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How To Pitch: Vibe
Get familiar with this mag's Vibe before pitching profiles of emerging personalities in the music scene and beyond.

So What Do You Do, Jermaine Hall, Editor-in-Chief of Vibe?
The print vet tells how he turned around the ailing music pub and gives advice to aspiring editors-in-chief.

So What Do You Do, Lola Ogunnaike, Freelance Journalist and TV Personality?
The writer behind more than two dozen cover stories recalls her rise to the top and explains why breaking the rules brought TV success.

So What Do You Do, Emil Wilbekin, Managing Editor of Essence.com?
A print veteran in fashion and entertainment, Emil Wilbekin now has his sights set on transforming a new domain -- Essence.com

So What Do You Do, Datwon Thomas, Editor and COO of Global Grind, Inc.?
Best known for breaking ground with King, Datwon Thomas discusses his new dual role at GlobalGrind and reveals what hip-hop and media have in common.

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.

6 Tips for Landing Repeat Writing Assignments
Seasoned editors advise freelancers on the best ways to keep the assignments coming.

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Culture and Political News -- With a Hardcover - Posted May 15, 2014
Danyel Wilson and Elliot Smith think, like most of us, that journalism as it's practiced today needs fixing. So they're focusing on the "soul" of our beloved craft and launching a magazine, in the form of a book. Yes, you read that correctly. If you want to see it to believe it,... [10,000 Words]

SpinMedia to Cut Workforce by 15 Percent - Posted October 25, 2013
SpinMedia, owner of Vibe and Spin, is planning to cut 15 percent of its workforce, resulting in about 30 staffers losing their jobs. The New York Post reports that the company will also drop some of its smaller... [Fishbowl NY]

SpinMedia to Cut Workforce by 15 Percent - Posted October 25, 2013
SpinMedia, owner of Vibe and Spin, is planning to cut 15 percent of its workforce, resulting in about 30 staffers losing their jobs. The New York Post reports that the company will also drop some of its smaller... [FishbowlNY]

SpinMedia Resurrects Vibe, Will Print Four Issues Per Year - Posted September 17, 2013
It appears Vibe in print isn't dead after all. SpinMedia, which bought Vibe in April and then promptly announced that it would fold the magazine, has ... [Fishbowl NY]

SpinMedia Resurrects Vibe, Will Print Four Issues Per Year - Posted September 17, 2013
It appears Vibe in print isn't dead after all. SpinMedia, which bought Vibe in April and then promptly announced that it would fold the magazine, has ... [FishbowlNY]

Vibe Vixen Is Wide Open to New Writers - Posted July 23, 2013
One of the few magazines that have authentically represented the interests and lifestyles of black and brown women, the now-digital Vibe Vixen speaks to the legions of book-and-street smart 20- and 30-somethings. With a big digital revamp looking at a fall 2013 debut, the pub needs good writ... [Fishbowl NY]

Vibe Vixen Is Wide Open to New Writers - Posted July 23, 2013
One of the few magazines that have authentically represented the interests and lifestyles of black and brown women, the now-digital Vibe Vixen speaks to the legions of book-and-street smart 20- and 30-somethings. With a big digital revamp looking at a fall 2013 debut, the pub needs good writ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: SpinMedia Buys Vibe | Betaworks Buys Instapaper | Mercury News Layoffs - Posted April 28, 2013
Editor's Note: Due to a technical error, Morning Media Newsfeed was not sent this morning. The problem has now been fixed, and the newsletter will return to its normal schedule on Monday. [emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] ... [10,000 Words]

Morning Media Newsfeed: SpinMedia Buys Vibe | Betaworks Buys Instapaper | Mercury News Layoffs - Posted April 27, 2013
Editor's Note: Due to a technical error, Morning Media Newsfeed was not sent this morning. The problem has now been fixed, and the newsletter will return to its normal schedule on Monday. [emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Media Newsfeed: SpinMedia Buys Vibe | Betaworks Buys Instapaper | Mercury News Layoffs - Posted April 26, 2013
Editor's Note: Due to a technical error, Morning Media Newsfeed was not sent this morning. The problem has now been fixed, and the newsletter will return to its normal schedule on Monday. [emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: SpinMedia Buys Vibe | Betaworks Buys Instapaper | Mercury News Layoffs - Posted April 26, 2013
Editor's Note: Due to a technical error, Morning Media Newsfeed was not sent this morning. The problem has now been fixed, and the newsletter will return to its normal schedule on Monday. [emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: SpinMedia Buys Vibe | Betaworks Buys Instapaper | Mercury News Layoffs - Posted April 26, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlLA]

