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Vox Media in the News: Week of April 13th, 2015

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Welcome to the weekly roundup of notable coverage of, and announcements from, the world of Vox Media and our seven properties.

Vox Media’s creative director Chad Mumm and editorial director Lockhart Steele delivered a keynote address at the annual MIP Digital Fronts in Cannes, France discussing Vox Media’s video storytelling and programming strategies, and building the anti-MCN.

Vox.com’s editor in chief Ezra Klein and executive editor Matthew Yglesias were named amongst the top influential political journalists on Twitter, as reported by Politico.

Vox.com’s political correspondent Jon Allen appeared on several national and international news programs, including MSNBC’s The Cycle, Jose Diaz-Balart, and The Last Word; France’s TV-1; and NPR’s To The Point, to discuss Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign announcement.

Curbed announced the addition of a new national editor, Asad Syrkett.  Asad was previously an editor at Architectural Digest to lead Curbed’s coverage of design news, original home stories, long-form features, narrative columns, and architecture criticism.

Poynter announced that SB Nation has hired Elena Bergeron as a senior editor.  She was previously editor in chief of Complex Media's basketball vertical TriangleOffense.com.

Curbed discusses their geographical and editorial expansion strategy with a focus on more cities and more universal topics such as interior design, as reported by Digiday.