Today Vox Media and The Verge are thrilled to welcome Kevin Nguyen, who will start as The Verge’s new Features Editor today.
In his new role, Kevin will report to Nilay Patel, Editor-in-Chief of The Verge.
“The Verge has always invested in deeply-reported longform stories about the impact technology has on culture,” said Editor-in-Chief Nilay Patel. “Kevin’s critical eye and sharp sense of story will make our features program even stronger.”
Kevin joins The Verge from GQ where he most recently served as Senior Editor. Prior to GQ, he was the editorial director at Google Play Books and Oyster. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Grantland, The Awl, The Paris Review, The New Republic, and elsewhere. Brooklyn Magazine named Kevin one of the 100 Most Influential People in Brooklyn Culture in 2016, and to their 30 Under 30 list in 2015.
The Verge examines how technology will change life in the future, delivering the fastest tech news, sharpest analysis, and most engaging video and audio in beautiful multimedia formats, reaching massive audiences. The Verge draws 29 million people each month to its website; hosts a slate of popular podcasts including The Vergecast, Why’d You Push That Button?, and Converge with Casey Newton; and reaches more than 2 million fans across YouTube, including the Verge Science channel, which has grown to over 500K subscribers in six months, averaging over 500K views on recent videos.