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Television legend Hugh Downs co-anchored 20/20 from its inception in 1978 until his retirement in 1999. The amiable reporter is no stranger to covering stories on medicine, science, family, adventure, aging in America, space, and the arts. He has won numerous Emmy awards, and has been recognized extensively for his work. Among his other awards are the American Psychiatric Assocation's Robert L. Robinson Award, and the ARA National Medial Award, as well as recognition as a speaker from numerous assocations. Downs also has written ten books, as well as composed musical pieces that have been recorded and performed for live audiences. He has chaired the Research and Education Committee of the Geriatrics Advisory Council of Mount Sinai Medical Center, is a member of the Board of Overseers at the Brookdale Center of Aging of Hunter College, chairs the Board of Governors at the National Space Society, and is chair emeritus of the United States Fund for UNICEF..

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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Hugh Downs to speak.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Hugh Downs in certain cases will consider virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Hugh Downs or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Hugh Downs's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Hugh Downs for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Hugh Downs, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Hugh Downs. After we consult with them, we will provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate Hugh Downs booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Hugh Downs for an event?" is a frequent question we get. The final Hugh Downs booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Hugh Downs charge for an event. An example fee to book Hugh Downs is in the starting range of $25,000-$39,999. However, any recent popularity change would cause a price fluctuation well beyond this example. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price as well. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the Hugh Downs agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Hugh Downs manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book Hugh Downs for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Hugh Downs agent on your behalf if your funding is in place. By not having funding ready then it will more difficult to book Hugh Downs, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Hugh Downs booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Hugh Downs, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
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Social Issues
Endorsement Talent, Actor-Does Appearances, Personal Appearance Talent, Author, Health-Wellness, Media, Motivational-Leadership, Social Issues, Author-Celebrity, Health-Wellness Interest, Journalist-Print, Media-Current Events, Social Issues-Elder Care, Male
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