Vice Media


Vice buys women’s media publisher Refinery29

Vice Media has acquired female-skewing digital publisher Refinery29. The latter business will report into Vice Boss and former A+E Networks exec Nancy Dubuc, who joined Vice in 2018. Dubuc said the deal demonstrated how Vice was “doubling down on the power of brand, voice and experience – things our audience puts trust in – as […]

BT brings Vice content to BT TV viewers

BT has struck a new content deal with Vice Media to bring the youth-oriented group’s TV content to BT TV customers. Vice’s lifestyle channel Vice on TV will air on BT’s platform and content will also be made available on-demand via the BT player and the BT TV app. Vice on TV, which changed its […]

Vice and Canada’s Bell Media strike content pact

Vice Media and Bell Media have paired for a ‘long-term, far-reaching’ agreement to bring Vice programming to Canadian viewers. Through the agreement, Bell Media will become the exclusive Canadian broadcast home to new original programming from Vice’s US linear network, Viceland, along with hundreds of hours of library Vice programming, all debuting on multiple Bell […]

Viceland extends Netherlands carriage via KPN and T-Mobile deals

Vice Media lifestyle channel Viceland is to become available to two million additional households in the Netherlands on July 18, following new carriage deals with leading carriers KPN and T-Mobile. Unveiling the deal, Stefan Tieleman, general manager Viceland and VICE Studios, Benelux said: “Just a little over a year after our launch, these deals demonstrate our […]

Vice Media opens India offices

Vice Media has opened its first offices in India, the nation set to become “the youngest country in the world” by 2020. New offices in Mumbai and Delhi will host full-scale Vice operations, including a local offering of Virtue Worldwide, Vice’s in-house creative agency, and a full-service content production studio, Vice Studio, producing local news, […]

Vice confirms Dubuc will replace Smith as CEO

Vice Media’s CEO Shane Smith has confirmed A+E Networks’ Nancy Dubuc will succeed him at youth-skewed media brand, calling them a “modern day Bonnie and Clyde” partnership. Smith (pictured right) is to transition to executive chairman when Dubuc (below left) takes up her new role as CEO after leaving cable channels group A+E in April. […]

Dubuc ‘set for Vice’ after A+E exit

Nancy Dubuc is leaving her post as president and CEO of A+E Networks and is set to replace Shane Smith as chief executive of Vice Media. A+E’s chairman emeritus and former CEO, Abbe Raven, will return as acting chair while a replacement is found, with Dubuc (pictured right) leaving her post on April 16. It […]

Vice president on leave after allegations

Vice Media president Andrew Creighton has been placed on leave as the youth-skewed entertainment and news brand investigates allegations over his behaviour. Vice’s chief digital officer, Mike Germano, has also been put on leave while separate claims over his actions are explored, according to a memo from CFO and COO Sarah Broderick seen by TBI. […]

Vice opens Asia Pac HQ with Simon as CEO

Youth-focused Vice Media has is opening as Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, with global general manager Hosi Simon leading the operation. Vice Asia Pacific will comprise the Singapore HQ, plus offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland and Jakarta. Additionally new offices are opening in Mumbai and Delhi. Simon (pictured) has been named CEO of […]

Sniderman joins Blue Ant from Vice’s Pulse

Blue Ant Media has added to its senior management team by bringing in Sam Sniderman from Vice Media-owned Pulse Films. Sniderman has been named global head of commercial affairs at the Toronto-based broadcast, production and distribution company. His hire comes soon after Blue Ant acquired David Haslingden’s Racat Group. He was previously global COO and […]

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