Kathryn Finney has been appointed editor-at-large for BlogHer.com. Finney founded The Budget Fashionista blog,which receives more than 10 million unique visitors a year and now as part of her new position, will join the BlogHer Publishing Network.
Finney will work to advance the businesses of bloggers in the network, and to create opportunities for women of color at the intersection of technology and social media.
“We’re excited to have Kathryn Finney join the BlogHer team,” said Elisa Camahort Page, co-founder and COO, BlogHer, Inc. “She is a long-time member of our community and an incredible entrepreneurial role model. Kathryn has long been a mentor within the community of fashion bloggers, and an established influence on how women shop with style, no matter the economic outlook.”
“In this role, my focus will be to strategize expansion of the style, fashion and beauty community with BlogHer, while serving as a resource for women who want to evolve their blog into a media brand,” said Finney. “I’m passionate about building a strong community of women. I want to help women find their community, enhance their voice, and guide them to build their brand in a sustainable way, while being true to themselves.”