XiXi Yang is an award-winning entertainment journalist, co-founder & CEO of XYZ Media, and a global influencer. Named Yahoo! Finance’s Top Entrepreneur of 2020 and a “millennial media trailblazer” by Forbes, XiXi Yang is watched by over 98 million households nationwide on CNN/HLN and over 28 million+ views digitally across her show “Pop News Edition” and her “Life With XiXi Yang” blog – XiXiYang.com.
As the first female entertainment journalist to anchor “Live From the Red Carpet” solo from the Oscars and Grammys, XiXi has brought millions of viewers around the world live coverage through the Associated Press. She put her bilingual skills to use for a global audience by conducting interviews and delivering live hits in both English and Mandarin. XiXi stopped red carpet traffic at the Grammy Awards to chat with Kim and Kanye and picked Oprah’s brain about the lack of diversity at the Oscars.
In 2017, XiXi joined CNN and HLN as an entertainment contributor, discussing pop culture and business on “CNN Newsroom”, “Morning Express”, “On the Story”, and more. As a beauty, fashion and lifestyle digital entrepreneur, XiXi has served as a Global Ambassador for Fortune 500 brands like Verizon, Macy’s, Condé Nast, and more. She has been featured in Forbes, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, and Vogue. She has served as a spokesperson for various Fortune 500 companies such as Google, Verizon, Macy’s, BeautyCon, and more. XiXi has been invited as an honorary speaker at various universities and schools, including Yale and Harvard.