Tory Johnson Bio

Getting to Know The ABC News Workplace Contributor & Home Work Anchor

ByABC News
September 5, 2007, 7:55 PM

— -- Tune In To Tory's Show 'Home Work' on ABC News Now Every Wednesday at 3:35pm/ET

Career-savvy expert Tory Johnson is the founder and CEO of Women For Hire, which is the only producer of high caliber recruiting events for women. Johnson is the Workplace Contributor on ABC's Good Morning America, where she reaches millions of viewers on a wide range of job-related issues and challenges. She anchors Home Work, a weekly program on ABC News Now, the digital channel. In addition to her television segments, Johnson is also a Business & Career Coach for AOL and a Career Expert for Yahoo! HotJobs.

She is a frequent speaker to audiences nationwide, ranging from college campuses and Fortune 500 companies to prestigious conferences, where she shares strategies and solutions for finding success and satisfaction at work.

Johnson is also the co-author of three career books: Women For Hire: The Ultimate Guide to Getting a Job, Women For Hire's Get-Ahead Guide to Career Success, and TAKE THIS BOOK TO WORK: How to Ask For (and Get) Money, Fulfillment and Advancement.

In 2006, Glamour magazine dubbed Johnson the "raise fairy godmother" because of her expertise in advising a panel of women on how to successfully ask for—and secure—salary increases.

Johnson is a mentor to dozens of women throughout the country, providing one-on-one guidance on both career advancement and entrepreneurship. She serves on the Alumni Board of Directors for Emerson College. Johnson founded Women For Hire after serving in corporate communications positions at ABC News, NBC News and Nickelodeon. She lives in New York City with her husband and children.