Star Jones is an attorney, advocate, business executive, best-selling author
and an Emmy award nominated TV host. Skilled in law, media and
business, Ms. Jones is presently a member of the Board of Directors and
President of Professional Diversity Network, a publicly traded company
(Nasdaq: IPDN). She is amongst a small group of African-American women
in leadership of a publicly traded company in the U.S.
Ms. Jones has also worked in television (NBC News, The Today Show,
Dateline NBC, ABC News, E! Entertainment Television, Court TV, CNN,
Fox Business, CNBC, MSNBC, BET) as a host, journalist, commentator
and/or producer for more than 25 years; offering a fresh perspective to the
day’s most talked about crime and justice, political and sociological issues
from the worlds of news, entertainment, politics and pop culture. Best
known to television viewers for her candor, confidence and uncanny ability
to clarify muddy legal and social issues as a co-host of ABC’s The View for
nine years, along with her colleagues, Ms. Jones is a 2017 Inductee into
the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame.
An author of three best-selling books, Ms. Jones’ third best book, Satan’s
Sisters, (a fictional account of the behind-the-scenes workings of a daytime
talk show) was developed into “Daytime Divas,” a VH1 network television
series with Ms. Jones as an Executive Producer.
Ms. Jones is a 38 year member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and is
heavily involved in numerous philanthropic efforts. In 2011, a heart disease
survivor, Ms Jones was named the American Heart Association’s National
Volunteer; utilizing her name, voice, time and international media platform
to combat the nations’ number one killer…cardio-vascular disease, and
champion Heart Health in America.
A frequent motivational speaker, Star lectures on a variety of topics including,
Law, Politics, Race, Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment, Pop
Culture, Networking, and Heart Health. She continues to be seen in various
media appearances as a legal analyst and women’s health and workplace