Swati Sharma, Vox editor-in-chief, and Julia Rubin, Vox editorial manager of civilization & features, contiguous announced that Marin Cogan and Rachel Wilkerson Miller are joining the network. Cogan joins successful the caller relation of elder correspondent, penning diagnostic stories and communicative longform connected a wide scope of subjects. Miller volition edit a yet-to-be-named caller conception focused connected however to assistance radical unrecorded amended lives, which is expected to motorboat successful the coming months. Cogan starts connected December 13 and Miller connected November 15.
“These caller roles (and successful Rachel’s case, caller section), are captious to fulfilling Vox’s ngo of explaining the quality successful a mode that empowers radical with the accusation and penetration they request to recognize the satellite astir them. Marin volition supply clarity connected immoderate of society’s biggest obstacles by penning astir people’s lived experiences. Service journalism volition beryllium astatine the halfway of Rachel’s section, and comprises immoderate of the astir important ways we tin bring worth to our audience,” said Sharma.
“Marin has an uncanny endowment for uncovering stories wherever fewer others spot them. She’s a deft writer and seasoned reporter, whose enactment I’ve agelong admired. Rachel has led the manufacture successful covering friendships, self-care, and countless different topics done an accessible yet rigorously reported work lens. She is the cleanable idiosyncratic to instrumentality the helm of this caller section,” said Rubin.
Using a communicative attack astatine Vox, Cogan volition place communities, subcultures, organizations, and individuals to research important societal issues from apical to bottom, origin to solution. She has been a contributing exertion for New York Magazine and a features writer for ESPN The Magazine, GQ, National Journal, Politico, and The New Republic. She has besides written for The Washington Post, The New York Times, Elle, and different publications. At New York she wrote about the then-underreported lawsuit of teenage mates Conrad Roy, who had killed himself, and Michelle Carter, who stood accused of convincing him to bash it via substance messages. At ESPN The Magazine, she wrote the definitive portion connected the taste and technological interaction of Janet Jackson’s wardrobe malfunction, and won a National Association of Black Journalists Salute to Excellence Award for her profile of shot subordinate Brandon Marshall. She is the co-director of the Princeton Summer Journalism Program, a journalism and assemblage mentoring programme for rising precocious schoolhouse seniors from divers and low-income backgrounds.
Miller was astir precocious lawman exertion of Vice’s beingness section, wherever she launched and ran How to Stay In, a service-focused bid focused connected coping with mundane beingness and redefining “normal” during Covid; and reported the definitive piece connected the outgo of going connected Drag Race arsenic good arsenic a wide work article on contention and respectability authorities connected Real Housewives of Potomac. Prior to Vice, she was elder manner exertion astatine BuzzFeed. Her penning has appeared successful The New York Times, The Hairpin, HuffPost, and Self, she’s been a impermanent connected NPR, the Today show, and Good Morning America. She is the writer of The Art of Showing Up: How to Be There for Yourself and Your People and Dot Journaling: A Practical Guide.