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Karen Friedman

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Honorable Karen Friedman - Judging Baltimore

Out of The Courtroom

Karen pays for her own robes.  Feat. Kanye "Use this Gospel".


16 Sep 2020

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Judge Karen Friedman on How COVID-19, BLM Movement & Mental Illness Are Affecting Criminal Justice System

Rolonda On Demand

Look who’s talking today on Rolonda On Demand! Baltimore Judge Karen Friedman lays down the law on how #COVID19,, the #BLM Movement, #mentalillness and the recent surge in #crime and #donesticviolence are affecting the #criminaljustice system. Plus, Judge Karen and I have an open and honest conversation about the historic bond between Blacks and Jews on the frontlines of #racialjustice and how that historic bond is needed now more than ever. In this episode of Rolonda On Demand, I continue my cool conversations about race, class and justice with Baltimore's Judge Karen Friedman who expresses grave concern over the rise of hate crimes, including anti-semiticism, most hurtfully and recently from Black celebrity, Nick Cannon. Judge Friedman cites the historic bond between Blacks and Jews and encourages continued bonding, learning each others' history and counseling in some cases over cancelling. Judge Karen grew up in Brooklyn, New York in an Orthodox Jewish family. She attended a right wing all Jewish Orthodox school but was raised in an “open-minded” family. She credits this open-mindedness for her success. While her brothers all became rabbis, Judge Friedman became a judge. Her mother maintained a business while her father was a business school professor. At the age of 19 Judge Friedman moved to Maryland and would go on to attend the University of Maryland School of Law. The connections she made at the law school and the friendships she forged proved to be a great asset to her in the future. When a Probate Judge died, she was asked to fill the vacant position, and was appointed Probate Judge by Governor Paris Glendenning shortly thereafter. Her career has since taken her to the District Court of Maryland and finally the Baltimore Circuit Court – the highest-level trial court in the state. Judge Friedman described the relationship between her public position and her faith throughout this account. Judge Friedman also talks about: How Class is as big a controversial issue as race in America. (18:36) Mental Illness and the Law (20:50) Have Prisons Become the Depositories of Society's Ills? (22:40) The Anatomy of a Troubled Kid from the Hood in Her Courtroom (27:20) The Rise of Domestic Violence Under Coronavirus Pandemic & Lockdown The Rise of Crime in America - To Say It's Down is "Completely False" (41:30) How Jews Have Also Suffered from Hatred & Stereotypes (45:30) This and so much more on today’s #podcast! Watch now on YouTube at https://youtu.be/PP_OKYC-m6I Listen now on iTunes at RolondaOnDemand.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


5 Aug 2020

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IABC Philly Podcast: Karen Friedman, executive communications expert

Podcasts – IABC Philadelphia

IABC Philadelphia is excited to begin a new podcast series with communications experts from a variety of industries. Podcasts are a convenient way to learn from the best and brightest in our field. Our podcasts are hosted by IABC member Steve Lubetkin, an award-winning multimedia journalist and podcast producer. In this podcast, Steve chats with Karen Friedman, a business communication coach who helps executives prepare for presentations, media interviews, and face-to-face employee communications activities.About the GuestKaren Friedman is a business communication coach, syndicated columnist, professional speaker and author of the best-selling book Shut Up and Say Something (Praeger Publishing) and newly released Ordinary People: Extraordinary Lessons. She heads Karen Friedman Enterprises, Inc, a leadership communications firm which has been teaching professionals how to become more compelling communicators for more than 20 years.The firm has provided media, speaker and leadership programs to scores of high-profile organizations around the world. Clients include Johnson & Johnson, DOW Chemical, QVC, Villanova University, Toll Brothers, CSL Behring, Johns Hopkins University, Merck & Co, TEVA as well as airports and public utilities.A specialist in message development, Karen works closely with well-known brands to help them turn words into powerful messages that resonate with key audiences. She is also a keynote speaker.Karen’s expertise was recognized by former First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton who tapped her to provide media and political training for women in South and Central America. Since then, her team has conducted numerous global speaker training programs across multiple industries, with a specialty in life sciences and pharmaceuticals. Their work includes coaching executives, key opinion leaders and teaching patient advocates how to share their stories with impact. Karen and her team have prepared scores of spokespeople for FDA meetings, investor presentations, high profile media interviews, IPO’s, congressional hearings, employee meetings, panel discussions and industry events.Before launching her firm, Karen spent more than two decades as an award-winning major market television news reporter whose breaking coverage of local and national events aired on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, the Today Show, Good Morning America and Nightline. Her last stop was 6 ABC's Action News in Philadelphia.Today, Karen is adjunct faculty at Smith College’s prestigious executive education programs for women where she teaches leadership communications. Her columns for the Philadelphia Business Journal are syndicated nationwide and she hosts Speaking Of, on ReachMD.com, a communications program for healthcare professionals. She is also the co-creator of Presenters Pal, the first on-line interactive tool to help professionals present like pros.Frequently quoted by publications such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, Fortune and CNN Money, Karen is a professional speaker who has repeatedly received top rated speaker awards. Her articles on leadership and communication techniques are regularly published in business magazines and on-line sites and her popular monthly communication video tips are viewed by thousands of subscribers.Other published works include Speaking of Success, which she co-authored with several best-selling writers including the late Stephen R. Covey (Seven Habits of Highly Effective People), Ken Blanchard (One Minute Manager) and Jack Canfield (co–creator of Chicken Soup for the Soul).Karen earned her degree at the Pennsylvania State University and furthered her studies at the University of Manchester in England. She is a member of numerous organizations including the National Speakers Association, International Association of Business Communicators, Public Relations Society of America, American Society of Training and Development and the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association.She lives in the Philadelphia area with her husband and two sons. You can sign up for Karen’s monthly quick tip videos and other free resources at karenfriedman.com.A list of previous podcasts can be found here. If you have an idea for a topic or podcast guest for this series, please email: president@iabcphiladelphhia.org


12 Aug 2019

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Prove It! Podcast: Making Messages Resonate with Karen Friedman

Prove It! The Proof in Marketing Podcast

What a great episode for the times we’re living in! Karen Friedman, CEO of Karen Friedman Enterprises,” talk about how to make complicated messages resonate. As a former reporter for 6ABC in Philadelphia, and numerous places before that, Karen’s a whiz at taking a confusing story and getting to the point, so that no matter your subject matter knowledge, you’ll “get it” when she tells you about it! Karen spends her time now helping corporate executives present more effectively and efficiently. Her columns in Philadelphia Business Journal and her short video series on quick tips are things I never miss. Take ten minutes and hear how Karen can PROVE that it is possible to make messages, no matter how confusing, resonate.


10 Aug 2019

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Judge Karen Friedman- "The shoes make the judge"

Charm City Dreamers

Judge Friedman is an Associate Judge on the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, 8th Judicial Circuit. She was the first female orthodox judge in the state of Maryland and has been leader and role model for inspiring change. Among many accomplishments Judge Friedman was listed in Maryland's top 100 women by the daily record.


25 Mar 2018

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September 11, 2017 Ordinary People Karen Friedman, Millennial Money Fix Douglas Boneparth and Fab

School for Startups Radio

September 11, 2017 Ordinary People Karen Friedman, Millennial Money Fix Douglas Boneparth and Fabulous Life Heather Picken

10 Sep 2017

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#198 Mind the Business with Karen Friedman

Mind the Business Podcast

"Shut Up and Say Something" is the title of Karen Friedman's new book. Karen is a business communications expert. She is with us today sharing some insights on great business communications.


25 Jul 2017