Emma Gannon is an author and broadcaster based in London.
Emma is the former social media editor of British Glamour, an award-winning blogger, digital lecturer at Condé Nast College and has been published everywhere from the Telegraph to Teen Vogue. She enjoys writing on how we can adapt ourselves to survive and thrive in the new world of work. She has written pieces about changes in the workplace for Glamour and the Guardian, and featured in a video on millennials at work for The Pool.
Her first book Ctrl Alt Delete came out in 2016 with Ebury, Penguin Random House. Her second book THE MULTI-HYPHEN METHOD: Work Less, Create More & Design A Career That Works For You comes out with Hodder & Stoughton in Spring 2018. Her literary work is represented by Abigail Bergstrom at GLEAM Titles.
She was selected in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe 2018 list in the media and marketing category.
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 here and find out more detail about her role in the campaign here.
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.
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. Lena Dunham picked Emma as “one of her favourite Londoners” in a 2015 issue of Time Out magazine.
Her incredibly successful WEBBY-Award-nominated 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 ‘podcasts that will boost your career’; Marie Claire’s ‘career-changing podcasts’ and Esquire’s ‘top podcasts of 2017′.
Many top brands ranging from Natwest to Emmi Iced Lattés to HelloFresh have sponsored multiple episodes of the podcast.
Emma has been a guest on BBC Woman’s Hour, BBC Radio 4’s Word of Mouth, 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 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.
She is currently working with the Princes Trust, most recently the Get Hired initiative which helps young people get jobs, training and education, and Media Trust charity which helps young people develop their voices in the media. She is also a judge for the Cosmopolitan Influencer Awards and D&AD New Blood Awards this year (2018).
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Any press related requests regarding my new book The Multi-Hyphen Method please contact Veronique.Norton@hodder.co.uk.