Daisy Whitney

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Daisy Whitney
Occupation Journalist, Creator and Host of "New Media Minute"

Daisy Whitney is an American multimedia reporter specializing in all forms of online and new media content distribution. She was the first journalist to launch a personal online newscast covering the internet business. Currently a reporter for MediaPost and Beet.TV, she has written for a number of publications. Daisy graduated with a degree in art history from Brown University in 1994.[[1]

Current jobs[edit]

Daisy created and hosts the webcast "New Media Minute", broadcast on BeetTV.com, iMedia and other sites. She programs conferences for ad:tech and iMedia and contributes to Cynopsis, Advertising Age, OMMA. She is also a published novelist. She is also an author.

Contributions, interviews and appearances[edit]

Daisy has contributed to a various amount of publications including TelevisionWeek, Shape, Business 2.0, The Denver Post, Canada's The Globe and Mail, Miami Herald, New Media Age, Extra Extra, Multichannel News, Natural Health and Consumers Digest.

Daisy has appeared on CNN's Showbiz Tonight, CNBC's Closing Bell and G4's Attack of the Show. She has been interviewed by both NPR and the Wall Street Journal.

Daisy has produced videos with Nalts and in October 2008 was guest editor at the comedy video site Roof Top Comedy.[2]

Daisy is also the author of The Mockingbirds, a young adult novel slated for a fall 2010 release from Little Brown. It is listed in Publishers Marketplace as a story about an "underground vigilante group of boarding school students committed to righting the wrongs of their peers."

Industry panels and conferences[edit]

Daisy has spoken on industry panels at conferences such as the Consumer Electronics Show, The National Association of Broadcasters and the National Association of Television Programming Executives. In November 2008 she spoke at the Ad-tech Conference in New York City.[3] In June 2009, she moderated a panel discussion on the distribution and measurement of digital content programs at the Digital Content NewFront.[4]

Creating controversy[edit]

Veronica Belmont fan John Rozewicki, blogger for notArrogant.com, created the "Why I Hate Daisy Whitney" website, which he uses to express his hatred for Daisy and his adoration for Belmont.[5]


  1. ^ http://daisywhitney.com DaisyWhitney.com
  2. ^ http://blog.rooftopcomedy.com Roof Top Comedy
  3. ^ http://www.ad-tech.com Ad-tech Conference
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-05-19. Retrieved 2009-09-17. 
  5. ^ http://notarrogant.com/archives/media-criticism/why-i-hate-daisy-whitney.html notArrogant.com

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