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How To Pitch: xoJane.com
Jane Pratt's online venture is looking for 'strong voices, strong personalities and strong opinions.'

So What Do You Do, Jane Pratt, Editor-in-Chief of xojane.com?
The Jane and Sassy founder talks media myths, putting a writer in rehab and what the print industry could learn from blogs.

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Spotted around the media universe

XoJane.com Wants Writers To Get Personal - Posted September 25, 2013
XoJane.com, the brainchild of Jane Pratt (former founding editor of Sassy and Jane) is an incredibly successful women's website that garners 2 million monthly visitors. The site's success stems from many things -- the name recognition of i... [TVSpy]

XoJane.com Wants Writers To Get Personal - Posted September 25, 2013
XoJane.com, the brainchild of Jane Pratt (former founding editor of Sassy and Jane) is an incredibly successful women's website that garners 2 million monthly visitors. The site's success stems from many things -- the name recognition of i... [10,000 Words]

PTSD Connected to Modeling - Posted September 3, 2013
In an essay for New York's The Cut, Jennifer Sky writes that she developed Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

PTSD Connected to Modeling - Posted September 3, 2013
In an essay for New York's The Cut, Jennifer Sky writes that she developed Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from ... [FishbowlNY]

Eminent EICs Offer Advice to Aspiring Media Pros - Posted June 12, 2013
Previously, we gathered some of the highlights of last night's "Media Talk" panel at NYU. Here, we'll bring you advice from all the panelists: ... [10,000 Words]

How to Keep the Comments Section Productive - Posted June 12, 2013
(L to R) David Carr of The New York Times, James Bennet of The Atlantic, Joanna Coles of Cosmopolitan, Chris Hughes of The New Republic, Jane Pratt of xojane.com Last night, eminent editors-in-chief gathered for a discussion at NYU's annual "Media Talk" panel. The event was moderated by... [10,000 Words]

What You Can Learn From Profitable New Media Companies - Posted May 28, 2013
It ain't easy being in the media business these days, or so they say. There are in fact lots of people allegedly, or actually, raking in digital dollars, according to this ... [10,000 Words]

Cat Marnell Gets $500K for Memoir - Posted April 1, 2013
Cat Marnell, who quit her job at xojane.com in June of last year to do more drugs... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cat Marnell Gets $500K for Memoir - Posted April 1, 2013
Cat Marnell, who quit her job at xojane.com in June of last year to do more drugs... [FishbowlNY]

Jane Pratt to Magazine Editors: Kill the 'Magazine Speak' - Posted March 27, 2013
After founding Sassy and Jane, Jane Pratt launched ... [TVSpy]

Jane Pratt to Magazine Editors: Kill the 'Magazine Speak' - Posted March 27, 2013
After founding Sassy and Jane, Jane Pratt launched ... [10,000 Words]

Jane Pratt: 'I was definitely doing everything I could to get Cat Marnell into rehab' - Posted March 27, 2013
You remember Cat Marnell, right? The xojane.com blogger who famously infused her writing of lipsticks and beauty balms with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jane Pratt: 'I was definitely doing everything I could to get Cat Marnell into rehab' - Posted March 27, 2013
You remember Cat Marnell, right? The xojane.com blogger who famously infused her writing of lipsticks and beauty balms with ... [FishbowlNY]

Jane Pratt to Magazine Editors: Kill the 'Magazine Speak' - Posted March 27, 2013
After founding Sassy and Jane, Jane Pratt launched ... [FishbowlLA]

The New York Observer Lists 50 Media Power Bachelorettes - Posted August 16, 2011
Yesterday the New York Observer listed 50 media power bachelors, so it's only right that the women get the treatment too. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The New York Observer Lists 50 Media Power Bachelorettes - Posted August 16, 2011
Yesterday the New York Observer listed 50 media power bachelors, so it's only right that the women get the treatment too. ... [FishbowlNY]

Courteney Cox Is the New 'Home Editor' of Jane Pratt's Website - Posted July 11, 2011
Curbed is reporting that Courteney Cox has been named the new "Home Editor" of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Courteney Cox Is the New 'Home Editor' of Jane Pratt's Website - Posted July 11, 2011
Curbed is reporting that Courteney Cox has been named the new "Home Editor" of ... [FishbowlNY]

Senior Style Editor Anya Strzemien Leaves Huffington Post for Jane Pratt's Website - Posted May 25, 2011
Jane Pratt's new website, the adorably name xoJane.com, might have gotten off to a rocky star... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Senior Style Editor Anya Strzemien Leaves Huffington Post for Jane Pratt's Website - Posted May 25, 2011
Jane Pratt's new website, the adorably name xoJane.com, might have gotten off to a rocky star... [FishbowlNY]

Does Adweek Have a Problem with Female Editors? - Posted May 24, 2011
When Adweek came out with yet another article on how Tina Brown is difficult to work for, in ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Does Adweek Have a Problem with Female Editors? - Posted May 24, 2011
When Adweek came out with yet another article on how Tina Brown is difficult to work for, in ... [FishbowlNY]

Jane Pratt's New Website To Launch Next Week - Posted May 9, 2011
Jane Pratt, ex-editor-in-chief of Sassy, the magazine bible of disaffected teenage girls for a brief stint in the 1990s, is lau... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jane Pratt's New Website To Launch Next Week - Posted May 9, 2011
Jane Pratt, ex-editor-in-chief of Sassy, the magazine bible of disaffected teenage girls for a brief stint in the 1990s, is lau... [FishbowlNY]

