Arianna Huffington: Media Visionary and Wellness Evangelist

Arianna Huffington: Media Visionary and Wellness Evangelist

by Leah McGrath Goodman


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Arianna Huffington is one of the world's most prominent business leaders in media. As co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, she built the first internet newspaper, which eclipsed the traffic of The New York Times and won the Pulitzer Prize. Creating a digital media empire from an investment of just over $1 million, she sold HuffPost to AOL in 2011 for more than $300 million.

HuffPost went on to become the flagship publication for global telecommunications giant Verizon, before being acquired by BuzzFeed in 2020. Considered to be one of the most influential women on earth, Huffington went on to establish Thrive Global, a wellness and technology start-up that aims to end the stress and burn-out epidemic.

This concise, but richly detailed, biography provides an overview of Huffington's life and career, chronicling her journey from Athens to London, New York, Washington and California, across seven decades. From her earliest days, Huffington faced overwhelming challenges to carve a bold path that brought her fame, power and wealth. This book reveals her personal insights, how her companies tick, and what lies ahead. Smart, insightful, and often startling, this book shows readers how Huffington did it, transforming herself from a struggling aspiring author to a serial entrepreneur and, ultimately, reigning queen of media.,

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781474610711
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date: 04/06/2021
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.75(h) x 1.19(d)

About the Author

An award-winning investigative journalist, author and speaker, Leah McGrath Goodman writes about money and politics from New York and London. She has written for Institutional Investor,CNN/Fortune, Bloomberg, Marie Claire, Forbes, the Financial Times, Barron's, The Wall Street Journal, and Dow Jones Newswires, where she was a special writer, editor and foreign correspondent. As the finance editor for Newsweek, she was a finalist for the National Magazine Award. Goodman is a member of the London Speaker Bureau and Middle East Speakers Bureau. Her first book, The Asylum: The Renegades Who Hijacked the World's Oil Market, was nominated for the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award.,

Table of Contents

Author's Note xiii

Part 1 Greece 1

Part 2 London and Cambridge 27

Part 3 New York and Beyond 71

Part 4 Washington and California 105

Part 5 Building the Huffington Post 153

Part 6 Going Global 201

Part 7 Creating Thrive 249

Books Arianna Huffington 269

References 271

Index 319

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