Jane Hanson

Forbes Contributor + Communications / Media Expert

Emmy award winning television journalist and media coach Jane Hanson has spent over 30

years helping people communicate better.


Among her diverse array of media and presentation training clients are top tier leaders spanning

the fields of finance, insurance, startups, technology, education, design, fashion, FinTech,

media, & pharma. She is also a contributor to Forbes.com; hosts programs on cable channels and private streaming broadcasts. And she is a frequent speaker, emcee, and panel moderator.


Jane Hanson spent most of her career as an as an anchor and correspondent for NBC New York – where she covered events ranging from the tragedy of 9/11 to the joy of Yankees victory parades to the Olympics to Wall Street and Washington, along the way winning 9 Emmy

Awards; named "Correspondent of the Year" by New York's Police Detectives and New York’s Firefighters. She has also been the recipient of numerous other awards for her service to the community. Jane has also been 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 communication at Long Island University, Stern College, and the 92 nd St Y. And 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’s School of Journalism.