Sassy Magazine Creator & The Style Rookie Team Up For New Teenage Rag - Posted November 16, 2010
Here's a reason to get excited: two of the most compelling voices in women's media are teaming up to create a magazine for teenage girls. Tavi Gevinson, the 14-year-old fashion blogger, is ... [FishbowlLA]

Jane and Tavi Teaming Up for New Teen Mag - Posted November 16, 2010
[caption id="attachment_9103" align="alignleft" width="268" caption="The November 1992 cover of 'Sassy'"][/caption] Jane Pratt, known for the bygone magazines Jane ... [PRNewser]

Jane Pratt And Blogger Tavi Gevinson To Launch A New Magazine - Posted November 15, 2010
Very exciting news for those who remember the golden years of Sassy and Jane (or who loved Jane until actually interning for the magazine in college): The magazines' founder, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jane Pratt And Blogger Tavi Gevinson To Launch A New Magazine - Posted November 15, 2010
Very exciting news for those who remember the golden years of Sassy and Jane (or who loved Jane until actually interning for the magazine in college): The magazines' founder, ... [FishbowlNY]

Joanne Lipman: A New Prototype of Feminism in Journalism? - Posted October 26, 2009
One year ago, Portfolio was on its last legs. After the market saw the biggest plummet in decades, the cover of the business magazine ha... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Joanne Lipman: A New Prototype of Feminism in Journalism? - Posted October 26, 2009
One year ago, Portfolio was on its last legs. After the market saw the biggest plummet in decades, the cover of the business magazine ha... [FishbowlNY]

Atoosa Buys JanePratt.com, JanePratt.org - Posted July 23, 2007
When Jane folded earlier this month, there was one person we forgot to check in with: Atoosa. Not to worry: Atoosa checked in with Atoosa on Jane for her Forbes.com column, purring about how Jane Pratt and her eponymous ma... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Atoosa Buys JanePratt.com, JanePratt.org - Posted July 23, 2007
When Jane folded earlier this month, there was one person we forgot to check in with: Atoosa. Not to worry: Atoosa checked in with Atoosa on Jane for her Forbes.com column, purring about how Jane Pratt and her eponymous ma... [FishbowlNY]

Jane Folds - Posted July 9, 2007
We hear the same thing Radar is hearing: Conde Nast is folding Jane magazine. Staffers were informed this morning, according to multiple sources. E-mails to editor Brandon Holley [left] hav... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jane Folds - Posted July 9, 2007
We hear the same thing Radar is hearing: Conde Nast is folding Jane magazine. Staffers were informed this morning, according to multiple sources. E-mails to editor Brandon Holley [left] hav... [FishbowlNY]

How Sassy Book Authors Conducted Research - Posted March 30, 2007
Marisa Meltzer and Kara Jesella, the duo behind How Sassy Changed My Life, spent two years writing their ode to the late, great teen glossy that spawned the careers of editors-cum-personalities Jane Pratt (Jane), Christina Kelly (ElleGirl) and Ki... [morningmedianewsfeed]

How Sassy Book Authors Conducted Research - Posted March 30, 2007
Marisa Meltzer and Kara Jesella, the duo behind How Sassy Changed My Life, spent two years writing their ode to the late, great teen glossy that spawned the careers of editors-cum-personalities Jane Pratt (Jane), Christina Kelly (ElleGirl) and Ki... [FishbowlNY]

Jane Says: 'I'm Not Allowed To Say' Anything About Gwen Stefani - Posted March 27, 2007
From this week's Time Out New York: TONY: That is so Jane. Do you miss print? Jane Pratt: No, but I can't talk about it. TONY: Because you're starting a new magazine with Gwen Stefani? Pratt: I'm not allowed to say! You can speculate if you want. I feel like I ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jane Says: 'I'm Not Allowed To Say' Anything About Gwen Stefani - Posted March 27, 2007
From this week's Time Out New York: TONY: That is so Jane. Do you miss print? Jane Pratt: No, but I can't talk about it. TONY: Because you're starting a new magazine with Gwen Stefani? Pratt: I'm not allowed to say! You can speculate if you want. I feel like I ... [FishbowlNY]

Time's Redesign | Jane's Book | Eichenwald's Defense | Ann Coulter's Tipping Point | Dem's Fox Fallout | Village's Outsider - Posted March 12, 2007
Time: Redesign coming Friday. [NYP] Times Eichenwald: Says he didn't act unethically in $2,00... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Time's Redesign | Jane's Book | Eichenwald's Defense | Ann Coulter's Tipping Point | Dem's Fox Fallout | Village's Outsider - Posted March 12, 2007
Time: Redesign coming Friday. [NYP] Times Eichenwald: Says he didn't act unethically in $2,00... [FishbowlNY]

We'd Watch Love to Watch Dirt, but We Just Washed Our Hair - Posted January 2, 2007
The year's barely begun and yet the ick is already flowing. In Robin Abcarian's piece on Dirt in the LA Times, she confides that show creator Matthew Carnahan calls Helen Hunt his "baby mama... [FishbowlLA]

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