Meet Hosts

Marci Hopkins

Introducing the incredible MARCI HOPKINS, a renowned TV Personality and the brilliant mastermind behind the captivating talk show, Wake Up with Marci, A Talk Show with A Heart, which has won the prestigious Telly Award three times. Marci is not only a talk show host, but also an accomplished author of the inspiring book “Chaos to Clarity,” a public speaker, and a recovery expert. Her expertise in recovery has made her a sought-after figure in the media, with appearances on Fox, CBS, NBC, and ABC, where she has left a lasting impact on viewers nationwide.

Don’t miss out on the thought-provoking Wake Up with Marci, a talk show that airs on CBS owned WLNY-TV 10/55 in the Tri-State area, CBS Palm Springs, and ABC Idaho Falls. If you can’t catch it live, don’t worry! The show is also available for streaming on Hulu Live and FuboTV every Saturday at 10 am. And for those who prefer podcasts, Wake Up can be found on all major platforms, ensuring that you never miss an episode.

Marci’s show is a beacon of inspiration and empowerment, where she shares incredible stories of triumph and transformation to spread hope among her audience. From featuring celebrity inspirations to industry leaders, Wake Up provides a platform for education and resources, empowering viewers to take action and live their happiest lives.

But Marci’s impact goes beyond her role as a TV host. She is deeply committed to changing lives as an authority on recovery. Through candid conversations and a genuine desire to give others a voice, she aims to show that healing is possible and that difficult situations do not define us. Marci’s personal journey of overcoming alcoholism has fueled her passion for helping others find strength, hope, and purpose through the stories shared on her show.

When she’s not captivating audiences with her magnetic presence, Marci dedicates her time to giving back to her community. She actively supports the Kumali Organization and other orphanages in Uganda, Africa, making a tangible difference in the lives of children. As a survivor of sexual abuse, Marci is deeply involved with the YWCA, an organization dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and providing support to those affected by sexual assault through their Healing Space program. Her commitment to creating safe havens for women and children extends to her work with Access Family Services, where she has helped open a sanctuary in New Jersey.

Marci’s unwavering dedication and impact have not gone unnoticed. In 2021, she was recognized as one of the Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs by Leading Women Entrepreneurs. She has also received the Women’s Achievement Award from The New Jersey State Federation Women’s Club and has been honored by the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge for her support.

As a top influencer in New Jersey, Marci has been featured on major networks such as ABC, NBC, Fox, and CBS, as well as prominent publications like Forbes, Parade, Hollywood Times, Celebrity Parents Magazine, Medium, New York Style Guide, Yahoo, PEOPLE en Espanol, Latina Magazine, and New Jersey Family Magazine. Her remarkable journey and accomplishments have been celebrated by 201 Magazine, The Bergen Record, and Hollywood Times, among others.

Originally hailing from Texas, Marci kick-started her career at Fox Cable Group, where she quickly climbed the corporate ladder and ultimately became the Director of On-Air Promotions for FX Network in Los Angeles. Her passion for television and her unwavering drive have propelled her to the forefront of the industry.

For inquiries or to connect with the incredible Marci Hopkins, please reach out to She welcomes collaborations, speaking engagements, and opportunities to make a positive impact on the world.

Hilary DeCesare

Hilary DeCesare is an award-winning peak performance, business, and mindset mastery coach. 3x international bestselling author of ReLaunch! Spark Your Heart To Ignite Your Life, and founder of The ReLaunch Company.
This former Silicon Valley CEO is widely recognized for her work in neuropsychology and has been called the “CEO – Chief Energy Officer” and is on a mission to spark growth, change and impact for Gen X to be the most relevant generation. Her innovative framework, 3HQ™ is evolutionary for the massive relaunches happening personally, professionally, and globally that allows people to “Tune In” and access growth on demand. For over 20 years through her signature courses, private coaching, and connected community, Hilary has helped thousands reinvent their lives, businesses, and relationships so they can show up as their best energetic selves every day. Hilary’s work and insights have been featured on ABC’s The Secret Millionaire, as well as NBC, Forbes Coaches Council, Fox, PIX11,, NY Weekly and Yahoo Finance. She hosts the top-rated “The ReLaunch Podcast,” Co-Host on “Wake Up with Marci & Hilary,” and is a sought-after public speaker. Her outstanding contributions to the business world were recently acknowledged with the honor of being named the Top Business Leader in 2023 by NOW Honors.

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