Public Speaker


Need an inspiring, motivational public speaker? Look no further. Art Rascon has incredible stories to tell. From breaking two wrists during an IRONMAN event and still finishing, to crawling through drug tunnels in Mexico, Art is a powerful motivational speaker.

Art Rascon giving a talk at a speech.

If you need a Speaker/Presenter/Host/Emcee/Keynote at any Corporate, Social, Non-Profit, Fundraiser, etc., Art can fill any of these important roles.

While Art is based in Houston, Texas, he is willing to travel up to 500 miles for your event.

Art has been speaking at events around the country and especially Texas for more than 20 years with dozens of bookings every year. He is a professional communicator with a history of Motivational speeches, Inspirational Talks, Emcee appearances, Keynote, and Celebrity Speaker roles at a wide variety of events throughout the country.

Explore the Power of Storytelling with Art Rascon: Book Your Speech Today!

Art, the esteemed former ABC13 Houston KTRK anchor, is now available to share his captivating stories and insights through speaking engagements.

“I’m so glad Art was here at our conference. I really loved listening to his stories and all of the places
he’s been. PLEASE BRING HIM BACK. He made us laugh…”

Reviews from Art Rascon’s speeches

“Loved hearing Art Rascon. He was sooooo good!!! So interesting and inspiring! Wealth of stories!!!”

“His stories were great, brought tears to my eyes.”

“Art Rascon was a very inspirational speaker today. I have more pride in my work serving my
community.”

“Loved Art’s stories and his delivery and presentation.”

“Art was engaging, enjoying having him as a speaker.”

About Art Rascon:

With a distinguished career in journalism spanning decades, Art Rascon has been a trusted voice in news reporting and anchoring. His commitment to storytelling and connecting with audiences has made him a respected figure in the media industry. Art’s experiences and unique perspectives from covering stories around the world offer a compelling narrative that resonates with a wide range of audiences.

Art has extensively covered major global events, including wars and conflicts in Iraq, the Balkans, the Middle East, the Caribbean, and Central America. His reporting has taken him alongside scores of juvenile immigrants on their perilous journey to the U.S. border. Additionally, Art has provided in-depth coverage of significant U.S. Presidential elections, both domestic and international terrorist attacks, the tragic Virginia Tech campus shooting, and numerous hurricanes impacting the Eastern seaboard and the Gulf coast, notably Katrina and Ike. His work extends to reporting on natural disasters worldwide, such as the tsunami in Indonesia, and being among the first journalists to report from Haiti after the devastating earthquake.

Prior to his tenure in Houston, Art was a correspondent at CBS News, where he covered a spectrum of global events, including Haiti’s civil unrest, Mexico’s guerrilla wars, Peru’s hostage standoff, Cuba’s downing of U.S. planes, TWA, and other airline disasters, various school shootings, conflicts in Central America, hurricanes across the Caribbean and the U.S., the Oklahoma City bombing, and various international stories. From 1989 to 1994, Art served as a reporter at KABC-TV in Los Angeles, reporting on high-profile cases like the O.J. Simpson trial, the Rodney King beating trial, the L.A. riots, the Branch Davidian stand-off, as well as earthquakes, fires, and floods. Earlier in his career, Art held roles as a producer, reporter, and anchor in San Antonio, El Paso, Abilene, and Salt Lake City.

Art’s extensive journalistic endeavors have taken him to more than 70 countries, spanning five continents and nearly every U.S. state. He boasts an impressive record of 27 Emmy nominations and 20 wins, along with over three dozen other local and national reporting awards. His accolades include two Edward R. Murrow awards, three National Association of Hispanic Journalists’ awards, the International Rotary Club award, two Headliner Awards, the RTNDA Award, 15 Associated Press Reporting awards, and more than a dozen outstanding reporting awards from Press Clubs in Los Angeles, Miami, and Houston.

Why Choose Art Rascon for Your Event:

Compelling Stories: Art weaves together stories that entertain, inspire, and leave a lasting impact.
Expertise in Journalism: Benefit from Art’s wealth of knowledge and insights gained from years of dedicated journalism.


Versatility: Whether it’s a corporate event, educational forum, or any special occasion, Art adapts his message to suit your audience.


How to Book Art Rascon:
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