coached more women elected officials and candidates than any other trainer.  She was an advisor to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.  Every four years Chris is back stage at the Democratic National Convention helping dozens of party leaders, celebrities, and real people look good on TV.  

Women executives at companies as diverse as Avon, Inc., National Geographic Channel, and NASCAR have turned to Chris for speech prep.  She provides strategic message development to leading nonprofits including:  The Annie E. Casey Foundation; Cornell University; Economic Policy Institute; Greenpeace; International Rescue Committee; Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and Union of Concerned Scientists.

Learn about Chris’s first book The Well-Spoken Woman:  Your Guide to Looking and Sounding Your Best at www.wellspokenwoman.com.