More than ever before, communication is key. Relevant sources of information and honest communication has never been more necessary and coveted by the masses. Arianna Huffington has emerged as one of the most trustworthy and iconic journalists in the industry and has communicated and influenced ideas to hundreds of millions of people across the world whom search for truth.
Huffington co-founded the Huffington Post in 2005 after years of experience in journalism. Initially, it was purely a commentary outlet, blog, and alternative to other news aggregators at the time. Amassing millions of readers over the 6 following years, the Huffington Post was acquired by AOL in 2011 for $315 million. The next year, Arianna Huffington acted as editor-in-chief, the same year The Huffington Post became the first commercially run digital media enterprise to win a Pulitzer Prize.
After leaving the Huffington Post in 2016, Huffington went on to create a new enterprise entitled Thrive Global which offers science-based solutions to stress and burnout. Recently, Huffington has launched the Meditative Story podcast which combines first-person stories and meditation prompts to create a mindfulness experience in audio.
Huffington has authored 15 books and has been listed in Time’s 100 Most Influential People and the Forbes Most Powerful Women list. Arianna Huffinton is a living example of determination in reaching one’s goals. In an industry which has been turned upside down in the last 20 years, Huffington forged her own path and managed to thrive by creating her own vision of tomorrow.