Feb 27, 2017
NEW YORK, NY – Feb. 27, 2017 – SheKnows Media, a leading women’s media company that averages 70 million unique visitors per month (comScore) and reaches 318 million social media fans, welcomes MSNBC’s Joy Reid to the mainstage at #BlogHer17, a premier conference for women content creators that attracts more than 2,500 women bloggers, vloggers, writers, social media influencers, entrepreneurs, industry luminaries, brand executives and thought leaders each year.
Reid is a political analyst for MSNBC where she hosts “AM Joy” (weekends, 10-12pmET), which brings viewers in-depth interviews with leading newsmakers, perspective on the critical political stories shaping the election season and beyond, plus compelling discussions with America’s preeminent political minds. “AM Joy,” which launched in May, delivered MSNBC’s biggest total viewer audience in the time period ever for 2016. She is also the co-author of We Are the Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama and author of the book Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide (2015), and a columnist for The Daily Beast. Previously, she hosted “The Reid Report,” a daily program that offered Reid’s distinctive analysist and insight into the day’s news, and served as managing editor of theGrio.com, a daily online news and opinion platform devoted to delivering stories and perspectives that reflect and affect African-American audiences.
At #BlogHer17, produced by SheKnows Media and taking place June 22-24 in Orlando, Reid will be part of a keynote conversation on the importance, impact and influence of media, especially women’s voices in media, in today’s challenging environment.
“BlogHer brings together powerful voices, and I’m thrilled to join these inspirational women who are industry trailblazers,” said Reid.
Reid joins a growing lineup of premier speakers and presenters at #BlogHer17, including: Janet Mock, New York Times bestselling author of Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More and former host of MSNBC’s “So POPular!” series, who will emcee the Voices of the Year celebration at the conference; and Luvvie Ajayi, New York Times bestselling author of “I’M JUDGING YOU: The Do-Better Manual” and creator of the popular blog Awesomely Luvvie, who will be featured in a fireside chat.
“Joy is a highly influential and well-respected political commentator and correspondent whose strong voice and impressive body of work make her an excellent fit to lead a discussion about the impact media has on our society,” said Samantha Skey, President and Chief Revenue Officer, SheKnows Media. “This topic is incredibly important to our passionate community of women content creators and social influencers, and we could not be more thrilled to welcome Joy to the mainstage at #BlogHer17.”
About SheKnows Media
SheKnows Media is a top women’s lifestyle digital media company that averages more than 70 million unique visitors per month (comScore) and reaches 318 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 #BlogHer17, the largest annual celebration of women online content creators, social media influencers and brand executives, taking place in Orlando, June 22-24, 2017. 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 nearly 1 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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