Prominent Women in Media


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Media is all over the place. Media can mean newspaper, social media, or even television. This presentation shows some well-known and some not so well-known women in media who are rocking it! These women Include Alexia Tsotsis, Christiana Amanpour, Jenny Farrelly, and Arianna Huffington.

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Prominent Women in Media

  1. 1. Prominent Women in MediaMedia is all over the place. Media can mean newspaper, social media, or even television.This presentation shows some well-known and some not so well-known women in mediawho are rocking it!
  2. 2. Alexia Tsotsis Alexia Tsotsis is the co-editor of TechCrunch, an onlinewebsite in technology mediaproperty, startups, internet product reviews, andbreaking tech news. Alexia Tsotsis graduated from UCLA with a degree inWriting and Art. Afterwards, she moved to New YorkCity to work in the media industry She moved back to Los Angeles and worked as LAWeekly’s Internet culture reporter and then SFWeekly’s web editor. At TechCrunch, Tsotsis covers news on the early stateof startups.
  3. 3. Christiane Amanpour Christiane Amanpour is a global affairs anchor for ABCNews. She provides international analysis of importantissues, and anchors primetime documentaries oninternational subjects. Her first job in media was at CNN in 1990, where shehad her first major assignment of covering the GulfWar. Since then, she covered reports inIraq, Rwanda, Afghanistan, and more. Christiane Amanpour graduated summa cum laudefrom the University of Rhode Island with a B.A. injournalism.
  4. 4. Jenny Farrelly Jenny Farrelly is the Vice President of GlobalCommunications at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Sheprovides press releases for the private equity companyand more. Prior to joining KKR, Farrelly was a senior member ofEdelman’s Corporate & Financial Communicationspractice. Here she led many alternative assetmanagement accounts. Jenny Farrelly is an active member of the NationalInvestor Relations Institute. She received a B.A. fromJohns Hopkins University in International Relations andan M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business atDartmouth with a focus in finance and corporatecommunication.
  5. 5. Arianna Huffington Arianna Huffington is the chair, president, and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group. Alongwith that she is a nationally syndicated columnist andan author of 13 books. Arianna founded the Huffington Most in 2005 as anews and blog site. It has won a Pulitzer Prize fornational reporting. Arianna Huffington started off her career in mediawriting a book and several articles for National Review.She has an Masters of Arts from Girton College.