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public speaking

DJ is a frequent keynote speaker and panelist in both large and small business forums focusing on topics
ranging from women’s leadership empowerment to “Spontaneous Ideation in a Virtual World” ™ . In
addition to her own speaking engagements, she provides public speaking coaching, providing insights
about how to engage an audience, hold attention and make an impact in a virtual world.


Recent speaking topics included:

  • Female leaders reaching their potential

  • Women finding their confident voice in the workplace

  • Honing your adaptability and resiliency skills in an ever changing marketplace

  • Building top performing, highly functioning teams

  • Leading a remote workforce and achieving “Spontaneous Ideation in a Virtual World”

DJ is one of the most energetic speakers I have ever booked. She not only had the audience on the edge of their seats, but she had a depth of knowledge like no other.

- Siouxsie Jennett, Mambo Media



50/50 Women on Boards

October 2022

Panelist and a Director Coach


Northwest Regional Emmy Awards - Silver Circle Inductee Acceptance

June 2018

DJ was inducted into the Silver Circle of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences - Northwest Chapter. 


Classic Wines Auction Gala Appeal Introduction

May 2015

Classic Wines Auction is Portland's largest fundraiser, raising millions of dollars annually for local families and children. DJ served as Board chair for several years and here introduces the raise-your-paddle appeal.


Supercharge your Virtual Event

September 2020

Session Speaker: Capturing and Captivating Your Audience


Portland City Club Friday Forum

February 2016

Atop the Glass Ceiling - Women in Leadership. Meet three Portland women who have made it to the top and are in charge, against the odds. 


The Veracity Agency Podcast

August 2017

Podcast: DJ Wilson, Leader of KGW Media Group, Right in Time for Women’s Equality Day


Women in Wine - Oregon

2020 Virtual Conference

July 2020

Session Speaker: Decanting (Your) Potential in the Ever-Dynamic Marketplace


PDX Strong: Leaders Among Us

July 2016

Vanessa Sturgeon talks with DJ Wilson, President and General Manager at KGW and Chair of the Portland Business Alliance, about the Portland market, the changing landscape in broadcasting, and wine.

Have DJ speak at your next meeting, off-site or event

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