Lynn Harper is the unconventional and well-loved media personality whose fans dub themselves "Lynnatics." Lynn hosted her own television talk show, "THINOUT! WITH LYNN HARPER", which spurred her successful national newspaper column, by the same title, syndicated through The New York Times.
As San Diego's top female talk-radio host, she took the Lynn Harper Show on KOGO-AM 600 to the top of the radio ratings while at the same time hosting 2ndOPINION on KSDO-AM 1130. With her unique perspective, she became a regular on-air contributor to CNN and MSNBC before moving on to anchor Time-Warner's Headline News in San Diego. Lynn also produced and hosted the weekly television program, Inside Southern California.
The first sounds Lynn Harper ever made probably saved her life. Found abandoned in a Berkeley, California dumpster, her voice brought rescuers and adoption into a loving home where she was raised by two people, one white and Jewish, one black and Baptist. Among her adopted relatives was the Brazilian super-star, Carmen Miranda, who died before she could finish teaching Lynn the samba.
Lynn learned about the value of communication at an early age, as an actress in, movies, a recurring role on the television series, My Three Sons and as a country western singer nominated Most Promising by the Academy of Country and Western Music.
Finding that communication plays a significant role in business, Lynn moved upward in the ranks of Fortune 500 companies such as Gillette, Miles Laboratories, American Home Products and Faberge.
Even the world of politics wasn’t safe from Lynn Harper. She spent a number of years working for the Governor of Iowa as head of Business and Economic Development for that state.
Lynn revved up her communications skills and simultaneously developed and hosted her own cable television show and a radio talk show on WHO AM, one of the largest stations in the Midwest. At the same time she became a syndicated columnist with the New York Times and her column could be found in newspapers across the U.S. Books and magazine articles soon followed.
When politics showed her its seamy side, Lynn left Iowa and entered the world of network marketing through Amway Corporation and, applying her Fortune 500 marketing skills, soon became its most successful marketer. The Amway experience led to a partnership in Quorum, International, which grew to be the world's largest direct marketer of electronic security products. Lynn and her partner also built QSN, the Quorum Satellite Network, into the largest privately owned satellite network in North America and possibly, the world. In addition to developing all programming for the network, Lynn also hosted the weekly informational program - Quorum Now!
After returning to California, Lynn became San Diego's number one female radio talk show host with programs on KOGO, KCEO, KSDO and KCBQ. Lynn's talk radio show was a forum for everyone. and she encouraged local, national and international participation with an open and informative exchange of views.
At the same time she opened the first Curves franchise in California, became their Franchisee of the Year, then sold the business and co-founded Liberty Fitness Centers, the fastest growing new women's fitness franchise in America.
She sold her majority interest in the company in order to pursue her various media endeavors. Currently, her television show - 2nd Opinion - is found on TV reruns and she appears regularly as a commentator on CNN and MSNBC.
As a regular on-air personality and special features producer for CNN's local outlet Time Warner Headline News, and as a featured columnist with the North County Times, Lynn hopes to encourage common sense and a realistic questioning of today's society with focus on opinions and community involvement.
Lynn's fans call themselves "Lynnatics" and this website is for them and all who are in search of a voice as well as a direction for a better future.