Clarissa Burt

In the Limelight

Clarissa Burt is an international award-winning media personality/producer/director, author, and public speaker. With hundreds of television and film credits to her name, this Who’s Who of International and American Women brings over 30 years of entertainment industry experience in both international and American markets.

Her brainchild, In the Limelight multi-media platform, is an online portal providing educative, entertaining and empowering content showcasing entrepreneurs and solopreneurs bringing to the forefront their trials, tribulations, victories, and triumphs. Clarissa’s fun, light and witty style makes for great conversation and is thoroughly enjoyed by her listeners.

Ms. Burt’s extensive international social work garnered her two private audiences with Pope John Paul II.  As a women’s advocate and a leader of social change for a new standard of living, Clarissa was instrumental as Ambassador to the United States for the Walking Africa campaign that awarded African Women the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011. Clarissa is the first American to present at the Kremlin. She was recently awarded the Woman of Excellence award by the Women’s Economic Forum.

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In the Limelight

In the Limelight podcast with Clarissa Burt brings you great information from fabulous people that Clarissa gets to meet all over the world. She interviews public figures, influencers, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, millionaires and moguls that share their know-how, tipping points, pivotal moments and life lessons.

In the Limelight promises educative, empowering, and entertaining conversations with entrepreneurs that have a social conscience.

In the Limelight – Recent Podcast Episodes

Ep. 8 – Tess Cacciatore

Join Clarissa in welcoming filmmaker, women’s advocate, CEO and Founder of GWEN Global, Tess Cacciatore. Tess discusses her upcoming event based on her mission #Reveal2Heal, which is open to everyone so they may share their stories in any medium and through the GWEN...

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Ep. 7 – Jasmine Penna

Joining us today from the City of Angels is Jasmine Penna, an inspiring entrepreneur and Founder of Congés Fine Jewelry. Jasmine recounts how having a hardworking family, shadowing her fashion designer grandmother, partnering with her uncle, and traveling around the...

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Ep. 6 – Barbara Schwartz

Get the low-down on today's episode on this unique way to better our health while losing weight as we receive amazing tidbits from Barbara Schwartz, Chief Magic-Maker, owner and CEO of Accu-Weight Loss "The Bead Diet." She describes, guides and teaches us how easy it...

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Ep. 5 – Emilia Taneva

Originally from Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria, and currently a Chicago resident, Emilia Taneva is not only a renowned orthodontist but a social media Influencer. We learn all about her website, in which she shares how she sees the world as a "happy and...

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Ep. 4 – Marc Demetriou

Tune in to this inspiring discussion with the speaker and author of Lessons From my Grandfather: Wisdom for Success in Business and Life, Marc Demetriou. We learn all about Haralambos “Charlie” Georgiou Pistis’ origin story and his determination to journey to the...

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Ep. 3 – Greg Reid

Join in today’s discussion with the founder of The Secret Knock and the Producer of the newly released 2019 film Wishman, Greg Reid. Hear all about its production, their experience in “the trenches”, and how he faced the challenges that came their way during the...

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Ep. 2 – Frank Shankwitz

Founder of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Frank Shankwitz has a conversation with Clarissa Burt, Associate Producer of their new film, Wish Man; the story of how his job as a police officer brought him to cross paths with a little boy who would later inspire him to find...

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Ep. 1 – Randy Sutton Interview

Randy Sutton, ex-cop, Founder of the Wounded Blue and Blue Lives Matter, discusses topics concerning misconceptions of police, his own story, Police Week celebrating those who have served and are serving, and what we as a public can do to bring some concerns to light....

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