Obsessed: My Addiction to Food and My Journey to Health | Dia ...

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"Three little words had the power to change two lives: “you are fat.” Find out how, as Emmy award winning journalist Diane Smith talks about her journey to health and her New York Times best seller Obsessed – America’s Food Addiction and My Own co-written with Mika Brzezinski, co-host of “Morning Joe” on MSNBC.

A New York Times bestselling author, Emmy award winning journalist, documentary producer, and speaker Diane Smith is a media veteran. Her book Obsessed: America’s Food Addiction and My Own written with MSNBC Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski became an instant best seller.

Diane has been on the air in Connecticut for more than 25 years at WTNH-TV, CPTV, and WTIC-Newstalk 1080. She is the anchor and senior producer for program development at CTN. As president of Diane Smith Media she has produced Emmy award winning documentaries, and other programs and videos.

Diane serves on the board of CT Girl Scout Council, CT Women’s Council, the Civic Health Advisory Group and the Board of Overseers for the Bushnell Theater. Diane was inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Silver Circle for 25 years of distinguished service to broadcasting and the community. She holds an honorary doctorate from Charter Oak College.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx"


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