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Leighann Lord

Clean Comedian | Event Emcee | Keynote Speaker

How Leighann Lord’s Long History as a Clean Comedian, Keynote Speaker, and Professional Event Emcee can Elevate Your Next Event.

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Clean Comedian

Clean Comedian

Leighann Lord (Ph.D, honorary) is a veteran stand-up comedian and the author of several humor books. She is the creator of the People with Parentspodcast (where she talks about the role reversal between adult children and aging parents); and is a former co-host on StarTalkRadio,with Neil de Grasse Tyson.

Leighann has been seen on Comedy Central, HBO, and The View, and was recently seen on Netflix in the Def Comedy Jam25th Anniversary Special. She was a national finalist in the American Black Film Festival-HBO Comedy Wings Competition and received the 2019 Humanist Arts Award from the American Humanist Association.

Leighann is currently a co-host for Point of Inquiry, the podcast for the Center for Inquiry. She is the creator of the new YouTube show, “Hanging In There with Leighann Lord” and has a daily social media post called #LightheartedHistory, which takes a humorous, tongue and cheek approach to random events in history.

Speaker

Keynote Speaker

​With a beautiful blend of grace, charm, humor and intellect Leighann Lord has become one of the hottest public and virtual speakers working today. One of her most popular topics is Parenting Your Parents: Six Caregiver Survival Tips; When Your Empty Nest Smells Like Bengay And Mothballs. Leighann is the creator of the podcast, People with Parents, where she talks about navigating the role-reversal between adult children and their parents. Her careers as an actress (Radioland Murders), stand-up comedian (HBO, Comedy Central, AspireTV), radio and TV co-host (StarTalk with Neil de Grasse Tyson) and author have made her a intuitive and engaging speaker who leaves her audiences enlightened and entertained.

Her careers as an actress (Radioland Murders), stand-up comedian (HBO, Comedy Central, AspireTV), radio and TV co-host (StarTalk with Neil de Grasse Tyson) and author have made her a intuitive and engaging speaker who leaves her audiences enlightened and entertained. ​

Event Emcee

Event Emcee – Live or Virtual

Leighann is an experienced emcee host for corporate events, business meetings, fundraisers, employee celebrations, remote team building events and more. She performs for corporate event live or virtually. Leighann is a former co-host on StarTalkRadio, with Neil de Grasse Tyson.

Testimonials

Leighann Lord Testimonials

You’ve put a lot of time and energy into planning your conference. You want your attendees to enjoy themselves and get the most out of it; and, egads, you might even want to enjoy it yourself. That’ll be difficult if you emcee the darn thing too! Luckily you don’t have to. A professional emcee will make your event flow with ease, fun and humor. That emcee is, Leighann Lord.ERMA BOMBECK WRITERS' WORKSHOP - 2022
Everyone here is still raving about your performance! You were fantastic! Federal Drug Administration
Leighann Lord was the penultimate MC, and I think added more to the event than I ever thought possible. All the feedback I heard from the audience was unanimously positive. I am really looking forward to next year! NECSS
Leighann Lord was the perfect host for our client’s virtual event. She added just the right amount of lightness and levity while keeping the focus on the business at hand. She is a real pro and a lovely human being. Easy to work with and good onscreen energy, Leighann is a great virtual host and I’m sure an even better live and in person. Tarin Wilson, plan A events

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