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Editor-in-Chief of HuffPost

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Lydia Polgreen is Editor-in-Chief of HuffPost. She was named to that post in December 2016 after nearly 15 years at the New York Times, where she led an initiative to expand its audience outside the United States. Previously, Lydia was Deputy International Editor, the South Africa bureau chief, a correspondent for the New Delhi bureau and chief of the West Africa bureau. Lydia was a 2006 recipient of the George Polk Award for foreign reporting, received the 2008 Livingston Award for international reporting, and in 2007, she was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

She was named to that post in December 2016 after spending nearly 15 years at the New York Times, where she led an initiative to expand its audience outside the United States, with an initial focus on Latin America.

Previously, Lydia was Deputy International Editor, the South Africa bureau chief, a correspondent for the New Delhi bureau and chief of the West Africa bureau. From 2005 to 2009, when she was the West Africa correspondent for the Times, she covered Africa’s deadliest and most complex conflicts, including those in Darfur, Chad and Central African Republic and the continuing chaos in Congo.

Before joining The Times, Lydia was a reporter in Florida and New York state.

She began her career as assistant editor and business manager for The Washington (D.C.) Monthly, The Times Union in Albany and The Orlando Sentinel in Florida, Lydia was hired as a reporter on the metropolitan staff of The New York Times in 2002.

Lydia was a 2006 recipient of the George Polk Award for foreign reporting, in recognition of her travels deep into the war-torn western regions of Sudan to report on the carnage in Darfur.

Her work in Africa has been recognized with numerous prizes. In 2007, she was awarded the George Polk Award for Foreign Reporting for her coverage of the conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan. In 2008, she won an Overseas Press Club award for her coverage of Africa, and she was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

In 2009, she won the Livingston Award for International Reporting for “The Spoils,” a series on resource conflicts in Africa.

Lydia was born in Washington and spent most of her childhood in Kenya and Ghana. She attended St. John’s College in Annapolis, Md., and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

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Lydia Polgreen Biography

Lydia Polgreen is Editor-in-Chief of HuffPost. She was named to that post in December 2016 after nearly 15 years at the New York Times, where she led an initiative to expand its audience outside the United States. Previously, Lydia was Deputy International Editor, the South Africa bureau chief, a correspondent for the New Delhi bureau and chief of the West Africa bureau. Lydia was a 2006 recipient of the George Polk Award for foreign reporting, received the 2008 Livingston Award for international reporting, and in 2007, she was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

She was named to that post in December 2016 after spending nearly 15 years at the New York Times, where she led an initiative to expand its audience outside the United States, with an initial focus on Latin America.

Previously, Lydia was Deputy International Editor, the South Africa bureau chief, a correspondent for the New Delhi bureau and chief of the West Africa bureau. From 2005 to 2009, when she was the West Africa correspondent for the Times, she covered Africa’s deadliest and most complex conflicts, including those in Darfur, Chad and Central African Republic and the continuing chaos in Congo.

Before joining The Times, Lydia was a reporter in Florida and New York state.

She began her career as assistant editor and business manager for The Washington (D.C.) Monthly, The Times Union in Albany and The Orlando Sentinel in Florida, Lydia was hired as a reporter on the metropolitan staff of The New York Times in 2002.

Lydia was a 2006 recipient of the George Polk Award for foreign reporting, in recognition of her travels deep into the war-torn western regions of Sudan to report on the carnage in Darfur.

Her work in Africa has been recognized with numerous prizes. In 2007, she was awarded the George Polk Award for Foreign Reporting for her coverage of the conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan. In 2008, she won an Overseas Press Club award for her coverage of Africa, and she was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

In 2009, she won the Livingston Award for International Reporting for “The Spoils,” a series on resource conflicts in Africa.

Lydia was born in Washington and spent most of her childhood in Kenya and Ghana. She attended St. John’s College in Annapolis, Md., and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Lydia Polgreen Videos

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    Tarana Burke, activist, advocate and founder, 'me too' movement, talks to Lydia Polgreen, Editor in Chief, HuffPost, about how empathy ...
  • Lydia Polgreen on New York Times' plans in Latin America - YouTube
  • Lydia Polgreen talks about Sig Gissler - YouTube

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  • How to book Lydia Polgreen?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Lydia Polgreen for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment 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. Fill out a booking request form for Lydia Polgreen, 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 Lydia Polgreen or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Lydia Polgreen?

    Booking fees for Lydia Polgreen, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker 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 Lydia Polgreen, 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 Lydia Polgreen?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Lydia Polgreen 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 Lydia Polgreen 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 Lydia Polgreen or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Lydia Polgreen 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.

Lydia Polgreen is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Lydia Polgreen for your event is available upon request. Lydia Polgreen 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 Elaine Welteroth, Emil Wilbekin, Ashlee Marie Preston, Ellen McGirt and Nazanin Rafsanjani. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Lydia Polgreen for an upcoming event.

Lydia Polgreen Speaker Videos

  • Tarana Burke and Lydia Polgreen | The 2019 MAKERS Conference ...
    Tarana Burke, activist, advocate and founder, 'me too' movement, talks to Lydia Polgreen, Editor in Chief, HuffPost, about how empathy ...
    Lydia Polgreen on New York Times' plans in Latin America - YouTube
  • Lydia Polgreen talks about Sig Gissler - YouTube
    The 2017 MAKERS Conference: Lydia Polgreen & Kara Swisher ...
  • ISOJ 2017 - Keynote Speaker - Lydia Polgreen - YouTube
    International Women's Day | A Conversation with Lydia Polgreen ...

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