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Emmy Winning TV News Anchor  |  Keynote Speaker  |  Media Brand Founder  |  Former Miss USA

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Cultivate unwavering confidence

Turn self-doubt into action

Recognize emotional triggers that can block creativity, self-confidence and success

Create a culture of respect, gratitude and community inside a corporation or organization

Lead by example

Learn to utilize the power of kindness for your benefit

lu parker - motivational speaker
lu parker- award winning journalist
be a kind human
Lu Parker - Emmy and Genesis Award winning journalist


Previous Speaking Engagements
College of Charleston
Previous Speaking Engagements
Raise a Child
Tournament of Roses
Previous Speaking Engagements
City of Los Angeles
Visionary Women
Dept of Disability
Reel Abilities
Previous Speaking Engagements
Previous Speaking Engagements
Previous Speaking Engagements
Previous Speaking Engagements
Previous Speaking Engagements
Previous Speaking Engagements
Previous Speaking Engagements
Previous Speaking Engagements
Previous Speaking Engagements
Emmy and Genesis Award winning journalist Lu Parker


As an Emmy and Genesis Award winning journalist, Lu has worked in the television news business as an anchor and reporter for nearly three decades. She is also an inspirational speaker, author, former Miss USA, animal advocate, and founder of Be Kind & Co., a lifestyle media brand.


As a speaker and event host, Lu reveals to audiences not only her road to success, but also her many struggles along the way.  Sharing her own experiences with dealing with rejection and heavy competition, and using specific skills that helped her attain her biggest goals, Lu helps people turn self-doubt into action. Whether it is a room full of students or professionals, Lu inspires audiences to redefine their idea of kindness and then to use it as a tool to eliminate insecurities, get unstuck emotionally, and create a life you can be proud of.


Genesis Awards


Emmy Awards


LA Press Club Nomination


Years On Camera




Social Media Followers


Lu has moderated dozens of events including corporate, small business, charity, & conventions. She has also personally interviewed authors, musicians, politicians, and celebrities including...

  • Tom Cruise

  • Morgan Freeman

  • Maria Shriver

  • President George H.W. Bush

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger

  • Aretha Franklin

  • Willie Nelson

  • Jennifer Lawrence

  • Kendrick Lamar

  • Eva Longoria

  • Bradley Cooper

  • Will Smith

  • Jimmy Kimmel

  • Larry King

  • Kanye West

  • Matt Damon

  • Sharon Stone

  • Jake Gyllenhaal

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"Lu Parker is an incredible speaker with a big heart. From introductions to commentary, the evening was seamless. She is a true pro."

Carrie N. Callahan

Claire's Place Foundation Redondo Beach, California

"With a crowd of nearly 300, Lu hosted the Rose Queen Coronation, engaging the audience perfectly. She was a joy to work with, was prepared...

Amy Wainscott

President Pasadena Tournament of Roses

"I can't remember an industry event I've enjoyed more. Plus, my customers I invited were raving about how entertained they were. Lu Parker....

Scot Fishkin

Institute of Real Estate Management Los Angeles, Member

“Out of all the key takeaways, this insight from Emmy Award-winning journalist and former Miss USA Lu Parker, rings true and speaks....

Ellie Johnson

President of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New York Properties

"Her message is universal and can go across any industry that would be interested in hiring her to motivate their talent and get people...

Jeanette Arthur

Relocation Director for Berkshire Hathaway Philadelphia.

"Lu did a tremendous job! It takes a lot of guts to come up and tell something that personal, that well."

Kenneth Jenny

Managing Partner Mediatise, LLC Orange County, CA

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