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LIz_2017-Headshot_Crop_BorderLiz Brunner is the CEO and founder of Brunner Communications. Leveraging more than 25 years of media and communications experience, expertise, and leadership, Brunner is sought by high-profile individuals and organizations to build meaningful reputations within their markets.

Prior to launching Brunner Communications, Brunner served as both a main news anchor for the #1 rated 6pm newscast on WCVB, NewsCenter 5 and covered countless breaking news stories. She conducted exclusive one-on-one interviews with prominent figures, ranging from professional athletes to global political leaders, including President Barack Obama. Recognized as one of the nation’s most accomplished journalists, Brunner’s distinguished approach of educating and communicating information to viewers has yielded countless industry awards and earned her a devoted following.

Among Brunner’s industry recognitions are multiple New England Emmy Awards, two national Gracies from the Alliance for Women in Media, an Edward R. Murrow Award, an Associated Press Award, and a Communications Achievement Award from the American Women in Radio and Television.

Brunner serves on the Board of Directors for Make a Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island. She is Executive Vice President of Boston Women in Media & Entertainment, a member of the Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Network Advisory Board, and was recently inducted into the Boston YWCA’s Academy of Women Achievers, Class of 2017.  Brunner was also appointed by Mayor Marty Walsh to the elite Boston Women’s Commission, a group charged with attaining equal rights and opportunities for women citywide. A frequent speaker at corporate conventions and philanthropic events, Brunner’s engagement in the community has been instrumental to the success of deserving nonprofit organizations. In addition to speaking engagements, Brunner continues to make TV and radio appearances as well.

A classically trained vocal performer and former high school music educator, Brunner holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music. Brunner has performed with the Boston Pops and at professional sporting events, among others. While Brunner devotes the majority of her time to her clients, she is also readily available for media appearances and speaking engagements. If you are interested in working with Liz, click here.