The top professionals 35 and under, surfaced by LinkedIn data and more. These are the 10 stars influencing what you read, watch and listen to daily.

  • Chris Cox

    Chief product officer, Facebook

    While the media makes the news, Cox makes or breaks the media. Cox built and oversees the news feed — the stream of...

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  • Sydney Ember

    Reporter, The New York Times

    Earlier this year, CNN's Brian Stelter called Ember, a 25-year old business reporter at the Times, a “wunderkind.” To keen...

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  • Stacy-Marie Ishmael

    Editor of news apps, Buzzfeed News

    No content company has been as successful in making sure its articles (and listicle and cat videos) appear natively on...

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  • Adrianne Jeffries

    Managing editor, Motherboard

    Vice may be known for its reporting on youth culture and its raw foreign reporting. But the brains of the operation lay...

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  • Katherine Lehr

    VP of operations, Politico States

    Politico conquered Washington. The site is now counting on Lehr, 32, to replicate that success in places like New Jersey...

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  • Dylan Matthews

    Senior correspondent,

    The email newsletter is having a renaissance, but Matthews, 25, is doing more to reinvent the form than many of...

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  • Justin Myers

    News automation editor, The AP

    What do you do with undergrad degrees in journalism and electrical engineering from the University of Missouri? Break new...    

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  • Nuria Net

    Editor of social storytelling, Fusion

    Few news outlets have been more aggressive in programming for Snapchat than Fusion, the much-hyped...

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  • Joe Weisenthal


    BuzzFeed called him a "hyperactive financial news addict." The NYT called him as a "baby-faced market obsessive." At...

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  • Mary Catherine Wellons

    San Francisco bureau chief, CNBC

    Silicon Valley is full of fast-rising stars. So it's only fitting that one would be leading CNBC's new San Francisco...

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