May 28, 2015 Last Updated 12:25 pm

Neil Janowitz joins Vulture as editorial director

Janowitz was previously the assistant managing editor of and senior editor at Sports Illustrated

New York, NY – May 28, and New York magazine culture editor Lane Brown announced that Neil Janowitz has joined Vulture as editorial director. Janowitz will oversee Vulture’s day-to-day operations and expanding coverage of television, movies, music, art, theater, books, and more , and began his new role on Tuesday.

Vulture-flag“I’m thrilled to have Neil help steer Vulture into its next phase, as a more ambitious, more expansive, faster-moving entertainment-covering machine (all without diluting any of the personality that Vulture is known for),” says Brown.

Janowitz (@neiljanowitz) was most recently the assistant managing editor of, and previously worked at, Fast Company, and ESPN the Magazine. He has produced video series for ESPN and Comedy Central, and has written for The New York Times, Men’s Health, and Wired, among other outlets.

Vulture is New York magazine’s digital entertainment and culture destination, attracting 10 million monthly unique visitors (Jan. – Apr. 2015 average, Adobe Analytics). The second annual Vulture Festival, a series of live events with Jerry Seinfeld, Amy Poehler, Kevin Smith, Tig Notaro, Lisa Kudrow, and many more, happens this weekend in New York City.

Source: New York Media LLC

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