Christen Brown

About Christen Brown

Christen Brown Christen Brown is an international leader in transformational communications. As founder of On Camera, one of the Pacific Rim's premier presentation training firms, for the past 25 years she has increased the communication skills of some of the top names in entertainment, sports, business and politics.

Brown earned a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from Marietta College, a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Boston University and a Post-Master’s in Psychology from the University of San Francisco. Prior to establishing On Camera, Brown worked as a counseling psychologist for four years, and later, as an on-air TV interviewer for Odyssey, a KNBC-LA magazine show. She also worked as a radio commentator for Westwood One.

Her distinctive methods and results-oriented work have been featured on:

  • CNN Headline News
  • NBC's Today Show
  • CBS
  • The Family Channel
  • Inside Edition
  • Cosmopolitan
  • TV Guide
  • Investor's Business Daily
  • Vogue
  • First for Women
  • New Woman
  • Modern Health
  • New York Post
  • Los Angeles Times
  • Los Angeles Magazine
  • Publishers Weekly
  • United Press International
  • Self

Brown, author of Star Quality: Seven Steps to Develop Your Charismatic Power (Ballantine: 1996), is a popular lecturer in both the corporate and consumer marketplace. She speaks and conducts workshops for clients as diverse as:

  • Walden Booksellers
  • Boston Consulting Group
  • The Learning Annex
  • Nike
  • City of Hope
  • California Lottery
  • Dell Computers
  • Young Presidents Organization
  • The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • League of Cities
  • California Teacher's Association
  • ABBA
  • Sony
  • Toyota
  • Conde Nast
  • Playboy
  • Upjohn
  • Betty Crocker
  • Back on Track America
  • Unity Church
  • General Motors
  • YMCA
  • Columbia/TriStar
  • Amgen


Star Quality: Seven Steps to Developing Your Charismatic Power

If the thought of public speaking, being on camera or meeting new people in a room full of strangers makes you nervous, then Star Quality is for you. Internationally renowned media coach, Chris Brown, has over 25 years experience in preparing executives, lawyers, authors, physicians, entertainers and athletes for their speech and media appearances. In this course, Chris shares her secrets for communicating with confidence, grace and power.

Chris Brown's Star Quality: Seven Steps to Developing Your Charismatic Power is a self-paced program designed to help you become your own personal communication coach. By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Turn fear and shyness into forces to be reckoned with
  • Transform your nervous energy into an ally
  • Send powerful body signals
  • Speak with authority and passion
  • Convert your inner strength to outer power

Star Quality has been uniquely designed for online use in order to offer you the most exciting and effective learning experience possible. Some of the features include:

  • Easy reference guides to the key ideas of each lesson
  • Regular self-evaluation exercises so you can accurately pinpoint which areas you want to concentrate on the most.
  • Star Quality Role Models to help you understand how others have successfully applied the tools and techniques you are now learning.
  • Audio meditations that give you a real time experience of valuable relaxation and centering techniques.
  • Digital imagery and video clips that illustrate some of the most common ways people unknowingly undermine their presentations, along with examples of ways to present yourself with power and presence.
  • Interactive online and journal activities that will help you personalize and strengthen your Star Quality.