Women in Media

Media is a lose term these days that can define pretty much anything. Media can be social media, television, radio, print media, and a lot more. Take a look at some women who are doing a great job in the media industry, whether they are well-known (like Ellen) or behind the scenes (like Alexia Tsotsis), they’re all having fun and doing a great job!

Alexia Tsotsis


Alexia Tsotsis is the co-editor of TechCrunch, an online website in technology media property, startups, internet product reviews, and breaking tech news.

She graduated from UCLA with a degree in Writing and Art. She has worked as LA Weekly’s Internet Culture Reporter and SF Weekly’s Web Editor. Currently at TechCrunch, she covers news on the early state of startups.

Jenny Farrelly is the Vice President of Global Communications at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. She provides press releases for the company and helps in the media department.

She has an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth in corporate communication, and a BA from Johns Hopkins University in International Relations. She has worked as a senior member at Edelman’s Corporate & Financial Communications practice.

arianna huffington

Img: World Economic Forum via Flickr

Arianna Huffington is the chair, president, and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group. The Huffington Post is a news and blog site that she founded in 2005. It has won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting.

She has a Masters of Arts from Girton College. She started her media career as an author; writing several articles for the National Review.

Ellen Degeneres is most known for her talk show, Ellen. On this show she has celebrity guests like Jennifer Aniston and Will Farrell and every day people as well. Most recently she gave the family of a cancer survivor a trip to Hawaii and gift cards.

Ellen attended the University of New Orleans for a bit where she majored in communications studies. She later quit to work a string of several jobs ranging from retail to the food industry. She began performing stand up comedy in random coffee shops, and In the early 1980s she began to tour nationally, being named Showtime’s Funniest Person in America in 1982.

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