Valerie Gordon

Communications Coordinator

Valerie Gordon is a former broadcast television producer whose portfolio includes feature stories showcased on CBS News, Weekend TODAY, HBO Sports, and ESPN. Transitioning from her award-winning media career, Valerie founded The Storytelling Strategist in 2017, a communications consultancy dedicated to crafting compelling narratives, enhancing branding efforts, and honing persuasive presentation skills for a diverse clientele.

She has spoken at regional and national conferences on the power of storytelling to foster career growth, connection with audiences, and interpersonal understanding. Through tailored workshops, she empowers corporate and non-profit leaders to leverage storytelling as a communication and team-building tool.

Valerie’s commitment to education extends to her role as adjunct faculty at the University of Connecticut School of Business, where since 2019 she has instructed career development for undergraduates enrolled in the Hartford, Stamford, and Waterbury campuses. She has also taught, and guest lectured at Columbia University, the University of Hartford, and Quinnipiac University.

Valerie received a B.A. in Communications from the University of Michigan and an M.S. in Organizational Leadership from Quinnipiac University. She has lived with her family in central Connecticut since 2008 and serves on several local boards and committees for education, career development, and health and human services.

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