NAME
David Puente
TITLE
Communications Specialist
LOCATION
New York

David Puente is an Emmy-winning journalist who has anchored and produced prestigious programs including ABC News Now, ABC News “20/20,” and CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360.” His extensive news background includes preparing journalists such as Anderson Cooper and Barbara Walters for interviews and speaking engagements. David uses his 20 years of communications experience to train clients to become more persuasive, clear, compelling, and effective. He has coached trainees for media appearances on all major TV networks and digital media outlets. His clients include Comcast, Viacom, Facebook, L’Oreal, Match Group, Unilever, Verizon Media, Elle, Douglas Elliman, The Rockefeller Foundation, Kellogg’s, and The Wall Street Journal. David has also prepared celebrities, athletes, and best-selling authors for television appearances and publicity events. David works with all of his clients to develop effective messaging, enhanced delivery and executive presence. His expertise includes preparation for presentations, professional panels and media appearances. David’s breadth of experience includes coaching CEOs for investor calls as well as “Shark Tank” participants on how to sharpen their pitching techniques for the show. David has also become a strong voice leading presentations on diversity and inclusion at the corporate level. Fluent in Spanish, David spearheads Clarity’s Latin American business both within and outside the US. He has received philanthropic awards for his work with public school students, including the 2006 Disney Cast Community Fund Grant and The 2010 Time Warner Heiskell Award for Community Service. David is also fluent in French and studies Arabic.

HAS WORKED WITH:

David's Reviews

David is a game changer! Can't tha...
David and the team at Clarity media are incredible. He is so good and helping you get right to the...
- Gregg Hasenfus , Anchor Associates
Highly recommended
I’m a publicist who’s appeared on TV on behalf of client and hired to be the MC for many public even...
- Kate Hasenfus , Milestone PR
Five Stars!
Clarity Media Group and David have been great for our firm. Responsible and flexible to changing ne...
- Kara Dogali , ISG
I LOVE David Puente & Clarity
I LOVE David Puente & Clarity! As a new CEO I needed a trusted partner that would help me get clari...
- Ana Marie Argilago , Hispanics in Philanthropy
Great for presentation skill coachi...
We used Clarity group for our business for a combination of media training and presentation training...
- Isobel Sita-Lumsden , Verizon Media (UK)
David was extremely professional an...
David was extremely professional and prepared for our media training session with our executive team...
- Candice Jacobson , CKE Restaurants Inc.
We had a fantastic experience with…
We had a fantastic experience with David. He helped us craft a strong narrative, instill confidence...
- Shauna Solum , LaForce
David has the talent to quickly gra...
David has the talent to quickly grasp the essence of a complex topic, translate that into a great st...
- Philipp
David is fantastic
I'v worked with David several times over the years. His trainings are always fantastic with strong,...
- Barrie Rosen
Highly recommended, a memorable exp...
Highly recommended, a memorable experience. We did two work sessions with David Puente from Clarity...
- Iñak Romero
Media Training
I attended media training with a client who doesn't love any aspect of speaking with the media. Dav...
- Kevin Smith
David Puente project for Insider In...
Last month Insider Inc (parent company of Business Insider and Insider) hired David Puente to help p...
- Mario Ruiz
It was a great experience for me
It was a great experience for me. David literally got me thinking to specific meaningful delivery an...
- Obadiah Wilford
Thanks David
What can be more anxiety-inducing than public speaking? Perhaps a training session for public speaki...
- Joceline
My work with David has always been…
My work with David has always been pleasant and instructive. It's a great investment in myself and m...
- Esteban Herrera
David is a master communication con...
Whether its preparing opening remarks for an televised event, or setting the stage for important dia...
- Mary Skelton Roberts , Barr Foundation