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News from Vox Media: Week of August 7

Digiday got the agency view on Vox Media; Lindsay Nelson was honored at Ad Age’s Women to Watch luncheon; Vox Product joined the #ILookLikeAnEngineer campaign.

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

Digiday interviewed agency executives for another perspective on Vox Media. "If you're looking for doubters, don't look among the ad-buying community, which sees in Vox truly premium content, reach with millennials and a state-of-the-art publishing platform. ‘The modern-day Condé Nast,' said Gian LaVecchia, managing partner, digital content strategy at MEC."

Vox Product joined the #ILookLikeAnEngineer campaign to challenge stereotypes in the industry. Alisha Ramos, Front-End Designer, built an image generator to help spread the word and discussed her work with Today Show.

The Advertising Women of New York and Advertising Age honored Lindsay Nelson, Vox Media's Global Head of Brand Strategy, and the 2015 Women to Watch at a luncheon in New York City.

The Verge's Sam Sheffer discussed his experience riding the Lexus hoverboard at a skatepark in Spain with TMZ Live. His review of the hoverboard was also picked up by AOL, Newsweek International, Business Insider, The Daily Mail, and Yahoo Autos, among many other publications.

Curbed launched 21 First Drafts, a month-long series exploring the early work of 21 architectural icons, examining their notable careers through the lens of their debut projects.

The Verge's Ben Popper profiled Major League Baseball Advanced Media (BAM) in The changeup: How baseball's tech team built the future of television, and was interviewed about the company's future on APM's Marketplace.