SpinMedia, Which Bought and Folded Spin, Just Bought and Folded Vibe - Posted April 25, 2013
Make that two. SpinMedia (formerly known as Buzz Media) has now bought two iconic music publications and quickly folded their print editions. The company announced today that it had purchased Vibe, and as part of the deal, the magazine would cease to e... [Fishbowl NY]

SpinMedia, Which Bought and Folded Spin, Just Bought and Folded Vibe - Posted April 25, 2013
Make that two. SpinMedia (formerly known as Buzz Media) has now bought two iconic music publications and quickly folded their print editions. The company announced today that it had purchased Vibe, and as part of the deal, the magazine would cease to e... [FishbowlNY]

Vibe's Jermaine Hall: 'Being editor-in-chief is a lot of schmoozing' - Posted March 20, 2013
In the same year that music mags Blender and Giant folded, Vibe shuttered, as well. But, luckily for the iconic mag, it was snapped up by a private equity firm, and editor... [TVSpy]

Vibe's Jermaine Hall: 'Being editor-in-chief is a lot of schmoozing' - Posted March 20, 2013
In the same year that music mags Blender and Giant folded, Vibe shuttered, as well. But, luckily for the iconic mag, it was snapped up by a private equity firm, and editor... [10,000 Words]

Vibe's Jermaine Hall on What It Really Takes to Be EIC - Posted March 20, 2013
In the same year that music mags Blender and Giant folded, Vibe shuttered, as well. But, luckily for the iconic mag, it was snapped up by a private equity firm, and editor... [FishbowlDC]

Vibe's Jermaine Hall on What It Really Takes to Be EIC - Posted March 20, 2013
In the same year that music mags Blender and Giant folded, Vibe shuttered, as well. But, luckily for the iconic mag, it was snapped up by a private equity firm, and editor... [Fishbowl NY]

Vibe's Jermaine Hall on What It Really Takes to Be EIC - Posted March 20, 2013
In the same year that music mags Blender and Giant folded, Vibe shuttered, as well. But, luckily for the iconic mag, it was snapped up by a private equity firm, and editor... [FishbowlNY]

Vibe’s Jermaine Hall on What It Really Takes to Be EIC - Posted March 20, 2013
In the same year that music mags Blender and Giant folded, Vibe shuttered, as well. But, luckily for the iconic mag, it was snapped up by a private equity firm, and editor... [FishbowlLA]

Spin the Agencies of Record - Posted March 14, 2013
Fast sex, like fast food, is cheap, but it doesn't nourish the body - or the soul. - Suzanne Fields Burger King has selected Alison Brod PR, an indie lifestyle shop, as its Agency of Record. Alison Brod will help Burger King implement ambitious steps to mar... [AgencySpy]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted March 1, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. 1. Cover Battle: Cosmopolitan or Vibe, February 21 2.... [FishbowlLA]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted March 1, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. 1. Cover Battle: Cosmopolitan or Vibe, February 21 2.... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted March 1, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. 1. Cover Battle: Cosmopolitan or Vibe, February 21 2.... [FishbowlNY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted February 22, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. 1. Source: Anchor Rob Morrison 'Lied to the Station' About Injured Face; May Be Fired From WCB... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted February 22, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. 1. Source: Anchor Rob Morrison 'Lied to the Station' About Injured Face; May Be Fired From WCB... [FishbowlNY]

Cover Battle: Cosmopolitan or Vibe - Posted February 21, 2013
Welcome back to FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. Today we have Cosmopolitan versus Vibe. Cosmo went with a photo of Miley Cyrus flashing enough sideboob (inner sideboob?) to make The Huffington Post's celeb writers jump for joy. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Cover Battle: Cosmopolitan or Vibe - Posted February 21, 2013
Welcome back to FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. Today we have Cosmopolitan versus Vibe. Cosmo went with a photo of Miley Cyrus flashing enough sideboob (inner sideboob?) to make The Huffington Post's celeb writers jump for joy. ... [FishbowlNY]

