Benita Adams – TV and Radio Host, Author and Motivational Speaker

“The Second Act with Benita Adams”


Benita Adams – TV and Radio Host, Author and Motivational Speaker
“The Second Act with Benita Adams, LLC” Benita Adams is a successful TV and radio host, author and  motivational speaker.
She has worked in the media and communications field for nearly 30 years. Most recently, she worked at WVEC, Channel 13 News, an ABC affiliate, in Hampton Roads, VA.
Her passion is helping Baby Boomer and Middle Age Women, 40 years and older, in their Midlife journey of Transformation & Reinvention. She helps women walk through their first, second and third acts.
Her TV show, “The Second Act with Benita Adams”, is a 30 minute weekly lifestyle show that will engage, inform and educate women.  Our goal for the show is to empower women “to make the rest of their life – the best of their life.”
The TV show airs on WGNT, Channel 27 (CW Network).  It will also be aired on; an online television network that reaches six million viewers worldwide.
The radio show broadcasts from the studios of 88.1 FM WHOV on the campus of Hampton University at and via  
Her upcoming book; A Woman’s Journey Through The Second Act, is scheduled to be released in 2015.  
As an entrepreneur, Benita is the owner of her company, “The Second Act with Benita Adams, LLC”, which empowers women through her TV show and radio shows, motivational speaking, book with self-reinvention journal and teaching materials.
She has been honored with The Still Hope Foundation’s “Entrepreneurial Excellence Award”, “The Southeastern Virginia Arts Award for Women in the Arts” and nominated for The ACHI Magazine’s “Excellence in Journalism/TV Personality Award.”  
Benita has taught at various universities and colleges as an Assistant Communications, English and Broadcasting Professor.  Her background also includes experience as a fashion model, professional voice-over artist, and “talent” for radio and TV commercials.
She is a member of The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) and was a board member for the YMCA; Girls, Inc.; The Black Expo and the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI). 
She is a former member of the board for The National Speakers Association –Virginia; and Dress for Success – Norfolk, VA.
As a motivational speaker, Benita Adams speaks about:
  • Five Steps To R.E.S.E.T. Your Life: How Second Act Women Can Live Their Best Lives Through REINVENTION, EDUCATION, SELF-DISCOVERY, ENGAGEMENT And TRANSFORMATION
  • How Not To Live Your Mama’s Midlife
  • Secrets To The Six Principals Of Success
  • How To Present Powerful Presentations
  • How To Broadcast Yourself: Working Effectively With The Media
  • Secrets For Baby Boomer & Middle Age Women For Living Their Best Midlife
  • How To Transition To Your Second Act
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