Book Eric Deggans

Eric Deggans is an award-winning journalist who has covered TV. media, music and pop culture for more than 20 years. Currently serving as TV Critic for NPR, Eric served as TV/Media Critic for the Tampa Bay Times newspaper and has appeared on PBS’ NewsHour, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News Channel and the Tom Joyner Morning Show, among other outlets.

He has lectured or delivered presentations at Columbia University, Loyola University, Indiana University and California State University, among other schools. He has also delivered keynote addresses for the International Communication Association, the University of South Florida Honors Program, and The National Scholastic Press Association.

Now, he’d like to bring those insights — developed over decades of thinking, writing and speaking out — to your event as a keynote speaker!

Upcoming Events

Jan
16
Mon
all-day Speaker: Building Bridges: How t... @ Limestone College
Speaker: Building Bridges: How t... @ Limestone College
Jan 16 all-day
Speaker: Building Bridges: How to Talk About Race Across Racial Lines With Respect @ Limestone College
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, at Limestone College, Gaffney, SC, in a talk called “Building Bridges: How to Talk About Race Across Racial Lines With Respect.”Read More about Speaker: Building Bridges: How to Talk About[...]
Feb
28
Tue
all-day Frank 2017 Appearance @ Hampton Inn
Frank 2017 Appearance @ Hampton Inn
Feb 28 – Mar 3 all-day
Frank 2017 Appearance @ Hampton Inn
Feb. 28 to March 3 – Appearance at Frank 2017, a multi-day gathering of through leaders presenting talks and seminars on how to drive positive social, institutional and behavioral change. Held at the Hampton Inn[...]

TEDx speech: How to Talk About Race Across Race Lines

Eric Deggans' final thought on race baiting

Eric talks the evolution of Jon Stewart on The Daily Show