Molly Hughes is currently working as a communications consultant and executive coach. After 25 years as a broadcast journalist, companies and individuals now hire her to help them up their game when it comes to public speaking, presentation skills, media training, and on-camera performance. She facilitates group workshops and is also available for one-on-one private coaching.
Her most recent media gig was at The Denver Post where she created and served as the Director of Denver Post TV for more than 2.5 years. Hughes was nominated for the 2017 Heartland Regional Emmy Award for her interview with Sue Klebold, mother of Columbine gunman Dylan Klebold. In addition to her on-camera reporting, she oversaw daily content and production decisions which grew the video revenue 167% in year one and an additional 97% in the second year.
Before that, Hughes made a name for herself in Colorado while serving as the primary evening news anchor at CBS in Denver for nearly 10 years. She's the winner of the 2005 Emmy for Best News Anchor and the 2005 Emmy for Best Hard News Series. She was nominated for no less than six other Emmys while at CBS4 Denver. Molly anchored several newscasts and community affairs projects that contributed to the 2003 Emmy for Overall Station Excellence, Best Live News Coverage for the “Blizzard of the Century”, the Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence, Best Newscast, and Best News Documentary. She is proud to have co-anchored the newscasts awarded the 2006 Emmy for Best Evening Newscast in a Large Market and the 2004 Edward R. Murrow Award for Outstanding Newscast.
Before calling Colorado home, Molly was the evening news anchor at WDTN-TV in Dayton, Ohio where she was named “Favorite News Anchor” by readers of the Dayton Daily News.