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Vox Media is an online publisher focused on sports, personal technology, and gaming categories. It offers SB Nation, an online sports media brand and network of individual fan-centric sports communities; The Verge, a technology publication; Polygon, a publication for adult gamers; Vox.com, an interest news site; Eater, food and dining publication; Racked, a shopping, beauty, and fashion publication; Curbed, a real estate and home brand publication; and Recode, a tech business publication. The Company also operates Vox Creative, a division that creates marketing stories for brands.
TypePrivate
Founded2003
HQWashington, DC, US
Websitevoxmedia.com
Employee Ratings4.1
Overall CultureB+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)875
Job Openings86
Revenue (Y, 2014)$60 M
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Vox Media

Jim Bankoff

Jim Bankoff

Chairman and CEO
Ateeb Ahmad

Ateeb Ahmad

Director of IT Infrastructure
Trei Brundrett

Trei Brundrett

Chief Operating Officer
Lauren Fisher

Lauren Fisher

Chief Legal Officer
Marty Moe

Marty Moe

President
Marie Connelly

Marie Connelly

Director of Community Management
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Vox Media Office Locations

Vox Media has offices in Washington, Chicago and Detroit
Washington, DC, US (HQ)
1201 Connecticut Ave NW 11th Floor
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Vox Media Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2003

Vox Media total Funding

$307.6 m

Vox Media latest funding size

$200 m

Time since last funding

6 years ago

Vox Media investors

Vox Media's latest funding round in August 2015 was reported to be $200 m. In total, Vox Media has raised $307.6 m. Vox Media's latest valuation is reported to be $750 m.
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Vox Media Revenue

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

Revenue (Y, 2014)

60.0m

Market valuation

750.0m
USDY, 2014

Revenue

60.0m
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Vox Media Operating Metrics

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

Monthly Content Views

500 m800 m

Monthly Unique Users

70.5 m

Monthly Unique Visitors

170 m

Unique Visitors

12.7 m23.8 m18.3 m22.3 m17 m
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Vox Media Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
New York Media GroupSeptember 24, 2019
The Coral ProjectJanuary 22, 2019
RecodeMay 26, 2015
OpBanditApril 06, 2015
Curbed NetworkNovember 10, 2013$30 m

Vox Media Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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Vox Media Online and Social Media Presence

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Vox Media Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B+

    73/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    84/100

  • Compensation

    D

    57/100

  • Diversity

    B

    76/100

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Vox Media News and Updates

Vox Media reportedly laying off 70 employees as recovery from COVID-19 related weakness remains uncertain

Vox Media is laying off about 70 people, as a result of the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. That represents about 6% of the workforce of the publisher of New York magazine, SB Nation and the Verge. The cuts will mostly affect those who wer…

Vox Media preparing round of layoffs as business fails to improve amid coronavirus pandemic

Vox was 40% off its revenue forecast for the second quarter and plans to miss its full-year target by 25%, sources say.

Vox Media to cut hundreds of freelance jobs ahead of changes in California gig economy laws

Vox, which owns the sports site SB Nation, is informing freelancers that they'll be losing their jobs when AB5 kicks in next year.

‘It puts us into a different class of media companies’: Vox Media discusses the benefits of its New York magazine acquisition, including new advertisers and a $10 million-plus e-commerce business

Vox Media agreed to acquire New York Media in what they said would create a strong media company. New York Media lost money most of the past 15 years and has considered cutting its eponymous magazine's frequency to monthly, two knowledgeable sources said. But New York's e-commerce site, The Strate…

Vox Media and New York Media merge to create the leading independent modern media company

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Vox Media and New York Media today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge, creating the leading independent media company. The merger will combine New York Media, the publisher of the influential, 51-year-old New York...

Vox Media announces acquisition of New York Magazine and popular digital publications

Vox Media has agreed to acquire New York Media, the company behind New York Magazine and its digital publications, on Tuesday.  The New York Times announced that the deal is an all-stock transaction; the total value of the deal is unknown. New York Media owns the well-known biweekly magazine, alon…
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Vox Media Blogs

The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani Returns to SB Nation’s MMA Fighting

Helwani’s hit franchise launches this August on the Vox Media Podcast Network and MMA Fighting’s YouTube channel Ariel Helwani is coming home. The award-winning journalist is returning to SB Nation’s MMA Fighting, the premier destination for mixed martial arts and combat sports cov…

Headspace and Vox Media Studios’ Interactive Special Unwind Your Mind Premieres Today on Netflix

‘Unwind Your Mind’ is the third installment from Headspace and Vox Media Studios following Headspace Guide to Meditation and Headspace Guide to Sleep now streaming on Netflix  Today, Unwind Your Mind, the brand new interactive experience from Headspace and Vox Media Studios premier…

Recode’s Land of the Giants Podcast Launches “Delivery Wars” in Collaboration with Eater

Through original reporting and narrative storytelling, the new series will explore the food delivery industry, hosted by Ahmed Ali Akbar—subscribe here Today, Recode’s award-winning narrative franchise, Land of the Giants, and Eater have teamed up to kick off a special mini-series, …

“We need you in this field”

Takeaways from ‘Asian American Leaders in Media,’ a conversation hosted by the As|Am ERG As|Am, Vox Media’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Employee Resource Group (ERG), hosted a slate of impactful conversations throughout May in honor of AAPI Heritage Month. From discussions …

Vox Media unveils new suite of products as part of its first-party data platform, Forte

New offerings include brand suitability tool and capabilities for brands to leverage first-party data segments across dozens of local and national publishers via Concert Today, Vox Media has announced updates to it’s first party data platform, Forte, including a brand suitability to…

Insights & Innovation: The Importance of Empathy in Reaching Consumers

As we round the corner on the pandemic and continue to make progress toward solving the many challenges of the last 15 months, marketers will need to acknowledge the role empathy plays in the reopening. While there is strong hope about re-emergence, it’s important for marketers to un…
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Vox Media Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Vox Media founded?

    Vox Media was founded in 2003.

  • Who are Vox Media key executives?

    Vox Media's key executives are Jim Bankoff, Ateeb Ahmad and Trei Brundrett.

  • How many employees does Vox Media have?

    Vox Media has 875 employees.

  • What is Vox Media revenue?

    Latest Vox Media annual revenue is $60 m.

  • What is Vox Media revenue per employee?

    Latest Vox Media revenue per employee is $68.6 k.

  • Who are Vox Media competitors?

    Competitors of Vox Media include Gizmodo, BuzzFeed and G/O Media.

  • Where is Vox Media headquarters?

    Vox Media headquarters is located at 1201 Connecticut Ave NW 11th Floor, Washington.

  • Where are Vox Media offices?

    Vox Media has offices in Washington, Chicago and Detroit.

  • How many offices does Vox Media have?

    Vox Media has 3 offices.