Author & Podcaster
Emma Gannon is a Sunday Time best selling author, a blogger, speaker, consultant, and podcast host… and most recently Emma was announced as Management Today’s 35 Women Under 35.
The former social media editor of British Glamour is an award-winning writer and has been published everywhere from The Telegraph to Teen Vogue. She was selected this year in Forbes 30 under 30 Europe 2018 list in the media and marketing category and her podcast Ctrl Alt Delete was nominated for a prestigious WEBBY award.
Emma’s first book Ctrl Alt Delete came out in 2016 with Ebury, Penguin Random House. It was called an “excellent memoir” according to a recent piece on Internet Books in The Guardian. Her second book The Multi-Hyphen Method: Work Less, Create More and Design A Career That Works For You published in May 2018 became an immediate no.1 Amazon and Sunday Times bestseller and was endorsed by Richard Branson. Stylist magazine called it “a great, empowering buy” and Evening Standard said it “reflects on how we’ll work in the future perfectly”.
Last year Emma starred in a national advertising campaign for Microsoft which showcases and celebrates her multi-hyphen career. You can watch the advert and find out more detail about her role in the campaign here.
Emma’s hit podcast ‘Ctrl Alt Delete’ discusses work, social media and careers and features guests such as Lena Dunham, Gillian Anderson, Elizabeth Gilbert, Ava Duvernay and Greta Gerwig. It has now reached over 3 million downloads and has been listed as a recommended podcast across the Times, iTunes, Elle UK, Marie Claire and Esquire to name a few. Emma does countless live shows in partnership with brands and venues such as BFI, Waterstones and festivals all over the UK. Most recently Emma released a very special podcast episode recorded from Buckingham Palace as part of her Queens Young Leaders partnership.
She is currently working with the Princes Trust as part of their the Get Hired initiative as well as the Media Trust charity which helps young people develop their voices in the media. She was also a judge for the Cosmopolitan Influencer Awards and D&AD New Blood Awards this year (2018). She’s recently been involved in many charity festival with the likes of Amnesty International and Women for Women International.