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Melanie Deziel

Founder & Chief Content Officer of StoryFuel

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Melanie Deziel Biography

Melanie Deziel is the founder and Chief Content Officer of StoryFuel, and the author of the best selling marketing and business communications book “The Content Fuel Framework: How to Generate Unlimited Story ideas.” She is an international keynote speaker, skilled virtual presenter, and is recognized as one of the world's leading experts in native advertising and branded content.

As a speaker, she's taught marketers around the globe to brainstorm better, think like journalists and tell better brand stories. She is a member of the National Speakers Association, and has graced the stages of industry-leading events like Content Marketing World, Native Ad Days, Social Media Marketing World, Inbound, SXSW, and more.

Melanie is also an experienced online educator, having done countless webinars and digital keynotes. She has studied digital learning methodologies for adults as part of the process to develop and teach a Master's-level online course in content marketing for Fairleigh Dickinson University, and also teaches a course for CCNY that she developed based on her book. She has also taught multiple courses online in digital marketing and social media for Syracuse University's online M.A. in Communications.

Melanie was the first editor of branded content at The New York Times, where she wrote the native ads that won the Best Native Advertising Execution OMMA Award in both 2014 and 2015.

She serves on the board of the Native Advertising Institute, and has judged countless industry awards, including the Content Marketing Institute Awards, Digiday Content Marketing Awards, the Native Ad Awards, the WANIFRA Digital Media Awards and the Mirror Awards.

Prior to founding StoryFuel's predecessor, Mdeziel Media, Melanie worked full time doing content strategy, business development and branded content creation for The New York Times’s T Brand Studio, helped found HuffPost Partner Studio, and served as the Director of Creative Strategy for Time Inc’s portfolio of 35+ media properties. She also served as an Expert in Residence at Gary Vaynerchuk’s BRaVe Ventures, where she provided native advertising and content strategy insights, training and information to BRaVe's portfolio companies and advisory clients, including Viacom, Turner, Discovery Communications, Oprah Winfrey Network and more. Melanie has also served as a startup advisor to a variety of media, marketing, and tech companies. .

Melanie has an undergraduate degree in journalism from UConn, where she focused on investigative reporting and worked as the Editor in Chief of the Daily Campus newspaper. She received her M.A. in Arts Journalism from Syracuse, where she was the Executive Producer of the award-winning Newshouse.com, and was one of just 50 alums honored at the Newhouse School's 50th Anniversary Gala in 2015. She interned with Rolling Stone as a student, has been recognized with multiple industry awards, and is a proud member of the New York City Chapter of the National Speakers Association.

Melanie is based in Raleigh, North Carolina, where she lives with her husband Yasin Abbak (the CEO of The Fantasy Life App) and her daughter. When she's not traveling to speak at conferences or give workshops for clients, she can be found searching for a great cup of decaf coffee and scouting Instagram-worthy tile floors.

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Books
The Content Fuel Framework: How to Generate Unlimited Story Ideas (For Marketers and Creators)

The Content Fuel Framework: How to Generate Unlimited Story Ideas (For Marketers and Creators)

Speaking Topics
  • • Branded Content Best Practices

    • Four Steps To Creating Quality Content

    • Challenges of Branded Content at Scale

    • Creating, Hiring and Scaling a Branded Content Team

    • Case Studies of Top Branded Content

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    Booking fees for Melanie Deziel, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Melanie Deziel, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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Melanie Deziel Biography

Melanie Deziel is the founder and Chief Content Officer of StoryFuel, and the author of the best selling marketing and business communications book “The Content Fuel Framework: How to Generate Unlimited Story ideas.” She is an international keynote speaker, skilled virtual presenter, and is recognized as one of the world's leading experts in native advertising and branded content.

As a speaker, she's taught marketers around the globe to brainstorm better, think like journalists and tell better brand stories. She is a member of the National Speakers Association, and has graced the stages of industry-leading events like Content Marketing World, Native Ad Days, Social Media Marketing World, Inbound, SXSW, and more.

