Vox Media is an online publisher, focused on the 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 Re/code, a tech business publication. The Company also operates Vox Creative, a division that creates marketing stories for brands.

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HQWashington, US
Size (employees)1,000 (est)+43%
Vox Media was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Washington, US
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Key People/Management at Vox Media

Jim Bankoff

Jim Bankoff

Chairman, CEO
Joe Alicata

Joe Alicata

Chief Product Officer
Melissa Bell

Melissa Bell

Trei Brundrett

Trei Brundrett

Lauren Fisher

Lauren Fisher

Chief Legal Officer
Mike Hadgis

Mike Hadgis

SVP, Head of Revenue & Partnerships
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Vox Media Office Locations

Vox Media has offices in Washington, San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles and in 2 other locations
Washington, US (HQ)
1201 Connecticut Avenue NW 11th Floor
Austin, US
800 W Cesar Chavez St
Chicago, US
100 W Kinzie St
New York, US
104 W 40th St
San Francisco, US
231 Sansome Street
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Vox Media Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Vox Media total Funding

$307.6 m

Vox Media latest funding size

$200 m

Time since last funding

3 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 $365.2 m.
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Vox Media Revenue

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

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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.
Jul, 2014Jan, 2015Jul, 2015Y, 2015Jan, 2016Jul, 2016Y, 2016Jul, 2018

Global Monthly Content Views

500 m800 m

Monthly Unique Visitors

170 m

New Subscriptions

78.40 m

Unique Visitors

12.70 m23.80 m18.30 m22.30 m17 m
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Vox Media Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Re/codeMay 26, 2015
OpBanditApril 06, 2015
Curbed NetworkNovember 10, 2013$30 m
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Vox Media Online and Social Media Presence

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Vox Media News and Updates

Vox Media is now asking people to help cover the high cost of making videos with a $4.99-a-month membership program

Vox Media has launched a video subscription program for its news audience. The Vox Video Lab, as the program is called, has two tiers, costing $4.99 and $9.99 a month, and is funded with help from Google. The company is pitching the program as a way to defray the high cost of making videos. Vox M…

With media merger talk swirling, Vox Media says it will evaluate partnerships and acquisitions

Vox Media said it would evaluate partnering with other media companies next year. The once high-flying publisher missed its revenue target this year as it faces a "turbulent media landscape." Vox has diversified its revenue into podcasts, TV, and software, and is eyeing consumer revenue, too. Wit…

Vox Media is shutting down its fashion brand Racked to launch a new publication — underwritten entirely by sponsor American Express

Vox Media is folding its fashion and retail-focused site Racked and launching a new site operated by Vox called The Goods. A team of 11 writers and editors, including former Racked staffers, will head up the vertical. The move comes after layoffs hit Vox Media in February, including Racked. Americ…

Vox Media Cuts 50 Employees

The layoffs at Vox Media are yet another sign of upheaval in digital media.

Vox Media, stung by sexual-harassment scandal, is canceling the open bar at its holiday party

Today’s sexual harassment-dominated news cycle is particularly resonant at Vox Media, which fired its editorial director, Lockhart Steele, in October for allegedly harassing a female…
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Vox Media Blogs

The Verge Launches Multimedia Sci-Fi Anthology, “Better Worlds”

Better Worlds Includes Contributions From Renowned Sci-Fi Creators Exploring How Technology Could Shape Society in Better Ways Today The Verge launched “Better Worlds,” a new series of short fiction stories, audiobooks and animation that explores how technology could shape our society and envi…

Vox Media at CES 2019

Bringing you access to The Verge and Eater and a special Eater heatmap to take a break from the convention floor Vox Media is headed to Las Vegas. Check out our happenings below and we hope to see you! As you put the final touches on your plans for CES, behold the Eater CES 2019 heatmap, creat…

News and Journalism in 2019

Predictions for 2019 from Vox Media Employees As 2019 approaches, we tapped some of the bright minds at Vox Media to learn what they think is next in digital media. They provided sharp perspectives on everything from homepage strategy, analytics, the value of community, and diversity in photoj…

The Verge and Polygon Announce Content Partnership with Adspace

Launching in December, short form editorial videos will begin airing on Adspace’s 4500 screens in more than 300 malls across the U.S Today, The Verge, Vox Media’s consumer technology network, and Polygon, Vox Media’s next generation entertainment network, are thrilled to announce a new premium…

Vox Launches Vox Video Lab on YouTube

New Membership Program Launched with Support from Google News Initiative Today we’re happy to introduce the latest project from Vox Media’s news network Vox: the Vox Video Lab, a new membership program on YouTube. The Lab will offer Vox’s audience on YouTube ways to be more engaged with Vox’s …

CNN’s Vox Entertainment-Produced Original Series, American Style, Premieres Sunday, Jan. 13

Four-Part Docuseries on America’s Fashion History features Tim Gunn, Donna Karan, André Leon Talley, Christie Brinkley, Isaac Mizrahi, Vanessa Williams, Diane von Furstenberg, and more Today we’re thrilled to announce that the new Vox Entertainment-produced CNN Original Series, American Style,…
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Vox Media Company Life and Culture

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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, Joe Alicata and Melissa Bell.

  • How many employees does Vox Media have?

    Vox Media has 1,000 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 $60 k.

  • Who are Vox Media competitors?

    Competitors of Vox Media include Vice Media, BuzzFeed and Gizmodo Media Group.

  • Where is Vox Media headquarters?

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

  • Where are Vox Media offices?

    Vox Media has offices in Washington, San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Vox Media have?

    Vox Media has 6 offices.