Joyce Newman, founder of The Newman Group, is a leader in guiding professionals to improve their communications skills in presentations and media interviews. From helping executives prepare for the challenge of talking to a reporter during a business crisis to presenting to a group of investors during an IPO or keeping a celebrity on point for an endorsement appearance, Joyce and her skilled team have the expertise in media and presentation training to meet any business situation.
Joyce leads presentation skills workshops and media training sessions in which she teaches clients effective video techniques; coaches them for testimony and presentations in security analyst and shareholder meetings, sales conferences and new product introductions; and assists clients in designing and conducting road shows for initial public offerings.
An expert speaker, Joyce frequently addresses industry and association conferences throughout the United States on the subjects of Managing the Media, Powerful Presentations and Selling Yourself. She co-authored
Selling Yourself: Be the Competent, Confident Person You Really Are!
Her clients include such diverse organizations as the American Diabetes Association; AXA Financial; BBDO Worldwide; Biogen Idec; Booz, Allen Hamilton; Brown-Forman; CARE; Coca-Cola Fountain; Ernst & Young; The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.; The Gillette Company; Hearst Corporation; Hoechst Marion Roussel; Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group; Hologic, Inc.; McDonald’s Corporation; The Reader’s Digest Association; Sara Lee Corporation; Skadden, Arps and USA TODAY.
In addition, Joyce works extensively with celebrities in the sports and entertainment industries. She has served as Official Media Trainer for both the Virginia Slims Championships Series and the United States Figure Skating Association. Her credits for preparing spokespersons for national and worldwide media tours include work with Alabama, Tracy Austin, Matt Biondi, Chic Corea, Chris Evert, Fabio, Emerson Fittipaldi, Scott Hamilton, Richard Lewis, Mickey Mantle, Kathy Mattea, Gabriela Sabatini, and Danny Sullivan.
Joyce also works with publishing companies including Ballantine Publishing Group, Fireside Books, Penguin/Putnam Books USA, Random House, Simon & Schuster, and St. Martin’s Press. She has helped many best-selling authors prepare for national media tours, including Ellen Alderman and Caroline Kennedy, In Our Defense; Lorenzo Carceterra, Sleepers and Apaches; Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr., Journey to Justice; Shirley Conran, Lace; Nicholas Dodman, The Dog Who Loved Too Much; Janet Evanovich, Hard Eight; John Fairchild, Chic Savages; Marilyn French, Her Mother’s Daughter; Victoria Gotti, The Senator’s Daughter; Michael Korda, The Fortune, Curtain and The Immortals; Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus, The Nanny Diaries: A Novel; Anne Perry, Traitor’s Gate and The Sins of the Wolf; Craig Robinson, A Game of Character; Katie Roiphe, The Morning After; and Edward Rutherfurd, Sarum.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Joyce holds an M.A. from New York University, a Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech & Hearing Association, and a Speech/Language Practitioner License from New York State. Elected to Women Executives in Public Relations, she holds memberships in the Financial Women’s Association, Public Relations Society of America, and Women in Communications.