speaker and journalist
Since the fall of 2018, Esther Bégin, speaker, has been the French-language anchor of CPAC (the Cable Public Affairs Channel) where she hosts a daily political news program during the House of Commons proceedings and a series of interviews with Canadian political figures.
In the summer of 2016 and 2017, she was a correspondent for RDI and Radio-Canada on the Canadian West Coast and wrote the documentary series Fièvre politique, which aired on Télé-Québec and won the 2017 Prix Gémeaux. Esther is also the author of Carnet d'une flâneuse à New York, a best-selling collection of her 125 favourite places in the Big Apple.
As a seasoned communications professional, Esther Bégin wants to pass on her expertise in journalism and animation, and she also wants to share with you how she had to reinvent herself during her 25 years of experience.
Esther Bégin's lectures :
- Duration: approximately 60 minutes, adaptable.
- Conferences available in French only.
- A preparatory call is planned in order to select and adapt the content of the conference.
The art of public and political communication: the challenge of authenticity
Whether in business or politics, the great principles of communication apply. Over and above the language and formatting, emotions, sincerity and listening take precedence over everything else.
Discover the best advice fromEsther Bégin, speaker.
Esther Bégin, speaker, is a journalist, broadcaster and entrepreneur... With authenticity and simplicity, she tells you about the challenges she has faced throughout her career. The challenges of self-confidence, of leaving her comfort zone and of being open to change.
Biography of Esther Bégin :
HEAD OF ANTENNA
A seasoned communications professional, Esther Bégin, speaker, has over 25 years of experience in journalism and hosting. Since the fall of 2018, she has been the French-language anchor for CPAC (the Cable Public Affairs Channel) where she hosts a daily political news program during the House of Commons proceedings and a series of interviews with Canadian political figures.
As a television news anchor, she has also conducted hundreds of interviews with key decision-makers in Quebec and Canada, such as prime ministers, ministers and business leaders, as well as economic, social, cultural and environmental leaders.
In addition to successfully completing a variety of one-off media assignments, she was a reporter/correspondent for RDI and Radio-Canada on the Canadian West Coast in the summer of 2016 and 2017. She wrote the documentary series Fièvre politique, which was broadcast on Télé-Québec and won the 2017 Prix Gémeaux.
Esther presented the very first newscast in the history of LCN, TVA's all-news channel, on September 8, 1997. Her pioneering role was highlighted during the celebrations surrounding LCN's 20th anniversary in the summer of 2017. She participated in the tribute video produced for the occasion.
She is known and respected for having hosted dozens of election nights in Quebec, Canada and the United States, and for her expertise in hosting breaking news and special events. She was on the air in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the war in Iraq and the shootings at Dawson College and Virginia Tech University.
From New York, where she lived from 2009 to 2012, she has worked for several Quebec media (Radio-Canada, La Presse, Cogeco's 98.5 FM, Yahoo! Quebec, CNV radio internet, Châtelaine and Ricardo magazines) as a journalist, analyst, reporter, blogger and columnist on American news.
Since her return to Montreal, she has hosted two public affairs programs on Vtélé. She has maintained a blog in the Journal de Montréal in which she has commented daily on Quebec, Canadian and American news. She is a frequent guest analyst and panelist on various television networks and radio stations in Quebec, and is a guest professor for the master's degree in the Department of Political Science at the Université de Montréal (MAPI Program).
She also acts ashostfor prestigious events (EY Entrepreneur of the Year Gala, Les Mercuriades, etc.) and as a consultant for large companies and organizations seeking to maximize their public image.
In 2013, she published Carnet d'une flâneuse à New York, 2nd edition - revised and expanded, a bestseller gathering more than 125 favorites in the Big Apple.
In conclusion, Esther Bégin holds two bachelor's degrees from Laval University: in law and in political science. She was admitted to the Quebec Bar in 1989. She completed a professional certificate in Leadership and Human Resources Management at New York University (NYU) in April 2011.
- Politics and public affairs
- Women's place
- Communications and media
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS :
- Wireless headset
- Small table for notes and water bottles
- Projector & screen
- Audio-video outputs (for video clips with sound)
Interviews with Esther Bégin :
Interview with Esther Bégin: The quest for excellence