Melanie is also an experienced online educator, having done countless webinars and digital keynotes. She has studied digital learning methodologies for adults as part of the process to develop and teach a Master's-level online course in content marketing for Fairleigh Dickinson University, and also teaches a course for CCNY that she developed based on her book. She has also taught multiple courses online in digital marketing and social media for Syracuse University's online M.A. in Communications.

Melanie was the first editor of branded content at The New York Times, where she wrote the native ads that won the Best Native Advertising Execution OMMA Award in both 2014 and 2015.

She serves on the board of the Native Advertising Institute, and has judged countless industry awards, including the Content Marketing Institute Awards, Digiday Content Marketing Awards, the Native Ad Awards, the WANIFRA Digital Media Awards and the Mirror Awards.

Prior to founding StoryFuel's predecessor, Mdeziel Media, Melanie worked full time doing content strategy, business development and branded content creation for The New York Times’s T Brand Studio, helped found HuffPost Partner Studio, and served as the Director of Creative Strategy for Time Inc’s portfolio of 35+ media properties. She also served as an Expert in Residence at Gary Vaynerchuk’s BRaVe Ventures, where she provided native advertising and content strategy insights, training and information to BRaVe's portfolio companies and advisory clients, including Viacom, Turner, Discovery Communications, Oprah Winfrey Network and more. Melanie has also served as a startup advisor to a variety of media, marketing, and tech companies. .

Melanie has an undergraduate degree in journalism from UConn, where she focused on investigative reporting and worked as the Editor in Chief of the Daily Campus newspaper. She received her M.A. in Arts Journalism from Syracuse, where she was the Executive Producer of the award-winning Newshouse.com, and was one of just 50 alums honored at the Newhouse School's 50th Anniversary Gala in 2015. She interned with Rolling Stone as a student, has been recognized with multiple industry awards, and is a proud member of the New York City Chapter of the National Speakers Association.

Melanie is based in Raleigh, North Carolina, where she lives with her husband Yasin Abbak (the CEO of The Fantasy Life App) and her daughter. When she's not traveling to speak at conferences or give workshops for clients, she can be found searching for a great cup of decaf coffee and scouting Instagram-worthy tile floors.

Melanie Deziel Videos

  • StoryFuel Founder Melanie Deziel
  • Melanie Deziel - How to Tell Better Brand Stories
  • Melanie Deziel | Brand Storytelling Keynote Speaker

Melanie Deziel Books

Melanie Deziel Speaking Topics

  • • Branded Content Best Practices

    • Four Steps To Creating Quality Content

    • Challenges of Branded Content at Scale

    • Creating, Hiring and Scaling a Branded Content Team

    • Case Studies of Top Branded Content

FAQs on booking Melanie Deziel

  • How to book Melanie Deziel?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Melanie Deziel for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Melanie Deziel, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Melanie Deziel or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Melanie Deziel?

    Booking fees for Melanie Deziel, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Melanie Deziel, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Melanie Deziel?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Melanie Deziel for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Melanie Deziel for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Melanie Deziel or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Melanie Deziel or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Melanie Deziel is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as. The estimated speaking fee range to book Melanie Deziel for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Melanie Deziel generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are David Beebe, Matt Mason, Jeffrey Kluger, Mimi Swartz and John Carreyrou. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Melanie Deziel for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Melanie Deziel Speaker Videos

  • StoryFuel Founder Melanie Deziel
    Melanie Deziel - How to Tell Better Brand Stories
  • Melanie Deziel | Brand Storytelling Keynote Speaker

Melanie Deziel Speaking Topics

  • • Branded Content Best Practices

    • Four Steps To Creating Quality Content

    • Challenges of Branded Content at Scale

    • Creating, Hiring and Scaling a Branded Content Team

    • Case Studies of Top Branded Content

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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