Public Speaking is still the #1 Fear in America, Canada and other parts of the world. Many people would rather be bitten by a snake, be chased by a wild animal, or brave the scariest theme park roller-coaster imaginable - than stand up in front of a group to give a presentation. You’re about to journey into the lives of 9 brave souls from extremely diverse backgrounds who all aspire to become professional speakers and authors in the lucrative industry of Personal & Professional Development.As a C-Suite executive, you will appreciate the life lessons and professional insights that Delatorro McNeal exposes in The Keynote.While being coached and mentored by Delatorro McNeal and his esteemed professional colleagues, these contestants will be pushed to the limits as they are tasked with impromptu challenges, exercises, and experiences that will get them one step closer to being Delatorro’s personal protégé for 1 year. Who will crack under the pressure? Who will rise to the occasion? Who will win the hearts of their audiences? Who will overcome their fears? Who will become…THE KEYNOTE! As a C-Suite executive, excellent public speaking skills are a must and as you watch this show you will get insights on how the best in the speaking business do it.

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Delatorro L. McNeal, II, MS, CSP

Creator, Executive Producer & Host


Most recently ranked #32 of the Top 60 Best Motivational Speakers in the World, Delatorro L. McNeal, II , MS, CSP, has been transforming the lives of people from all walks of life for over 15 years. As an internationally renowned Peak Performance Expert, Keynote Speaker and Best Selling Author, Delatorro has spoken in 49 of the 50 US states and abroad and has delivered well over 3000 paid presentations to major corporations, professional associations, conventions, pro-sports teams, churches, and leadership conferences. His list of clients includes Johnson & Johnson, New York Life, JP Morgan Chase, Prudential, Accenture and a host of others. Delatorro holds the prestigious CSP designation, which places him in the top 7% of paid professional speakers worldwide. This is the highest international recognition of professional speaking excellence. Delatorro has been featured on national and worldwide television networks like FOX, ABC, NBC, BET, TBN, Daystar and Oxygen as well as syndicated radio shows all across America.

Delatorro has an earned Master’s Degree in Human Performance Enhancement and his personal mission is to help individuals and organizations grow to the next level. He has authored 6 books and over a dozen personal growth and professional development courses. He is also the Founder of The Full Throttle Experience, a 3-Day Annual Leaderpreneurship Conference hosted in Florida which is a motorcycle-themed leadership and business success event. As a Peak Performance Expert, Delatorro partners with Fortune 500 Corporations, Professional Associations, and Entrepreneurs on a contractual basis to drastically improve organizational effectiveness, employee morale and productivity, training and development, teamwork, sales performance and communication strategies. Delatorro travels the globe empowering diverse audiences with his hard-hitting, experiential, high-energy, content-rich, and paradigm-shifting keynotes, seminars, and extreme team-building programs. He is a proud and active member of The National Speakers Association and The Global Speakers Federation.


Delatorro L. McNeal, II


Jenny Olding


Vickie Duncan


Berni Volkman


Niki Wilson


Mel Keyes


Dennis Burke


Shawn Dorrough


Ira Funderburk


Charles Cary

Executive Producer

Delatorro L. McNeal, II

Co Producers

John Jones, Malachi Cull, H John Mejia

Audio Engineer

Jason Henne


Delatorro L. McNeal, Sr., Pamela Bartee, Lethia Owens, H John Mejia, Delatorro L. McNeal II, Dr. Willie Jolley

Supervising Producer

H John Mejia


John Jones


Brian Sawin

Production By

In The Zone TV, Allure Cinema, Sanity Films, Platinum Performance Global Productions

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