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Vox Media in the News: Week of June 15

Vox Entertainment hires head of development, Vox Media prepares for Cannes Lions, SB Nation’s Royals Review editor talks to NPR, and more.

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

Vox Entertainment announced that Erica Winograd will join the division as head of development, reports the Hollywood Reporter. Winograd will oversee development of new digital series, the expansion of existing series and the creation of video content across Vox's portfolio. Poynter, among others, covered the news.

Ad Age reported on Vox Media's plans for Cannes Lions, which includes celebrating the recent acquisition of Re/code, and highlights Eater's special edition Heat Map of the hottest places to eat in Cannes.

SB Nation's Royals Review site editor Max Rieper talked to NPR's Morning Edition Thursday to explain why Kansas City players are leading in the online voting for almost every single starting position in the All-Star Game.

Vox Media's VP of global marketing Jonathan Hunt shared six key metrics for measuring the effectiveness of video content with Ad Age.

The Washington Post talked to Re/code's Kara Swisher about the acquisition and digital-news sites.

Vox.com's chief political correspondent Jonathan Allen joined DC lawmakers in the Shakespeare Theatre Company's annual "Will on the Hill" performance fundraiser, which was covered by The Hill. Allen's appearances this week also include CNN's Reliable Sources and MSNBC's Live with Thomas Roberts.