Denise Harrington has been a professional communications trainer and coach since 1987. She has provided customized media and presentation skills development and crisis response preparation to C-level executives and spokespeople at Nike, Autodesk, Intel, Microsoft, Adidas, HP, Starbucks, Kaiser Permanente, the NBA’s Portland Trailblazers, the American Red Cross, Mentor, and Victoria’s Secret among other organizations. She has prepared spokespeople for appearances on major news and sports broadcasts including CBS’s “60 Minutes” and “48 Hours,” ABC’s “Prime Time,” HBO’s “Real Sports,” ESPN’s “Up Close,” and ABC’s “Nightline.”
For Nike, Denise worked with Chairman Phil Knight and his advisory team as they crafted their response to media coverage of Nike’s labor crisis in Asia. She also prepared Knight for his address on the subject to the National Press Club. Denise also designed and facilitated a women’s leadership training module for Microsoft that was rolled out worldwide for the software giant.
My passion is meditating self-development and helping others find their voice.