Emma Gannon is blogger, digital consultant, broadcaster and author.
The former social media editor of British Glamour, she has an award-winning blog and has been published everywhere from the Telegraph to Teen Vogue. She’s written about changes in the workplace for Glamour and the Guardian, and most recently created a video on millennials at work for The Pool on how we can adapt ourselves to survive and thrive in the new world of work.
She wrote her own weekly online column for the Telegraph in 2013 called “Women’s Bits” – and has written for the likes of Stylist, Grazia, The Debrief, The Pool, The Metro, The Telegraph, MTV, GLAMOUR, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, The Independent, Thought Catalog, Huffington Post, Hello Giggles, Time Out and more.
She is currently starring in a national advertising campaign for Microsoft which showcases and celebrates her multi-hyphenate career. This is being advertised across mainstream TV, cinema, social, YouTube and out-of-home billboards. You can watch the advert on YouTube here, and blog post talking in more detail about her role in the campaign.
Her blog was nominated for a Cosmopolitan Award in 2012 and won Highly Commended in the Young Person’s Recognition at the 2015 National Blog Awards and shortlisted for a “30 under 30 to watch” by MHP comms hosted at BAFTA.
Emma’s ‘Millennial memoir’ CTRL ALT DELETE: How I Grew Up Online was published in July 2016 by Ebury Press. Her incredibly successful podcast ‘CTRL, ALT, DELETE’ discusses work, social media and careers and features guests such as Lena Dunham, Gillian Anderson, Elizabeth Gilbert and Zoella. It has now reached over 1million downloads and was picked as ‘Editor’s Choice’ on iTunes multiple times. It was listed in the Times’ ‘top 20 podcasts to download’; ELLE UK’s ‘top 9 podcasts to download’; Marie Claire’s ‘career-changing podcasts’; The Pool’s ‘what to do on your commute’; Grazia’s ‘podcasts to listen to in the morning’; and the Guardian’s ‘best of radio 2016’. Many top brands ranging from Natwest to Emmi Iced Lattés to HelloFresh have sponsored multiple episodes of the podcast.
Emma is a regular guest at BBC Radio London, has spoken on Sky News, at Social Media Week London and Facebook’s Marketing Conference. She recently spoke at the Oxford Union about the future of social media, The London School of Economics about social media addiction and has delivered a TEDx talk about online identity and virtual worlds.
She featured in BBC’s No Small Talk series, a new kind of talk-show aimed at young women alongside Cherry Healey, filmed in 360. She’s hosted workshops and panels on building your own brand at the Hoxton Hotel, Shoreditch House and Google. She’s a regular digital lecturer at the Conde Nast College and has run workshops on building your own brand at places such as Cheltenham Festival, Shoreditch House and Google.
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