How can Vice, a 23 year old company, compete with, The New York Times a 166 year old company?
They call themselves the “fastest growing #1 Youth Media Company in the world” and reach over 135 million people every month globally. Compare that to The New York Times 89 million unique visits per month and you can see who is experiencing explosive growth.
Vice offers stories you cannot get elsewhere and also provides a different perspective.
While the NY Times was founded in 1851. Vice’s 23 short years has seen the company well outpace the NY Times in distribution as well as value. The NY Times has been valued at $1.8 Billion as compared to Vice’s $4 Billion.
Vice started in 1994 as a free punk magazine named the Voice of Montreal and has transformed into a multimedia company with both printed and video storytelling.
Vice is different. The company includes a record label, TV Network, marketing agency, clothing line, and film production company, with operations in more than 35 countries. Licensing of original TV content to domestic and international networks has reportedly helped the company increase its profit margins dramatically.
In February of 2016 Vice launched a cable channel in partnership with the A&E Network and has had a series on HBO since 2013.
Vice has won Emmy awards for their TV documentaries, has an ongoing series on HBO and regularly produces a wide variety of eye opening documentaries including one on fighting for gender equality in China, to the making of the world’s first male sex doll to why the deadly asbestos industry is still alive and well.
Vice’s success has not gone unnoticed. Disney, Hearst and Fox all own stakes in the company with Disney owning 20%.
So what kinds of jobs are at Vice? See below for all the current Vice jobs.