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Danyel Smith

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So What Do You Do, Leonard Burnett, Co-CEO and Group Publisher of Uptown Media Group?
Resurrecting and revamping Vibe for the digital age, Uptown's CEO talks about creating vibrant online content and monetizing it.

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Joe Levy Named EIC at Billboard - Posted March 28, 2012
Joe Levy has been named the new Editor-in-Chief of Billboard magazine, accord... [Fishbowl NY]

Joe Levy Named EIC at Billboard - Posted March 28, 2012
Joe Levy has been named the new Editor-in-Chief of Billboard magazine, accord... [FishbowlNY]

New Editor-in-Chief at Billboard - Posted January 11, 2011
Danyel Smith, formerly the Editor-in-Chief at Vibe, has been named to the same position at Billboard magazine. This is actually Smith's second stint at Billboard, in 1993 she was the mag's R&B Editor. Smith's writing has also appeared in The New Yorker... [FishbowlLA]

The Root Names New Managing Editor - Posted December 2, 2009
Just over a month after former Vibe editor Danyel Smith stepped down as managing editor of TheRoot.com, the ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Root Names New Managing Editor - Posted December 2, 2009
Just over a month after former Vibe editor Danyel Smith stepped down as managing editor of TheRoot.com, the ... [FishbowlNY]

Former Vibe Editor Leaves The Root - Posted October 23, 2009
In June, Vibe magazine folded, leaving editor-in-chief Danyel Smith... [Fishbowl NY]

Former Vibe Editor Leaves The Root - Posted October 23, 2009
In June, Vibe magazine folded, leaving editor-in-chief Danyel Smith... [FishbowlNY]

Roker Spots CBS Correspondent In "Today" Crowd|Journalism Online Reveals Business Plan|Bloomberg Vies For BusinessWeek|Vibe Editor Smith Finds New Gig|Graydon Carter Avoids McKinsey Meetings - Posted September 10, 2009
TVNewser: ... [Fishbowl NY]

Roker Spots CBS Correspondent In "Today" Crowd|Journalism Online Reveals Business Plan|Bloomberg Vies For BusinessWeek|Vibe Editor Smith Finds New Gig|Graydon Carter Avoids McKinsey Meetings - Posted September 10, 2009
TVNewser: ... [FishbowlNY]

Vibe EIC to "The Root" - Posted September 9, 2009
The Root has just appointed Danyel Smith, former editor in chief of Vibe, as its executive editor. NYT has more. ... [FishbowlDC]

Vibe Media Group Launches Tabloid - Posted May 11, 2009
While most media companies are running as quickly as they can away from the print world, Vibe Media Group will embrace the medium with a print magazine covering "celebrity fashion, lifestyle, red-carpet moments, travel, and news." ... [Fishbowl NY]

Vibe Media Group Launches Tabloid - Posted May 11, 2009
While most media companies are running as quickly as they can away from the print world, Vibe Media Group will embrace the medium with a print magazine covering "celebrity fashion, lifestyle, red-carpet moments, travel, and news." ... [FishbowlNY]

Breaking: Vibe CEO Out, 8 Laid Off - Posted May 4, 2007
Coming off a tumultous summer that included a sale and subsequent layoffs, warm weather brings another shakeup at the top for Vibe. Eric Gertler, the CEO of Vibe, is out — leaving to form a digital content company. Gertler, however, will remain with Vibe until a new CEO is found. Robert Mate... [Fishbowl NY]

Breaking: Vibe CEO Out, 8 Laid Off - Posted May 4, 2007
Coming off a tumultous summer that included a sale and subsequent layoffs, warm weather brings another shakeup at the top for Vibe. Eric Gertler, the CEO of Vibe, is out — leaving to form a digital content company. Gertler, however, will remain with Vibe until a new CEO is found. Robert Mate... [FishbowlNY]

50 Cent as Publishing Enterpreneur - Posted March 20, 2007
Over the weekend, the LA Times' Chris Lee profiled Curtis Jackson, the rapper better known to his fans as 50 Cent, and his recently launched publishing venture G-Unit Books. Thanks to its high profile spokesman and writers like ... [GalleyCat]

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