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Ashlee Marie Preston

Media Personality, Producer, Writer, Speaker, and Civil Rights Activist
Ashlee Marie Preston is a Media Personality, Producer, Writer, Speaker, and Civil Rights Activist. She is the host/producer of a podcast/vodcast entitled “Shook with Ashlee Marie Preston” which examines news, politics, entertainment and pop culture through a social justice lens. Ashlee Marie is historically the first trans woman to become Editor in Chief of a national publication. She has been featured by Teen Vogue, NBC, New York Times, BuzzFeed, HuffPo,The Washington Post, and many more. She was named one of The Root 100's "Most Influential African Americans of 2017", and was profiled as one of LOGO/NewNowNext’s 30 Most Influential LGBTQ Influencers of 2017 & 2018 and PopSugar's top 40 LGBTQ's of 2017. Ashlee Marie was a candidate for California State Assembly District 54 in 2018; making her the first openly trans person to run for California State Legislature. Stay tuned for Ashlee Marie’s Tedx Talk in September of 2018!