President, Discovery Channel, 53
The first openly gay studio chief (in his previous post at Walt Disney Studios), he’s promised no more “fake stuff” at this network.
The best-selling author joined Marie Claire and continues to promote trans activism.
TV Anchor, 42
With a new daily news program at MSNBC, Roberts is no longer consigned to the early-A.M. slot.
She famously argued against DOMA at the Supreme Court.
Having weathered sex abuse charges (since dropped), he scored yet another blockbuster in 2014 with X-Men: Days of Future Past.
Internet Celebrity, 26
He’s a YouTube star who harnesses his 6.6 million subscribers to spread a positive message of authenticity.
In 2014 the Internet journalist launched Re/code with Walt Mossberg.
His reputation as owner-publisher of The New Republic took a hit when his plans to retool it as a digital publication prompted a significant staff exodus.
Stephen Huvane (left) & Simon Halls
Publicists, 54, 51
Powerhouse PR duo to A-listers like Neil Patrick Harris, Bryan Singer, Julianne Moore, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Jennifer Aniston.
Media Executive, 41
Editorial director of magazines InStyle (the largest-circulation fashion magazine at 10.9 million) and StyleWatch.