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How To Pitch: Ebony.com
This site, which puts black issues at the forefront, seeks stories that 'jump off the screen with original thought.'

How To Pitch: Ebony
Bring a fresh perspective to key issues in the African-American community for this monthly mag.

So What Do You Do, Amy DuBois Barnett, Editor-in-Chief of Ebony?
The 65-year-old glossy's new EIC talks rekindling Ebony's fire, publishing outside of the media capital of New York, and what it takes to have a long journalism career.

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Get Your Story Ideas Through Ebony's Ample Pitch Box - Posted November 4, 2014
Topically speaking, nothing is off-limits when it comes to pitching Ebony, one of the oldest and few remaining print publications focusing on the black community. What's more important than what you pitch is how you pitch. The editors here appreciate short queries that show freelancers know the magazine well, incl... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Get Your Story Ideas Through Ebony's Ample Pitch Box - Posted November 4, 2014
Topically speaking, nothing is off-limits when it comes to pitching Ebony, one of the oldest and few remaining print publications focusing on the black community. What's more important than what you pitch is how you pitch. The editors here appreciate short queries that show freelancers know the magazine well, incl... [FishbowlNY]

Ebony Adds Aliya King - Posted October 2, 2014
Ebony has named Aliya King its new entertainment editor. King was formerly a senior content producer for Vibe and vibe.com. King has previously worked for publications such as The Source, Upscale and Giant... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ebony Adds Aliya King - Posted October 2, 2014
Ebony has named Aliya King its new entertainment editor. King was formerly a senior content producer for Vibe and vibe.com. King has previously worked for publications such as The Source, Upscale and Giant... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Amazon, HBO Ink Deal | Net Neutrality on The Ropes | Mixed News for Gannett - Posted April 24, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Amazon, HBO Ink Deal | Net Neutrality on The Ropes | Mixed News for Gannett - Posted April 24, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Mitzi Miller Named Ebony Editor-in-Chief - Posted April 23, 2014
Johnson Publishing has named Mitzi Miller the new editor-in-chief of Ebony. Miller was most recently editor-in-chief of Jet, where she had been since 2011. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mitzi Miller Named Ebony Editor-in-Chief - Posted April 23, 2014
Johnson Publishing has named Mitzi Miller the new editor-in-chief of Ebony. Miller was most recently editor-in-chief of Jet, where she had been since 2011. ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Elliott Exits GMA | Piers Morgan Bows Out | NYT Mag Names New Editor - Posted March 31, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Elliott Exits GMA | Piers Morgan Bows Out | NYT Mag Names New Editor - Posted March 31, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Cover Battle: 2013 Cover of The Year Poll - Posted December 23, 2013
You had to know you wouldn't be escaping 2013 without one final award. As you know from FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle, we're big fans of magazine covers. Below are some of our favorites from the past year. We know you're doing the least amount of work possible before the holiday break (no,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cover Battle: 2013 Cover of The Year Poll - Posted December 23, 2013
You had to know you wouldn't be escaping 2013 without one final award. As you know from FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle, we're big fans of magazine covers. Below are some of our favorites from the past year. We know you're doing the least amount of work possible before the holiday break (no,... [FishbowlNY]

Same Size, Different Look: Jet Magazine Unveils Full Makeover - Posted July 23, 2013
We included a size reference in the headline because evidently that aspect of Jet magazine is a big deal to loyal readers. From a New York Times report b... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Same Size, Different Look: Jet Magazine Unveils Full Makeover - Posted July 23, 2013
We included a size reference in the headline because evidently that aspect of Jet magazine is a big deal to loyal readers. From a New York Times report b... [FishbowlNY]

Ebony Has The Early Favorite for Tweet of The Year - Posted February 13, 2013
Regarding Chris Dorner, Ebony tweeted the above. Well played Ebony, well played.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ebony Has The Early Favorite for Tweet of The Year - Posted February 13, 2013
Regarding Chris Dorner, Ebony tweeted the above. Well played Ebony, well played.... [FishbowlNY]

