Former InStyle Editor Laura Brown to Debut Clubhouse Conversation Series ‘Ladies Night’ (Exclusive)


Laura Brown will quickly be internet hosting women’ evening on Clubhouse.

The high-profile InStyle editor-in-chief — who departed the journal when its writer, Dotdash Meredith, introduced it was switching from print to a digital-only publication — will debut Ladies Night with Laura Brown on May 5. The restricted sequence will discover Brown partaking a slew of stars in “fun, candid conversations across a myriad of topics like ambition, relationships, and of course, style.” Michelle Dockery, Elle Fanning, Sophie Turner, Rebel Wilson and Odessa Young are booked with extra names anticipated within the coming weeks. Joining her within the membership at Clubhouse will probably be one other well-respected InStyle vet, Glynis Costin, who’s on board to produce the sequence.

Chelsea Macdonald, head of leisure partnerships at Clubhouse, stated she’s admired the pair’s work through the years, citing “Laura’s magnetic interviewing style and Glynis’ eye for talent.” Macdonald added: “So when they both came on board for this show, I was elated. Both are legacy innovators within entertainment, fashion, and publishing, so we’re excited that Clubhouse can provide their next creative endeavor into social audio.”

Brown, who served because the magazine’s high editor from 2016 till February, referred to as it “thrilling” to have the ability to “talk to listeners in real-time, on a platform with a global reach far exceeding that of a publishing brand. And it’s always five o’clock somewhere.” Ladies Night with Laura Brown follows an analogous chat present she hosted throughout her InStyle tenure titled Ladies First. Throughout her profession, Brown has interviewed huge names like Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Rihanna, Jennifer Aniston, Zendaya and numerous different A-List stars. The beloved Aussie joined InStyle after a decade-plus run at Harper’s Bazaar.

Costin, who segued to launch her personal agency, Costin Consulting, served because the West Coast bureau chief for InStyle for a formidable 22 years. She’s identified for having a eager eye for expertise and robust business relationships thanks to reserving greater than 400 covers throughout her lengthy tenure. She additionally booked A-list occasions just like the InStyle Awards, Badass Women dinners and numerous awards season events. She additionally penned options on Sandra Bullock, Kerry Washington, Holly Hunter and Sterling Ok. Brown, amongst many others.

“I’m excited to be working with Clubhouse on this new series and to be partnering again with Laura who is such a natural conversationalist,” stated Costin. “The show will feel like an intimate chat among friends who are out for cocktails or coffee — it’s about having fun.”

The launch and transfer to Clubhouse will certainly be watched by media insiders. There have been a lot of media strikes as of late due to layoffs and publishers like Dotdash switching to digital-only. Along with InStyle ceasing its print publication, so have Entertainment Weekly, EatingWell, Health, Parents and People en Español.

As for Clubhouse, the pandemic phenomenon launched in March 2020 and has since hosted conversations with Adam McKay, Oprah Winfrey (recapping her Adele interview), Zoe Saldana, Reese Witherspoon, Tiffany Haddish and Snoop Dogg, to identify however a couple of.

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