Jun 27, 2016
NEW YORK, NY – June 28, 2016 – SheKnows Media, a leading women’s media company with 79 million unique visitors per month* and a total reach of 292 million social media fans, today announced that Aisha Tyler, an actor, comedian, director, author and activist, will emcee the Voices of the Year celebration on August 5 at #BlogHer16: Experts Among Us in Los Angeles.
Tyler is currently co-host of CBS’ Emmy award-winning daytime show, “The Talk,” the voice of Lana on FX’s edgy animated comedy, “Archer,” a regular on the long-running “Criminal Minds” series, and host of CW’s wildly successful improv show, “Whose Line Is It Anyway.”
Additionally, Tyler is the creator, producer and host of the hit podcast “Girl on Guy.” A Webby Award honoree, the show was selected by iTunes a best new comedy podcast in 2011 with more than 20 million downloads to date and a reach of 30 million-plus users.
On the afternoon of August 5, Tyler will take the stage as the emcee of Voices of the Year, a celebration that honors the most inspiring voices and innovative content creators across the Internet, showcasing the most memorable, heart-stopping, brilliant, humorous and impactful works of the past year. Voices of the Year, now in its ninth year, is a beloved fixture at the annual #BlogHer conferences, which seek to inspire and empower women to express themselves and their unique points of view through content creation.
Produced by SheKnows Media, #BlogHer16: Experts Among Us is expected to draw 3,000 content creators, social media influencers, entrepreneurs, brand executives and industry luminaries to the three-day conference taking place August 4-6 at the JW Marriott L.A. LIVE.
"The internet and digital media have allowed women to break ground in radical and exciting new ways; the glass ceiling of traditional media has been shattered by technology. I’m thrilled to be a part of this dynamic, transformational movement and look forward to meeting the powerful women who are changing how we see ourselves and the world,” Tyler said.
Elisa Camahort Page, SheKnows Media’s Chief Community Officer, said, “Aisha is one of the most talented, influential and inspirational content creators today, and a true icon and role model to so many members of our community. We can’t wait for Aisha to bring her trademark humor and warmth to this year’s Voices of the Year celebration, where we honor all the ways women are raising their voices and making positive impact.”
The full list of Voices of the Year honorees will be revealed on BlogHer.com the week of July 5.
* comScore, Media Metrix, Multiplatform Key Measures Report, May 2016, U.S
About SheKnows Media
SheKnows Media is the number-one women’s lifestyle digital media company with 79 million unique visitors per month (comScore, Media Metrix, Multiplatform Key Measures Report, May 2016, U.S.) and 292 million social media fans and followers. The company operates a family of leading media properties that include SheKnows.com, BlogHer.com, STYLECASTER.com and HelloFlo.com. SheKnows Media also organizes the conference #BlogHer16: Experts Among Us, the largest annual celebration of women online content creators, social media influencers and brand executives, taking place in Los Angeles, August 4-6, 2016. With a mission of women inspiring women, SheKnows Media is revolutionizing the publishing industry by forging a new kind of model that seamlessly integrates users, editors and content creators onto a single platform designed to empower all women to discover, share and create. Whether it’s parenting or pop culture, fashion or food, DIY or décor, our award-winning editorial team, Experts, bloggers and social media influencers produce authentic and on-trend content every day. We dig deep to learn what makes our audience tick, revealing unexpected insights on women and digital media. Our robust, end-to-end suite of premium branded content and influencer marketing solutions generate more than 2 billion ad impressions per month (sources: DFP), allowing brands to distribute authentic content and integrated advertising at scale.
SheKnows Media is based in New York and Scottsdale, Ariz., with offices in Los Angeles and Chicago. We also operate internationally in Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom.
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