Vox Media

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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
Overall CultureA-

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2022)1,427
Job Openings26
Revenue (Y, 2014)$60 M
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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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
Amit Bhattacharyya

Amit Bhattacharyya

Head of Data Science
Marty Moe

Marty Moe

President
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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

7 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
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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

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

C

74/100

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Vox Media Online and Social Media Presence

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Vox Media Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A-

    77/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    81/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    66/100

  • Diversity

    B

    74/100

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Vox Media News and Updates

Vox Media cuts staff, slows down hiring as recession fears grow

Vox Media is laying off 39 employees in what may be a sign media companies are feeling economic pressures

Kara Swisher Leaves The New York Times To Return To Vox Media

Swisher will host a new interview show at the Vox Media Podcast Network that will serve as a companion to “Pivot,”

Vox Media Poaches Another NPR Host, Sam Sanders, for New Podcast

Vox Media Poaches Another NPR Host, Sam Sanders, for New Podcast

Vox Media to acquire Group Nine Media

Vox Media, which houses sites like Vox.com, Eater and SB Nation, has signed a deal to acquire Group Nine Media, the digital company home to brands like NowThis, The Dodo, PopSugar, Thrillist and Seeker, the company said Monday. Why it matters: The merger will create a digital media behemoth. Both co…

Why is Vox Media buying Group Nine?

Vox Media Ceo Jim Bankoff. | Rita Quinn/Getty Images for SXSW The Vox Media-Group Nine deal — and all the other digital media deals — explained. Two weeks, two deals. And now four digital media companies are turning into two. Get ready for more of that. That’s the takeaway fr…

Vox Media in advanced talks to acquire Group Nine, according to internal company memos

Vox Media plans to acquire Group Nine soon, according to company memos obtained by CNBC.
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Vox Media Blogs

New York Magazine’s The Cut Launches Digital Boutique, Giving its Readers a New Way to Shop

The Cut Shop will share shopping recommendations across fashion, beauty, wellness, and home products The Cut Shop Today, Lindsay Peoples, editor-in-chief of the Cut, is unveiling the Cut Shop, a new digital boutique that will give readers shopping recommendatio…

Award-Winning Secret Base Premieres Brand New Series Prism

The documentary series, from SB Nation’s community Secret Base, dives deep into notable sports figures Today, Secret Base, the award-winning SB Nation franchise that focuses on telling smart, captivating, and entertaining sports stories, premiered the first episode of Prism, a brand …

New York Magazine and Vulture Launch Into It, A New Flagship Culture Podcast Hosted by Sam Sanders

Every Thursday, Sanders and his guests will break down the pop culture stories of the week, from deep dives into seemingly trivial pop culture moments to wide-ranging conversations with leading voices from across the entertainment world. New York Magazine and the Vox Media Podcast …

Vox Media x Interbrand’s Breakthrough Brands Report 2022

2022 has been another year of volatility: global powers are in flux, market downturns are affecting early-stage funding, and major cultural changes are reshaping the structure of our lives. In collaborating on research for Interbrand’s annual Breakthrough Brands Report, we found that…

POPSUGAR Rebrands Latinx Vertical to Become Juntos

Juntos will seamlessly weave Latinx content throughout POPSUGAR, with a modern and culture-first approach Last week, POPSUGAR, the no. 1 most-engaged with women’s lifestyle site in the U.S. (source: ComScore, November 2021), announced the re-launch of its Latinx vertical, now calle…

Coral by Vox Media Recognized by the Digital Public Goods Alliance for Contributing to a More Equitable World

Vox Media’s open source commenting platform, Coral, is honored for empowering safer online conversations and reducing online racism and abuse Vox Media is proud to announce that Coral by Vox Media, a platform dedicated to building safer and more productive online communities, has bee…
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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 1,432 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 $41.9 k.

  • Who are Vox Media competitors?

    Competitors of Vox Media include Gizmodo, BuzzFeed and Sporting Clube de Portugal.

  • 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.