How to Write for Vibe - Posted October 3, 2012
Although Vibe's tagline is "redefining hip-hop," there are many ways freelancers can score a byline. Obviously, there's the music beat, where a pitch on up-and-coming acts or industry trends will woo the editors. "It should be something specific or niche, not the obvious choice," said deputy editor ... [Fishbowl NY]

How to Write for Vibe - Posted October 3, 2012
Although Vibe's tagline is "redefining hip-hop," there are many ways freelancers can score a byline. Obviously, there's the music beat, where a pitch on up-and-coming acts or industry trends will woo the editors. "It should be something specific or niche, not the obvious choice," said deputy editor ... [FishbowlNY]

Cover Hollywood for Vibe - Posted October 3, 2012
Do you cover the music beat? How about Hollywood? Or maybe you like tackling societal issues? Despite its tagline of "redefining hip-hop," all these areas are ripe for pitches at Vibe. If you've got your finger on the pulse of Hollywood, there's a section of this mag that regularly highlights actors... [FishbowlLA]

AOL Partners with Vibe - Posted September 27, 2012
AOL has partnered with Vibe to manage the back-end of the magazine's video content and syndicate its videos. The Wrap reports that AOL On Network, AOL's video division, will handle the ... [Fishbowl NY]

AOL Partners with Vibe - Posted September 27, 2012
AOL has partnered with Vibe to manage the back-end of the magazine's video content and syndicate its videos. The Wrap reports that AOL On Network, AOL's video division, will handle the ... [FishbowlNY]

More Secure, Anonymous "Twitter Alternative" Being Used By Protesters - Posted October 3, 2011
There's a new social network on the block that touts itself as being more secure, private, and anonymous than Twitter - something that the protesters at #OccupyWallstreet are embracing with open arms. While Twitter has been highlighted in the media as a tool of revolutions and p... [AllTwitter]

'Vibe' Isn't Just For Music Stories - Posted September 14, 2011
Vibe is right up there with Blender, Billboard, and Rolling Stone as far as music mags in the industry go. However, its editorial variety sets it apart. Although Vibe's tagline is "redefi... [PRNewser]

Magic Johnson, Ron Burkle Invest in Vibe - Posted February 9, 2011
Magic Johnson and Ron Burkle have invested in Vibe Holdings, the parent of Vibe magazine and the Soul Train TV show. As part of the eight figure deal, Johnson will now be chairman of Vibe Holdings. By investing in Vibe... [Fishbowl NY]

Magic Johnson, Ron Burkle Invest in Vibe - Posted February 9, 2011
Magic Johnson and Ron Burkle have invested in Vibe Holdings, the parent of Vibe magazine and the Soul Train TV show. As part of the eight figure deal, Johnson will now be chairman of Vibe Holdings. By investing in Vibe... [FishbowlNY]

Vibe Magazine Launches Vibe Guides - Posted January 13, 2011
Vibe has launched a new iPhone app called Vibe Guides. The tool provides users with editorial reviews of places like salons, restaurants, nigh... [Fishbowl NY]

Vibe Magazine Launches Vibe Guides - Posted January 13, 2011
Vibe has launched a new iPhone app called Vibe Guides. The tool provides users with editorial reviews of places like salons, restaurants, nigh... [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]

Exclusive: Complex Media Unveils New Website - Posted December 13, 2010
Complex Media, which incorporates Complex magazine and Complex.com, is a top destination for twenty-something professional men. Last fall the company announced a few important hires. Recently, FishbowlNY sat down with CEO Rich... [Fishbowl NY]

Exclusive: Complex Media Unveils New Website - Posted December 13, 2010
Complex Media, which incorporates Complex magazine and Complex.com, is a top destination for twenty-something professional men. Last fall the company announced a few important hires. Recently, FishbowlNY sat down with CEO Rich... [FishbowlNY]

XXL Publisher Tries Chances With Lifestyle Mag, Juicy - Posted January 26, 2010
If the recent boost in ad sales for women's magazines wasn't enough of a sign that print is making a recovery, then how about the news of ... [Fishbowl NY]