Terry Glover, Managing Editor of Ebony, Dies - Posted December 27, 2012
Terry Glover, managing editor of Ebony, died on December 24. She had been with the magazine since 2006, when she joined as a senior editor for Ebony.com. Glover was named managing editor in 2009. "Terry was the heart and soul of the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Terry Glover, Managing Editor of Ebony, Dies - Posted December 27, 2012
Terry Glover, managing editor of Ebony, died on December 24. She had been with the magazine since 2006, when she joined as a senior editor for Ebony.com. Glover was named managing editor in 2009. "Terry was the heart and soul of the ... [FishbowlNY]

Ebony.com Is 95 Percent Freelance-Written - Posted June 19, 2012
Any freelancer worth his or her salt will tell you that earning an editor's trust is half the battle. So, the best way to get your hands on a meaty feature could be to start off small with an FOB piece here, or in the case of Ebony.com, a sticky, tweetable... [FishbowlLA]

Ebony.com Wants Your Pitches - Posted June 19, 2012
Any freelancer worth his or her salt will tell you that earning an editor's trust is half the battle. So, the best way to get your hands on a meaty feature could be to start off small with an FOB piece here, or in the case of Ebony.com, a sticky, tweetable... [FishbowlLA]

Michelle Obama Graces Cover of Ebony - Posted April 5, 2012
Michelle Obama is featured on the cover of the May Ebony, and of course she looks fabulous. Inside the issue, The Huffington Post ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Michelle Obama Graces Cover of Ebony - Posted April 5, 2012
Michelle Obama is featured on the cover of the May Ebony, and of course she looks fabulous. Inside the issue, The Huffington Post ... [FishbowlNY]

Ebony Unveils New Website - Posted January 18, 2012
Today, Ebony magazine launched a new website redesigned by creative agency Code and Theory. In addition to a new look, Ebony.com has a number of new content categories including "Careers & Finance," "Love & Sex," "Entertainment & C... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ebony Unveils New Website - Posted January 18, 2012
Today, Ebony magazine launched a new website redesigned by creative agency Code and Theory. In addition to a new look, Ebony.com has a number of new content categories including "Careers & Finance," "Love & Sex," "Entertainment & C... [FishbowlNY]

Ebony Nabs Style Director from Essence - Posted November 15, 2011
Marielle Bobo has been named Ebony magazine's new Style Director. Bobo most recently worked as Senior Fashion Editor for Essence, and previously held positions ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ebony Nabs Style Director from Essence - Posted November 15, 2011
Marielle Bobo has been named Ebony magazine's new Style Director. Bobo most recently worked as Senior Fashion Editor for Essence, and previously held positions ... [FishbowlNY]

Revolving Door: Hurricane Irene Coverage, Slate, Romenesko, and More - Posted August 25, 2011
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J.P. Morgan Chase Buys 'Substantial' Stake in Ebony, Jet Publisher - Posted July 7, 2011
J.P. Morgan Chase has purchased a large stake in Johnson Publishing, the company that published Ebony and Jet. Johnson Publishing's CEO Desiree Rogers wouldn't comment on how much Chase has invested; only describing it as "substantial." Rogers ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

J.P. Morgan Chase Buys 'Substantial' Stake in Ebony, Jet Publisher - Posted July 7, 2011
J.P. Morgan Chase has purchased a large stake in Johnson Publishing, the company that published Ebony and Jet. Johnson Publishing's CEO Desiree Rogers wouldn't comment on how much Chase has invested; only describing it as "substantial." Rogers ... [FishbowlNY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted May 27, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. White House Adds New Position to Deal with Unfavorable Online Media, May 23 ... [FishbowlLA]

Every Ebony Issue from 1959 to 2008 Now Online - Posted May 20, 2011
Ad Age points out a fun way to waste away the few hours left before the weekend: Every issue of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Every Ebony Issue from 1959 to 2008 Now Online - Posted May 20, 2011
Ad Age points out a fun way to waste away the few hours left before the weekend: Every issue of ... [FishbowlNY]

Ebony Adds Darhil Crooks As Creative Director - Posted December 8, 2010
Darhil Crooks has been appointed as the new creative director of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ebony Adds Darhil Crooks As Creative Director - Posted December 8, 2010
Darhil Crooks has been appointed as the new creative director of ... [FishbowlNY]

