Kay DeMartini | Bio
Speaker, Producer, Coach
Connecting People through the Power of Storytelling.
Born in South Dakota, grew up in Minnesota, taught school in Kenya.
'Life is Entertaining.'
Corporate Presenter / NPR Storyteller / Story Coach
NPR Story. 'Prison Pen Pal', 4,000+ views
Nat'l Storytelling Conference, Nat'l Assn. Nonfiction Writers
‘Fearless Storytelling 101’, 'From Good to Great, ‘Lean Into It’ , 'Know / Like/ Trust'
Xbox, Twitter, MHI, Wells Fargo, Oakland A's, Sacramento Kings,
Blue Cross, Maxim, Google, Dolby Systems, PeopleSoft
Creator & Host of 2 Storytelling MeetUps, Marin & Oakland, with over 3K members
Producer / Director
The Unruly StoryFest 2015
Creator / Host of San Francisco East Bay, 'BustingOut Storytelling', 9 years
Oakland A’s FanFest storyteller, 5 years
Voted 'Best Emcee' 2015 & 2016 by Thumbtack, SF Bay Area
Award-winning Performer / Actor
Stories and comedy at LA StoryFest, Bawdy, Oakland Beast Crawl, Fireside,
TMI, Pochlight, The Moth (LA/Mpls/SF/Berkeley)
Represented by Tonry Talent
'‘The Chicken Comic’, KPIX TV feature
One woman show in Mpls, LA
Humor columnist for SoulMag
SF Professional Improv Team, 'Flash Family'
High School Teacher, Minnesota
Mom's name is Dorothy, cat's name is Earle.
Favorite color is tomato. Favorite words are jungle gym, wing tips, and soup.