Open to Public
Paid Event Ticket Required
Hear one of TIME magazine’s “100 most influential people in the world” speak live. Arianna Huffington will join the Colonial Williamsburg Speaker Series as the president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group and as a syndicated columnist and author of 13 books. She’ll provide insight into the media of our modernized world over lunch, followed by Q&A.
Guests who purchase tickets online receive an e-confirmation of their order. Prior to the event, please redeem e-confirmations for actual tickets at one of our on-site ticket locations: the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center, the Lumber House Ticket Office in the Revolutionary City, or the Merchants Square Ticket Office.
About the Speaker
Arianna Huffington is the president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of 13 books.
In May 2005, she launched The Huffington Post, a news and blog site that quickly became one of the most widely read, linked to, and frequently cited media brands on the internet. In 2006, and again in 2011, she was named to the TIME 100, TIME magazine’s list of the world’s 100 most influential people.
Huffington has made guest appearances on numerous television shows, including Charlie Rose, Oprah, Nightline, Real Time with Bill Maher, Hardball, Good Morning America, TODAY, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and The O’Reilly Factor.
She serves on several boards that promote community solutions to social problems, including A Place Called Home, which works with
at-risk children in South Central Los Angeles. She also serves on the board of EL PAÍS and the Committee to Protect Journalists.