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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 Ratings3.9
Overall CultureB-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)866(+2%)
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
Mandy Brown

Mandy Brown

VP Product, Chorus
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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

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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

70.50 m

Monthly Unique Visitors

170 m

Unique Visitors

12.70 m23.80 m18.30 m22.30 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

83/100

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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

Why local escapes will be key to travel’s recovery

Almost a year into the pandemic and Americans have begun to settle into this current normal. And while the vaccine roll out has fostered a renewed sense of hope and dreams of traveling to far-off destinations, for many of us that is too far off—we need a change of scenery and a break…

SB Nation and SLAM Team Up for March Madness

Together, they present the Top 50 Men’s & Women’s College Basketball Teams of All Time across platforms To celebrate March Madness, Vox Media’s SB Nation today announced a month-long editorial partnership with SLAM, the global basketball brand. Anchored by the new special print…

New campaign from Intuit QuickBooks and Vox Media shares real-life stories of how the pandemic has shifted the livelihoods of 16 small business owners

As 92% of small businesses pivot to survive, QuickBooks is providing value, information, and inspiration to help ‘make shift happen’ Over the last year, 92% of small businesses have had to pivot in order to survive as a result of the ongoing pandemic. To bring awareness to how Quic…

Introducing Unexplainable: Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network’s new science podcast about all the things we don’t know

Co-created by Noam Hassenfeld, Byrd Pinkerton, and Brian Resnick, the show launches on March 10, with new episodes available every Wednesday. Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network today announced Unexplainable, a new podcast about the greatest mysteries in science. Unexplainable…

“Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America” from Ben & Jerry’s and Vox Creative releases bonus episode discussing H.R. 40

The episode follows a hearing this week on reparations, featuring host Jeffery Robinson in conversation with Dr. Ron Daniels and Nkechi Taifa The team behind Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America is releasing a timely bonus episode tonight on H.R. 40, a bill introduced in C…

Insights & Innovation: How Vox Media’s audiences fall on the spectrum of advocacy

Meet the Social Advocates, Active Defenders and Modern Benefactors Research has shown us that the Vox Media audience firmly believes in being active participants for change and supporting causes. In a recent study of our audience, where we set out to understand why equality matters,…
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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 866 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 $69.3 k.

  • Who are Vox Media competitors?

    Competitors of Vox Media include Gizmodo, BuzzFeed and Techpoint.ng.

  • 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.