Learning, Communication, & Media

 Jonathan Halls is an author, speaker and coach.

He supports leaders and organizations in talent development (workplace learning), communication effectiveness, and digital media.  He is CEO of a training company that delivers development programs for learning professionals.  He is an adjunct professor at George Washington University.





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Author, teacher and coach, Jonathan Halls, is a former talk show host, college professor, and learning executive.  He has authored books and worked in 25 countries. He speaks and runs seminars around the globe.

Based in Washington, DC., he is principal of Jonathan Halls LLC and an adjunct professor at The George Washington University.


Before moving to the US, he was managing director of Talkshow Communication Ltd. The company provided training and change management for media organizations transitioning to the digital world.

Prior to Talkshow Communication Ltd, he headed up the BBC’s prestigious Production Training department, in London. He was responsible for the corporation’s TV, radio ops and new media training.

Jonathan holds both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in adult learning.

Books and Articles

He’s the author of several books:

  • Rapid Video Development for Trainers (2012)
  • Rapid Media Development for Trainers (2016)
  • Video Script Writing (2014)
  • Memory and Cognition in Learning(2014)

Jonathan is a contributing author to:

  • Speak More (2012)
  • The ATD Handbook (2017)

Jonathan’s articles can be found around the Web. He has written extensively for ATD,TrainingIndustry.com and HRReview and more.

Personal Interests

Jonathan loves vacation travel, wine and food. In his spare time, he tends to his urban garden, builds furniture and plays the piano. He enjoys reading topics from theology and philosophy to business and leadership.


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