Molly Knight

What do Larry King, Lil’ Wayne and Clayton Kershaw have in common? They’ve all had the pleasure of meeting New York Times Bestselling Author Molly Knight. The woman behind The Best Team Money Can Buy: The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Wild Struggle To Build A Baseball Powerhouse, Molly probably isn’t what first comes to mind when…

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Cynthia Morris

Cynthia Morris helps people write their stories. Maybe they're new to writing, transitioning from another career or struggling to get their first words on paper. They might be a seasoned writer whose creative energy has dipped. Or they could be a writer who needs a champion; someone to believe in their work when they forget why they're…

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Brett Blumenthal

In 2009, Brett Blumenthal was laid off from a job she really didn't enjoy all that much. Coming from a background in architecture and the management consulting industries, Brett used to secretly hope she'd be laid off. Why would anyone wish such a thing — especially in this economy? Well, it's simple. Brett knew if…

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Kathy Hepinstall

Oprah's show and book club may be over, but writer Kathy Hepinstall isn't giving up on getting her "call" from the talk show host. She's set up scavenger hunts near Oprah's home and taken out ads in the local paper. Her goal: that fateful moment when Oprah calls to voice her approval; something Kathy describes…

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Hilary Corna

Hilary Corna has the kind of fearlessness that we admire in a woman. At only 22 years old, she bought a one-way ticket to Singapore to start her career. Anything but typical, right? But she will tell you the opportunity was more than worth it as she worked as the "one white face" of Toyota Motor Asia…

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Morgan + Kelly Baden

This is a first for IWHJ: a double profile. Today, we’re happy to feature Morgan Baden and Kelly Baden, identical twin sisters who both love their jobs. But while Morgan and Kelly may look alike and even live together in New York City, they have very different careers. Morgan is the director of social media…

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Alisha Gaddis

Alisha Gaddis is that girl who seems to have it all — wit, a do-it-all spirit, the kind of brain you want to pick, and a personality that really is genuinely nice. As a stand-up comedian, actress, writer, founder and CEO of Say Something Funny…B*tch and co founder and performer in Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band,…

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Melody Godfred

Melody Godfred was working as a litigation attorney at one of the top LA law firms when she realized she wanted to instead pursue her real passion — writing. She now is the owner of her own business, Write in Color, and serves as a writing consultant. In her job Melody manages editing, ghostwriting, marketing…

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Ann M Martin

Growing up, Ann M. Martin had the job we wanted to have. In fact, she was a huge part of the reason why our founder wanted to become a writer, and later on, an editor. Ann is the author of The Baby-Sitters Club, one of the most successful series in publishing history with more than…

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Abiola Abrams

Abiola Abrams is a love and lifestyles columnist, author and multimedia personality. That means she works in broadcast media like TV, Web and radio, and is a writer of books, blogs and columns focused primarily on love, sex, dating and lifestyle. She also hosts a monthly entertainment show on BBC Radio, Five Live. In the…

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