Actress, activist, New York Times Best Selling Author
Acclaimed actress and social activist Camryn Manheim found success on her own terms. Known for her Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning role on The Practice, Manheim is a fierce trailblazer on and off the screen. Shattering her critics’ expectations and defining her career by versatility, determination, and a sense of adventure, Manheim continues to inspire legions of fans and audiences with her candor, humor, and story.
Author of the New York Times bestseller, Wake Up, I’m Fat, Manheim was named one of the “Most Intriguing People” by People magazine and “Woman of the Year” by Glamour. Her activism has included work with the ACLU, RAINN, Planned Parenthood, and the American Cancer Society. A breast cancer survivor herself, Manheim confronted the diagnosis as she does just about everything, with humor, curiosity, and courage.
Mistress of Ceremonies
Jenny Anchondo is a Emmy-Award-winning news anchor, host and reporter. She has worked for CBS, NBC and Fox at TV stations all over the country. Most recently, she was the co-host of the nationally syndicated show, Morning Dose.
Previously, Jenny worked as an anchor and reporter for top-rated Fox 4 news, serving as the single host of the Saturday and Sunday morning broadcasts.
Along with her husband Heath, Jenny co-hosts the Second Shot podcast, which is an inspirational and motivational show that takes a “second shot” at the news stories of the day.
Jenny also works as a media coach and mentor to individuals and businesses looking to book interviews and effectively get their message across on camera.
She is a passionate volunteer and community servant. In addition to several philanthropic projects Jenny lends her time to, she has served on the boards for the Housing Crisis Center and Leukemia Texas. As a first generation college student, she is passionate about literacy and education. She has also served as a volunteer for Reading Partners, the Reading Seed and multiple other literacy-based organizations.
Jenny and Heath are new parents to 3-year-old Brighton Valentina.