Authors in Media


Mary O'Donohue is a Bestselling Author and Media  veteran with more than 3 decades of high profile media experience on programs like The Today Show, Meet the Press, NBC Nightly News, Steve Harvey, and 12 seasons on the internationally acclaimed program, The Oprah Winfrey Show, where Mary spent the last 8 seasons as a Post Producer. 

During her time with The Oprah Winfrey Show, Mary wrote a parenting book, When You Say “Thank You,” Mean It, a month-by-month guide to help busy 21st century parents raise children with extraordinary character. 

Four months after publication, her book catapulted to #1 in Parenting and #97 overall out of millions of books on Amazon, within 12 hours of a single media interview going live. 

Mary knows first hand that traditional Media is a powerful – and often untapped – marketing tool for nonfiction authors. 

Combining her decades-long Media background with her extensive experience being interviewed on television and radio programs, as well as for newspaper, magazine, and online articles, Mary is a one-of-a-kind Media Coach who understands both sides of the media equation – behind, and in front of the camera. 

As a Media Coach and Founder of Authors In Media, Mary draws on her unique background to teach women nonfiction authors how to become go-to experts in media and the marketplace.