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Vox Media in the News: Week of December 21, 2015

Vox Media released the year in review; SB Nation hosted first-ever Piesman Trophy ceremony; Two podcasts made iTunes Best of 2015.

Vox Media released the 2015 year in review: a collection of highlights and favorite moments from The Verge, Vox.com, Eater, SB Nation, Polygon, Racked, Curbed, Re/code, the brand marketing division Vox Creative, and the technology and design backbone, Vox Product.

SB Nation announced the winner of the inaugural Piesman Trophy: Southeastern Louisiana's Ashton Henderson. At a ceremony in New York City, they celebrated the college lineman who made an awesome, un-lineman play this season and delighted fans everywhere. NBC Sports agreed: "What better dessert this time of year than a slice of pie. The folks at SB Nation have just what college football's award season needed by introducing The Piesman Trophy."

Longreads named the best of 2015 in a series that includes The Verge in Best Business & Tech; picks from SB Nation's longform editor Glenn Stout in Best Sports Writing; and features from SB Nation and Eater in No. 1 Story Picks this Year.

Polygon's Minimap and The Verge's What's Tech made the list of the iTunes Best Podcasts of 2015.

Emily Yoshida, entertainment editor for The Verge, joined MSNBC's Thomas Roberts and Jose Diaz-Balart to discuss Star Wars.

TechCrunch featured Vox Creative's strategic use of Cinematique to sell the new Tag Heuer smart watch.