Arianna Davis is the Senior Director of Editorial & Strategy at Oprah Daily, Oprah Winfrey's new digital destination with a focus on thoughtful storytelling, live streams and events, and a members-only community. In this role, she oversees the editorial direction and strategy across the brand, through the lens of Oprah's mission to help readers not just live their best lives, but to live them well. Previously, Arianna was Digital Director of O, The Oprah Magazine, which launched OprahMag.com in 2018, the fastest-growing site launch in Hearst history.
Arianna is also the author of What Would Frida Do? A Guide to Living Boldly, inspired by the life of artist and icon Frida Kahlo, available now. Additionally, she is an adjunct professor at New York University's Digital & Print Media Master's program teaching writing and editing.
Previously, Arianna was a senior features writer at Refinery29 who specialized in features, pop-culture, personal essays, and topics relevant to Black and Latina women. She was also an on-camera personality who hosted and produced several live video series.
Arianna began her career at O, followed by a role as an entertainment editor at Us Weekly. Throughout her career, she has interviewed everyone from Hillary Clinton to Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey, John Legend, and Will Smith, and has served as an on-camera host and entertainment expert for outlets like Access Hollywood, Tamron Hall, VH1, and TLC, in addition to moderating panels for Netflix, OWN, Starz, and more.
Additionally, Arianna's writing has been featured in New York Magazine, Glamour, MarieClaire, PopSugar Latina, and more. She lives in New York City, where she can be found planning her next travel adventure with her dog, Leo, the two of them surrounded by way too many stacks of books. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram.