Dr Lori Verderame

Dr Lori Verderame

Expert Antiques Appraiser, On Air Talent at Discovery Communications

Location
Greater Philadelphia Area
Industry
Broadcast Media

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Dr Lori Verderame's Overview

Current
  • Expert Antiques Appraiser, On Air Talent at Discovery Communications
  • PhD antiques appraiser/TV personality and TV host/Syndicated columnist at Masterpiece Technologies Inc.
Past
  • TV talk show host at CN8, Comcast Network
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Dr Lori Verderame's Experience

Expert Antiques Appraiser, On Air Talent

Discovery Communications

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Broadcast Media industry

December 2011Present (2 years 10 months)

Expert on-air personality who authenticates, identifies, discusses the history and appraises the value of antique and vintage objects which are slated to sell at Gallery 63 auction in Atlanta for the hit TV show, Auction Kings airing on Discovery channel.

PhD antiques appraiser/TV personality and TV host/Syndicated columnist

Masterpiece Technologies Inc.

August 1998Present (16 years 2 months)

Dr. Lori appears on Discovery channel's Auction Kings. She has been appeared on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, NBC's The Tonight Show, Anderson Cooper's talk show, and Lifetime Television. She is an internationally known and comedic antiques appraiser, syndicated columnist, author, and award-winning TV personality and talk show host. Dr. Lori tells the truth about antiques, flea market finds and sentimental family heirlooms.

A certified art and antiques appraiser, Dr. Lori is the director of www.DrLoriV.com and entertains guests around the world. Presenting more than 150 events to audiences worldwide every year and conducting in-home appraisal visits, Dr. Lori evaluates approximately 20,000 items a year.

Dr. Lori says, "You'll laugh out loud while learning about your antiques, your friends and even your spouse at my events and through my columns and tv shows!" Dr. Lori makes people laugh with her straightforward and honest approach. She will pull no punches and help you to sell antiques for top dollar.

When a major story breaks in the world of art and antiques, you will see Dr. Lori lending her expertise on ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX. She is the director of the fine art and antiques resource www.DrLoriV.com. Dr. Lori's internationally syndicated column reaches more than 9 million readers in over 112 publications around the globe. She has edited several lifestyle magazines and is an author with 30 books to her credit.

Dr. Lori is a graduate of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, earned her master’s degree from Wesleyan University, and she holds the Ph.D. in art history from Penn State. Dr. Lori taught art history at the State University of New York, Southern Connecticut University, Muhlenberg College, and Penn State University. Dr. Lori held museum positions at Yale University Art Gallery, Allentown Art Museum, and Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State.

TV talk show host

CN8, Comcast Network

20002008 (8 years)

Dr Lori Verderame's Languages

  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Spanish

  • Italian

    (Elementary proficiency)
  • German

    (Elementary proficiency)

Dr Lori Verderame's Skills & Expertise

  1. Internationally syndicated columnist, column runs in 406 publications worldwide
  2. Television
  3. Avid
  4. Editing
  5. Broadcast Television
  6. Magazines
  7. Video Production
  8. Fine Art
  9. Creative Direction
  10. Art
  11. Books
  12. Art History
  13. Producing
  14. Publications
  15. Broadcast
  16. Auctions
  17. Radio
  18. Museums
  19. Teaching
  20. Video
  21. Storytelling
  22. Media Relations
  23. Comedy
  24. History
  25. Interviews
  26. New Media
  27. Entertainment
  28. Final Cut Pro
  29. Broadcast Journalism
  30. Journalism
  31. Antiques
  32. Digital Media
  33. Public Relations

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Dr Lori Verderame's Education

Penn State University

Ph.D., Art History, Museum Studies, Antiques, Appraisals

19911996

Bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Master's degree from Wesleyan University.

Activities and Societies: Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Wesleyan University

MA, Art history, museum studies, liberal studies,

19881989

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Bachelor of Arts, World History

19851987

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