How Adweek Media Visionary Ellen DeGeneres Built a Media Empire

Authenticity and kindness are its cornerstones

Ellen DeGeneres has earned 59 Daytime Emmy Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, 20 People’s Choice Awards and the 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom. Doug Inglish/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

When you talk to Ellen DeGeneres, what you see is what you get.

This story first appeared in the October 15, 2018, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.
@lgranatstein lisa.granatstein@adweek.com Lisa Granatstein is the editor, svp, programming at Adweek.
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