Yanna Darilis has been in the broadcast industry for over 25 years having worked on major Greek and American television channels as an on camera talent, producer, writer and director. Having worked predominately on live morning shows, her specialty is in live broadcasts and reporting on lifestyle, travel, fitness & health. Yanna is currently the President & CEO of the 30 year Greek American Television Channel New Greek Television on Spectrum-Time Warner, RCN & Bell Fibe, Canada, where besides a media executive, she produces, directs and hosts many shows.
Highlights of Yanna’s career include Master of Ceremony for the opening and closing Ceremonies of the 2004 Olympic Games, guest segment host on NBC’s TODAY show, and guest segment host on E Entertainment’s Tara Reid’s Travel Adventures.
Her extensive career includes hosting, writing and directing over 80 travel and cooking features on Greece. Yanna shares her travel experience on her blog for the huffingtonpost.com and health topics on thriveglobal.com. Her latest appearance as Host of, “Mediterranean Blue” aired nationwide on various PBS affiliates and History Channel, Greece
As a peace and health advocate Yanna also devotes her time to organize and moderate panels for the United Nations Recreational Council, Salus. She is on the Executive Committee Board of the Foreign Press Association, where she advocates and supports journalists.
Yanna also specializes in exercise science and was trained under some of the founding fathers of Exercise Science at her alma mater C.U.N.Y, Queens College. She is a published author with the first exercise Book for Greece, “Love your Body”. Yanna recently joined the ambassador team at the Integrative Nutrition Institute and is a Certified Integrative Nutritionist & Health Coach.