Mardie’s books have won many prestigious awards, including the Benjamin Franklin Award (IBPA), Publishers’ Weekly Rising Star Award, and the iParenting Media Award. “So I Was Thinking About Adoption…” is in its fifth printing, with over 65,000 copies in print. It is widely considered the best book on adoption as a pregnancy option.
Mardie Caldwell Christensen is available for media inquiries, for print, television, or radio/podcast interviews. She may at times be able to include her granddaughter Ellie, who was the inspiration for the story. We’ve prepared suggested questions for media appearances.
Mardie is an inspiring speaker who often shares experiences and inspiration from her life’s work on podcasts and in print, such as US News, Parade Magazine, World Report, and Parenting Magazine. She is widely sought for print articles and speaking engagements.
Mardie has more than 225 media credits to her name. You may have seen her on NBC’s The Today Show, CNN’s Larry King Live, or The Ricki Lake Show. Additional media appearances include Marie Osmond’s Show “Marie,” ABC News, CNN Headline News and Inside Edition, CBS News, NBC News, MSNBC, Fox, PBS, BBC, PBS, KGO Newstalk Radio, CNN’s Black in America II, The Campbell Brown Show, and Dr. Laura to name just a few. Mardie has also been a Radio Talk show host with SiriusXM and radio station AM 710.