Vice senior staff writer Love goes freelance

Shayla Love, a senior staff writer at Vice, has left after five years to go freelance. Love’s tweet reads: “I will be freelancing again, so starting in October I’ll be open for assignments. I’m going to continue to write idea-driven, nuanced features about science, health, history, philosophy, culture and, yes, psychedelics. “I’d love to hear […]

openDemocracy hires Lott-Lavigna as news and politics reporter

The outlet openDemocracy has appointed Ruby Lott-Lavigna as a news and politics reporter. Lott-Lavigna was a senior staff writer at Vice, which she joined in 2017 as a staff writer. She worked freelance for The New Statesman and Guardian News & Media. She interned at Wired and Mumsnet. Lott-Lavigna graduated from the University of Leeds. […]

Lowenstein leaves Vice for the NY Times

The New York Times has hired Kate Lowenstein as Well’s deputy editor effective Aug. 8. Lowenstein joins from Vice, where she worked for more than six years, recently as global editor in chief. There, she created and launched Tonic, Vice’s health and science channel, which won various awards. She served as health director at Prevention […]

NY Times taps Brody and Josephs on the Flex desk

The following excerpt was sent out from editor of The New York Times Flexible editing desk Pete Blair: Rachel Brody joins the Times with more than eight years of news and opinion editing experience. Most recently she was a senior editor for The Appeal, a nonprofit news outlet focused on the criminal legal system. Previously, […]

Leaf Group taps Lowenstein to lead health and wellness websites

Leaf Group, which was acquired by Graham Holdings, owner of The Washington Post and Newsweek, has appointed Kate Lowenstein to oversee its health and wellness websites, Well+Good and LIVESTRONG.com. Recently, Lowenstein served as global editor-in-chief at Vice. Before that, she held the posts of editor-in-chief and editorial director, news and issues. She was founding editor-in-chief […]

Vice hires Cheung as staff writer

Rachel Cheung has joined Vice as a staff writer covering the Greater China region, including Hong Kong and Taiwan. Cheung previously freelanced, covering culture, society and politics in Hong Kong. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Nation, Quartz, Nikkei Asian Review, Columbia Journalism Review, Al Jazeera English, The […]

Vice is looking for writers

I think we could all use a bit of queer joy right now, and I’m so excited to bring it. I want all of you to pitch me stories that are hopeful, positive, uplifting, and even just silly fun! ABOUT THE COMPANY VICE is a global media channel focusing on investigative journalism about everything from […]

Vox makes two news hires

Vox has hired Marin Cogan as senior correspondent, writing feature stories and narrative longform on a wide range of subjects, and Rachel Wilkerson Miller will be editing a yet-to-be-named new section focused on how to help people live better lives. Cogan begins on Dec. 13 and Miller on Nov. 15. Cogan has been a contributing […]

Vice health care reporter Smothers departs for grad school

Hannah Smothers, a senior staff writer at Vice covering health and health care, is leaving to pursue an MFA in fiction at Texas State University. Smothers plans to freelance during her time at grad school. Previously, she has worked at Cosmopolitan Magazine, Fusion and Texas Monthly. She has also freelanced for Daily Dot and New […]

Rex joins Vice as associate social editor

Vice U.K. has hired Illustrator, journalist and social media specialist Hatti Rex as an associate social editor. Rex also works freelance, contributing to Vice, i-D, Dazed, Refinery 29, Wonderland, Man About Town, Rollacoaster, The Fall, Sister Zine and Femme Zine among others. She was also a social media editor at Polyester Zine Limited. She has […]