Leandra Medine, Writer, The Man Repeller Blog, Brandon Stanton, Photographer, Humans of New York Blog, and Maria Popova, Editor, Brain Pickings, share how to use blog to propel your company to brand name status. The talks is moderated by Gabriel Snyder, Editor, The Atlantic Wire.
Leandra Medine is a freelance fashion writer from New York City. She graduated from Eugene
Lang, the New School for Liberal Arts in 2011 with a degree in journalism.
She has written for various publications, including New York Magazine, The New York Post,
Harper's Bazaar and Lucky, in addition to penning the popular blog, The Man Repeller.
Ms. Medine has been dubbed one of the 25 most influential voices in fashion by Ad Week and her
blog currently receives more than two million views a month.
Brain Pickings is the brain child of Maria Popova, an interestingness hunter-gatherer and curious mind at large, who also writes for Wired UK and The Atlantic, among others, and is an MIT Futures of Entertainment Fellow. She has gotten occasional help from a handful of guest contributors.
Gabriel became Editor of The Atlantic Wire in 2011. Under his tenure, the site has adopted exciting new voices and features — and skyrocketed to record traffic levels. Prior to joining the Wire, Gabriel was Editor-in-Chief of Gawker.com, which he is credited with elevating to national popularity. He has also been a writer at Variety, W, and The Observer.
Brandon Stanton is Photographer and Creator of Humans of New York.