The Wire China hires Cheung as staff writer

Rachel Cheung has joined The Wire China as a staff writer to cover China’s economic rise and its influence on global business, finance, trade, labor and the environment. Recently, Cheung was a reporter at Vice News, where she covered a broad range of stories about the Greater China region from breaking news to original features. […]

Vice News reporter Galer goes freelance

Sophia Smith Galer, a senior news reporter at Vice News, has left to go freelance. During her time at Vice, she covered gender violence, technology and the climate crisis. Previously, Galer held the posts of social media producer, visual journalist and presenter at the BBC. She also interned at NBC News. Galer has degrees from […]

Sterbenz swaps Vice for NBC News editing post

Christina Sterbenz has joined NBC News where she will edit for the next few months. Recently, she was at Vice Media, where she worked for more than six years. There, Sterbenz held the posts of news editor, Vice News and senior editor. She also worked as a reporter and weekend editor at Business Insider. An […]

‘Vice News Tonight’ says goodbye

Vice Media Group had announced that it was streamlining its news division and has now filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. As part of the restructuring, many notable names were laid off, including editor-in-chief Michael Learmonth. Apart from the layoffs, the company has also canceled its flagship show “Vice News Tonight.” The final episode will air […]

Vice lays off show writer Strange

Trey Strange, a show writer who wrote and edited scripts for “Vice News Tonight” has been laid off. His tweet reads: “I have been laid off in the big one from @VICENews. i feel grateful for the job, & whatever opportunities await! A good time to say I’m writing a TV pilot and a collection […]

“Vice News Tonight” canceled, company announces layoffs

The following excerpt was sent out from Vice Media Group announced that it was streamlining its news division, including layoffs and the cancelation of its signature newscast, Vice News Tonight. Bruce Dixon and Hozefa Lokhandwala, co-CEOs of Vice Media Group, said that the changes were in “response to the current market conditions and business realities facing VMG and the broader […]

Vice News EIC Learmonth laid off

Michael Learmonth, editor in chief of Vice News, has left. His tweet reads: “Too many people to thank. So grateful for my nearly 7 years here – truly the best team in this business. Do connect with me here, or at” The news comes as Vice’s spending cuts have affected many staff members, and […]

Vice appoints Tsjeng editor-in-chief

Zing Tsjeng has been named editor-in-chief at Vice, overseeing the UK Vice team. She was previously executive editor. Tsjeng has been with Vice for over 6 years and was also UK chief editor at Konbini, a digital media company in London. She also served as digital news editor at Dazed and has held editorial roles […]

Vice News taps Angyal as senior editor

Chloe Angyal will be joining Vice News as a senior editor. Her new role begins next year. Currently, Angyal is working as a freelance journalist, contributing to She was also a senior facilitator for over 9 years at The OpEd Project, a nonprofit organization management company in New York. She also worked at HuffPost […]

Learmonth promoted to Vice editor in chief

Michael Learmonth was named Vice News’ new editor in chief Monday, filling a role that has been vacant since 2019. Lindsey Ellefson of The Wrap reports, “He was promoted from news director, a job he held since 2016. Prior to that, Learmonth was a managing editor at the International Business Times. “Katie Drummond, senior vice […]