Will Magic Johnson Buy Ebony And Jet Publisher? - Posted February 16, 2010
Rumor of the day: Magic Johnson, retired NBA superstar and mogul is in talks to buy ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Will Magic Johnson Buy Ebony And Jet Publisher? - Posted February 16, 2010
Rumor of the day: Magic Johnson, retired NBA superstar and mogul is in talks to buy ... [FishbowlNY]

JET Magazine Rolls Out Redesign - Posted February 3, 2010
The Johnson Publishing Company will not be dissuaded from putting more money into print titles. The African American-centric publisher may have had a hard time with Ebony last... [morningmedianewsfeed]

JET Magazine Rolls Out Redesign - Posted February 3, 2010
The Johnson Publishing Company will not be dissuaded from putting more money into print titles. The African American-centric publisher may have had a hard time with Ebony last... [FishbowlNY]

Ex-Time Warner CEO Regrets AOL Merger|Kelly Cutrone's Book|Clay Risen Joins NYT|Ebony's Eunice Johnson Dies|Two New Newspaper Watch Blogs - Posted January 5, 2010
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Ex-Time Warner CEO Regrets AOL Merger|Kelly Cutrone's Book|Clay Risen Joins NYT|Ebony's Eunice Johnson Dies|Two New Newspaper Watch Blogs - Posted January 5, 2010
... [FishbowlNY]

Is Ebony For Sale? - Posted September 28, 2009
Is Johnson Publishing, the owner of Ebony shopping around its flagship publication? That's the news coming out of Newswe... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Is Ebony For Sale? - Posted September 28, 2009
Is Johnson Publishing, the owner of Ebony shopping around its flagship publication? That's the news coming out of Newswe... [FishbowlNY]

ABC Report Shows Single-Copy Sales Continuing To Drop - Posted August 31, 2009
The Audit Bureau of Circulations released its important report for the first half of the year today, and the findings are not that surprising: total paid and verified circulation, single-copy sales and verified subscriptions are down overall. However, the ABC said total paid subscriptions were basically flat in the past year.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

ABC Report Shows Single-Copy Sales Continuing To Drop - Posted August 31, 2009
The Audit Bureau of Circulations released its important report for the first half of the year today, and the findings are not that surprising: total paid and verified circulation, single-copy sales and verified subscriptions are down overall. However, the ABC said total paid subscriptions were basically flat in the past year.... [FishbowlNY]

Promotions at Ebony - Posted May 1, 2009
As the magazine world continues to ponder the closing of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Promotions at Ebony - Posted May 1, 2009
As the magazine world continues to ponder the closing of ... [FishbowlNY]

Jet Promotes New Editor-in-Chief - Posted April 22, 2009
Jet, the No. 1 (also only) "Black newsweekly," promoted current managing editor Mira Lowe to editor-in-chief. Lowe joined the company in 2007 from ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jet Promotes New Editor-in-Chief - Posted April 22, 2009
Jet, the No. 1 (also only) "Black newsweekly," promoted current managing editor Mira Lowe to editor-in-chief. Lowe joined the company in 2007 from ... [FishbowlNY]

Job Title To Watch: Digital Correspondent - Posted April 7, 2009
Being a blogger forces you to be a multi-tasker. If you're good at what you do, you not only write, but edit, photograph and sometimes even act as videographer and editor, all to create an engaging blog post. So how can you parlay that into a career? Today the American... [MediaJobsDaily]

Morning Reading List 02.13.09 - Posted February 13, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Johnson Allowing Employees to Reapply For Jobs - Posted February 3, 2009
Chicago-based Johnson Publishing has struck on a novel way to deal with layoffs. Actually, come to think of it, the whole plan sounds like the premise for some sort of media-meets-Survivor reality sh... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Johnson Allowing Employees to Reapply For Jobs - Posted February 3, 2009
Chicago-based Johnson Publishing has struck on a novel way to deal with layoffs. Actually, come to think of it, the whole plan sounds like the premise for some sort of media-meets-Survivor reality sh... [FishbowlNY]

Tyra Banks Seals Deal with Warners, UnDead - Posted October 31, 2007
Tyra Banks is expanding her brand. If that doesn't send you screaming from the room, you must be a network exec. or a zombie. (See above.) She's got a deal with Warners Television to develop scripted television (as ANTM isn't written, remember?) and more reality ventures with Warner Horizon. She will also... [FishbowlLA]

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