David Puente
Job Title
Communications Specialist
Clarity Media Group
David Puente is an Emmy-winning journalist who has served as anchor and producer at prestigious news networks and shows, including ABC News Now, “20/20,” and CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360”. His extensive news background includes interviewing global newsmakers and preparing journalists including Anderson Cooper and Barbara Walters for interviews and speaking engagements. David uses his 20 years of communications experience to train Clarity Media Group clients to become more persuasive, clear, compelling, and effective. His clients which include Comcast, Viacom, Facebook, NBC Universal, L’Oreal, Match Group, AMC, 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 public speaking, television appearances and publicity events.

At ABC News/Disney and CNN/Time Warner David has worked with a range of executives, including at the C-suite level. He has led presentations on executive presence, messaging, and diversity and inclusion. Today, David works with clients to both develop effective messaging and enhanced delivery. His expertise includes preparation for media appearances and presentations. His breadth of experience includes coaching “Shark Tank” participants on how to sharpen their pitching techniques for the show.

With his expertise in speaking Spanish, David also 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. In addition to Spanish, David is conversant in French and has some knowledge of Arabic.
David Puente