Joan Lunden truly exemplifies today's modern working woman. She is an award-winning journalist, New York Times bestselling author, successful entrepreneur, and one of America's most recognized and trusted television personalities. As host of Good Morning America for nearly two decades, Lunden brought insight to top issues for millions of Americans each day. The longest running host ever on early morning television, Lunden reported from 26 countries, interviewed political and business icons and covered 4 presidents and 5 Olympics.
A leading health and wellness advocate, Joan has continued to be a reassuring and informative presence in American homes for more than 30 years. She hosted Lifetimes' Health Corner, addressing everyday health concerns; the CW Emmy-winning special America's Invisible Children, on the plight of homeless children; and she is currently the host of Taking Care with Joan Lunden on RLTV, a show about family caregiving.
Lunden is a working mother of seven, including two sets of twins, 7 and 8 years old and a caregiver to her 93 year old mother, so she understands the stresses families face today. In 2010, she introduced her home décor collection Joan Lunden Home on QVC aimed at helping women attain easy décor at reasonable prices. Her line of healthy non-stick cookware, TWIZTT™ will launch in retail later this year. Lunden has a skincare line, Resurgence by the popular Murad Skincare, and she and her husband invented and launched Kinderkord, a child safety product designed to help parents and children stay connected. Five years ago she created Camp Reveille, a unique retreat where women from across the country come to recharge their fitness, renew their spirit, and learn the life skills needed to achieve a healthier balance in their lives. And every day, women visit her website JoanLunden.com for health, wellness, and lifestyle tips, family information and parenting advice. Lunden's passion for inspiring women to take charge of their health & happiness has been at the forefront of many of her projects.
Lunden has served as national spokesperson for campaigns with Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the American Lung Association, The American Red Cross and the American Academy of Pediatrics, and has spearheaded campaigns on colon cancer prevention for the Colon Cancer Alliance and Amgen, and on type II diabetes for Eli Lilly. She speaks regularly on health & wellness, parenting, success & balance in life, and more.
One of the most visible women in America, Lunden has graced the covers of more than 40 magazines and book covers. Her other books include Growing Up Healthy: Protecting Your Child From Diseases Now Through Adulthood; Wake-Up Calls; A Bend In The Road Is Not The End Of The Road; Joan Lunden's Healthy Living; Joan Lunden's Healthy Cooking; Mother's Minutes Your Newborn Baby; and Good Morning, I'm Joan Lunden. She also hosts the exercise video Workout America.