Leslie Hart is a senior executive communications coach within Teneo’s Strategy & Communications Advisory.
She prepares CEOs, C-suite executives, and senior corporate leaders for media appearances and internal and external events including investor days, brand and product launches, global leadership team meetings, town halls, and international conferences. She co-led the expansion of Teneo’s coaching offering into a center of excellence within the firm. As a strategist, she advises a diverse portfolio of clients on corporate narrative, content creation, sustainability initiatives, reputational challenges, and media relations.
A former journalist, Leslie has more than a decade of experience as an interviewer and editorial content producer with credits spanning academia, newsrooms, live event programming, and the arts. Prior to joining Teneo, Leslie produced video for NYU School of Law as an in-house digital media strategist. She was also part of the launch team for Al Jazeera America, building and leading a digital content platform for the nightly public affairs TV show “Consider This.” Additional credits include 2012 presidential election coverage for Current TV, live event and media production for the 2011 World Science Festival, and culture and climate desk coverage for the PBS newsmagazine “Need to Know.”
Leslie completed her MBA with distinction at NYU Stern and earned a Master of Science degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Northwestern University’s School of Communication.