Vox Media

Vox Media is an online publisher, focused on the sports, personal technology and gaming categories. Vox is solving the problem of developing high-value digital journalism, storytelling and brand advertising at scale. All Vox Media properties are built on Chorus, its next-generation proprietary publishing and distribution platform.
Company Growth (employees)
Washington, US
Size (employees)
615 (est)+2%
Vox Media was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Washington, US

Key People at Vox Media

Jim Bankoff

Jim Bankoff

CEO & Chairman
Trei Brundrett

Trei Brundrett

Chief Product Officer
Justin Glow

Justin Glow

Director of Product
Ryan Gantz

Ryan Gantz

Director of User Experience
Tyler Bleszinski

Tyler Bleszinski

President, Founder

Vox Media Office Locations

Vox Media has offices in Washington, New York, San Francisco, Austin and in 2 other locations
Washington, US (HQ)
1201 Connecticut Avenue
Chicago, US
100 W Kinzie St
Austin, US
800 W Cesar Chavez St
San Francisco, US
231 Sansome Street
New York, US
104 W 40th St
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Vox Media Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$357.1 m

Latest funding size

$200 m

Time since last funding

about 2 years


Vox Media's latest funding round in August 2015 was reported to be $200 m. In total, Vox Media has raised $357.1 m. Vox Media's latest valuation is reported to be $1 b.

Vox Media Financial Metrics

Vox Media's revenue was reported to be $60 m in 2014

Revenue (Y, 2014)

60 m

Market valuation

1 b
USDY, 2014


60 m

Vox Media Operating Metrics

Vox Media's Monthly Unique Visitors was reported to be 170 m in 2016. Vox Media's Monthly Unique Users was reported to be 70.5 m in Apr, 2017. Vox Media's Unique Visitors was reported to be 17 m in Jul, 2016
Jul, 2014Jan, 2015Jul, 2015Y, 2015Jan, 2016Jul, 2016Y, 2016Apr, 2017

Unique Visitors

12.7 m23.8 m18.3 m22.3 m17 m

Global Monthly Content Views

500 m800 m

Monthly Unique Visitors

170 m



Monthly Unique Users

70.5 m

Digital Page Views

370.3 m

Vox Media Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Re/codeMay 26, 2015
OpBanditApril 06, 2015
Curbed NetworkNovember 10, 2013$30 m

Vox Media Median Salaries

Source: 19 public H-1B filings from Vox Media

Traffic Overview of Vox Media

Vox Media Online and Social Media Presence

Vox Media News and Updates

NBCUniversal is buying an arts and crafts tutorial site

NBCUniversal is getting into arts and crafts. The media conglomerate said this week that it's buying Craftsy, a DIY tutorial and art supply site, in what Recode reported to be a $230 million deal. The Denver-based startup merges media and e-commerce with paywalled courses on everything from wate…

Can Google's ad blocker save the online ad industry from itself?

The idea that Google, the web's biggest advertising company, is reportedly preparing to launch an ad blocker sounds absurd on its face. It's a bit like a jewelry store hiring a ring of diamond thieves or the postal service unleashing a pack of roving neighborhood dogs. But it's more understandab…

Twitter doubles down on video with 16 new streaming partnerships

Twitter may have lost its deal to stream Thursday night NFL games live, but that isn’t stopping the social network from doubling down on more video. The company unveiled 16 streaming video partnerships Monday night, led by BuzzFeed, Vox Media, Viacom, the WNBA, and the PGA. The total also included a…

Hack Harassment adds an interdisciplinary board to tackle online hate

 Hack Harassment, founded by Vox Media, Intel and Lady Gaga’s youth-focused Born This Way organization, will gear up to fight online harassment with the introduction of its first advisory board. Comprised of members from anti-bullying research groups, AAA game developers, and some things in between,…

Flipboard doubles down on video with editorial packages and VAST standard

Flipboard is following Twitter, Facebook, and other services in the push for more video. The publishing platform provider has struck a deal with media partners to provide additional inventory for outlets to distribute and monetize their premium video content. To accomplish this, Flipboard has adopte…

Millennial-focused publisher Mic raises $21M, with Time Warner Investments joining the board

 Mic has raised $21 million in new funding, which co-founder and CEO Chris Altchek said will accelerate the digital publisher’s investment in video news. The company says it currently reaches 66 million unique readers and viewers each month, and that 75 percent of its daily views coming from video —…
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Vox Media Company Life and Culture

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