SellersEaston Media Co-CEO Pattie Sellers is an award-winning writer, producer, and multimedia journalist. In 2016, after writing for Fortune Magazine for 32 years, Pattie and fellow senior Fortune editor Nina Easton launched SellersEaston Media to tell stories of leadership and impact. At SellersEaston, Pattie writes books, produces videos and films, and creates other premium multimedia content for CEOs, prominent families, global non-profits, and Fortune 500 companies such as Accenture, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PayPal, SAP, and Visa. Pattie and the SellersEaston team produce documentaries about prominent leaders. She is also Co-founder of JOURNEY, a nonprofit designed to accelerate the diversity and trajectory of women in leadership.
Before starting SellersEaston, Pattie was an assistant managing editor of Fortune. She wrote more than 20 Fortune cover stories and earned the trust of countless CEOs and other global leaders—such as Warren Buffett, Melinda Gates, Rupert Murdoch, Ted Turner, and Oprah Winfrey—to do exclusive and definitive profiles.
Pattie chaired the annual Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit through 2020. She co-founded Most Powerful Women (MPW) in 1998 and helped build it into Fortune's largest and most valuable franchise. In 2013, Pattie won Time Inc.’s prestigious MVP (Most Valuable Performer) award for her innovative work and leadership at Fortune. A Washington Post profile of Pattie, “The Rolodex that Redefined Power,” describes her unmatched talent for interviewing and writing about successful people. Pattie is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Virginia.