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

Mar
3
Fri
all-day Frank 2017 Speaker @ Hampton Inn
Frank 2017 Speaker @ Hampton Inn
Mar 3 all-day
Frank 2017 Speaker @ 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[...]
Mar
21
Tue
all-day Speaker: Annenberg School for Co...
Speaker: Annenberg School for Co...
Mar 21 all-day
Speaker: Annenberg School for Communication at University of Pennsylvania
Speaking at the Annenberg School for Communication at University of Pennsylvania in PhiladelphiaRead More about Speaker: Annenberg School for Communication at University of Pennsylvania
May
20
Sat
all-day Board Member/Juror: Peabody Awards
Board Member/Juror: Peabody Awards
May 20 all-day
Board Member/Juror: Peabody Awards
Attending the Peabody Awards ceremony as a board members and juror in New York City.Read More about Board Member/Juror: Peabody Awards
Jun
3
Sat
all-day Keynote: American College Health...
Keynote: American College Health...
Jun 3 all-day
Keynote: American College Health Association
Keynote speech at the American College Health Association’s annual meeting in Austin, Texas.Read More about Keynote: American College Health Association
Jun
14
Wed
all-day Speech: How to talk about race a...
Speech: How to talk about race a...
Jun 14 all-day
Speech: How to talk about race across racial lines
Speech on “How to talk about race across racial lines,” for the diversity committee at at Progressive Insurance corporate headquarters, Mayfield Village, Ohio.  Read More about Speech: How to talk about race across racial lines

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