XXL Publisher Tries Chances With Lifestyle Mag, Juicy - Posted January 26, 2010
If the recent boost in ad sales for women's magazines wasn't enough of a sign that print is making a recovery, then how about the news of ... [FishbowlNY]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: A Timeline Of Magazine Closings - Posted December 23, 2009
It's been a tough year for the publishing industry, and magazines in particular have had it rough. Every major publisher has had to shutter at least one of its titles, and some of our favorite glossies have gone to that great magazine rack in the sky. While it would take forever to... [Fishbowl NY]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: A Timeline Of Magazine Closings - Posted December 23, 2009
It's been a tough year for the publishing industry, and magazines in particular have had it rough. Every major publisher has had to shutter at least one of its titles, and some of our favorite glossies have gone to that great magazine rack in the sky. While it would take forever to... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Time Editor Tyrangiel To Lead Bloomberg's BusinessWeek - Posted November 17, 2009
This morning, Bloomberg LP named Time magazine's deputy managing editor Josh Tyrangiel as the next editor... [Fishbowl NY]

Time Editor Tyrangiel To Lead Bloomberg's BusinessWeek - Posted November 17, 2009
This morning, Bloomberg LP named Time magazine's deputy managing editor Josh Tyrangiel as the next editor... [FishbowlNY]

Vibe's New Owner: Revamped Mag Will Have Greater Online Focus, Broader Scope - Posted November 4, 2009
The latest incarnation of revived hip-hop magazine Vibe may be debuting with a controversial cover model, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Vibe's New Owner: Revamped Mag Will Have Greater Online Focus, Broader Scope - Posted November 4, 2009
The latest incarnation of revived hip-hop magazine Vibe may be debuting with a controversial cover model, ... [FishbowlNY]

Vibe Relaunches With Maybe Not The Best Cover Celebrity - Posted November 3, 2009
When Vibe magazine shuttered back in June, there was little hope that the publication would be revived, considering the state of the magazine industry. But revived it was, acquired by a trio that included equity firm InterMedia Partners, Uptown ... [Fishbowl NY]

Vibe Relaunches With Maybe Not The Best Cover Celebrity - Posted November 3, 2009
When Vibe magazine shuttered back in June, there was little hope that the publication would be revived, considering the state of the magazine industry. But revived it was, acquired by a trio that included equity firm InterMedia Partners, Uptown ... [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]

New Vibe Names New Editor-in-Chief - Posted August 25, 2009
It's been two months since news of Vibe's closure broke, and the hip-hop magazine has been acquired by a new owner and is gearing up for the relaunch of the publication and its Web site, Vibe.com. Today, the... [Fishbowl NY]

New Vibe Names New Editor-in-Chief - Posted August 25, 2009
It's been two months since news of Vibe's closure broke, and the hip-hop magazine has been acquired by a new owner and is gearing up for the relaunch of the publication and its Web site, Vibe.com. Today, the... [FishbowlNY]

Thomas Pynchon Outed As Book Trailer Narrator|New Life For Vibe|Ben Stein Talks About Dismissal|Some Mags Are Doing Better In '09|Can Restaurant Critics Remain Anonymous? - Posted August 11, 2009
GalleyCat: Reclusive author ... [Fishbowl NY]

Thomas Pynchon Outed As Book Trailer Narrator|New Life For Vibe|Ben Stein Talks About Dismissal|Some Mags Are Doing Better In '09|Can Restaurant Critics Remain Anonymous? - Posted August 11, 2009
GalleyCat: Reclusive author ... [FishbowlNY]

Another Magazine Death: Vibe Reportedly Closing - Posted June 30, 2009
Jeff Bercovici at AOL's DailyFinance is reporting that music magazine Vibe is ceasing publication. Just last month, the... [Fishbowl NY]

Another Magazine Death: Vibe Reportedly Closing - Posted June 30, 2009
Jeff Bercovici at AOL's DailyFinance is reporting that music magazine Vibe is ceasing publication. Just last month, the... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Vibe Launches New Digital Platforms - Posted March 24, 2009
Vibe, which has been struggling of late to find innovative ways to deal with the financial crisis, is launching two new digital platforms. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Vibe Launches New Digital Platforms - Posted March 24, 2009
Vibe, which has been struggling of late to find innovative ways to deal with the financial crisis, is launching two new digital platforms. ... [FishbowlNY]

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