10 Instagram Profiles Every Media Professional Should Follow

Between double-taps on Kim Kardashian West’s latest selfies, add these accounts to your feed to better your own career

How many times a day do you check your Instagram? (If you said less than three, you’re lying. But we digress.) Want to feel a little less guilty about your IG addiction? Start following these 10 Instagram accounts to add some career-fuel to your feed between the #foodporn and puppy accounts.


1. @Adweek

Covering breaking news and trends in media, marketing, advertising and technology, this is the ad industry’s go-to IG account, featuring everything within Adweek’s pages and beyond.

2. @Evachen212

Former Lucky editor in chief turned head of fashion partnerships for Instagram, Eva Chen gives her followers an inside look into everything New York, fashion and Facebook. (Plus, you know you’ve stalked #EvaChenPose on IG.)

3. @thefatjewish

Josh “The Fat Jewish” Ostrovsky is behind the laugh-out-loud graphics that flood your Instagram feed. And as a marketing or media pro, you know the power of a REALLY good meme, right?

4. @iboommedia

A team of social media specialists, iboommedia helps customers see social media results and build social audiences. Their Instagram account is filled with helpful tips, tricks and stats that any social media marketer could use.

Social Media is the new way to go for your business. Here are 7 helpful tips to get you started! 1) Your profile is the no. 1 thing-First impression is everything. 2)Don’t use your personal page-You need a professional business page. 3) Create Valuable Content-Value is what people are looking for. 4) Be social-If all you do is post and ever engage with your fans, you will never get a huge following. 5) Post more often-The more active you are, the better. 6)Make it about your audience-Who are you talking to? 7) Pick the right platform for your business These tips may sound simple, but they will make all the difference! #iBoomMedia #socialmedia #socialmediamarketing #facebook #twitter #instagram #pinterest #realengagement #realfollowers #reachpeople #morefollowers

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5. @businessinsider

Click “follow” on Business Insider’s account to receive your daily dose of breaking news, media coverage and office tips and tricks.

6. @suebzimmerman

Sue Zimmerman and her team help brands find success on Instagram. Her IG profile’s feed is filled with inspiring quotes, a look into their clients and up-to-date info on marketing events, workshops, classes and more.

When you #RespectYourSelfie EVERYTHING comes into place! Who agrees? #repost @sbzteam :||: #theinstagramexpert

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7. @richardbranson

Virgin Group founder and world-renowned entrepreneur Richard Branson fills his Instagram with event photos, adventure shots and insight into his billion-dollar mind.

8. @prnews

This feed is naturally public-relations heavy, but the funny memes, motivational quotes, industry event photos and media stats would be helpful to any media pro.

9. @360i

This award-winning global digital agency gives its Instagram followers a behind-the-scenes look into its team, its clients, and the industry these professionals thrive in.

360 degrees of awesome. @advertisingage #AListers 4 years straight #proud

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10. @mediabistro

Shameless self-promotion time: We’re on Instagram! Follow our Instagram feed for career advice, contests and giveaways, digital mentorship from media pros, and a deeper dive into the Mediabistro community.

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