Sara Jerde

Sara Jerde

Publishing editor
Sara Jerde is Adweek’s publishing editor, where she covers traditional and digital publishers’ business models. She also oversees political coverage ahead of the 2020 presidential race.

Vice Media Finalizes Deal to Acquire Refinery29

Refinery29 co-founders and co-CEOs Philippe von Borries and Justin Stefano are moving into advisory roles.

The Knight Foundation Puts Millions Into Researching Internet Governance

The funds will go to colleges and think tanks researching these issues.

The Wall Street Journal Wants You to ‘Read Yourself Better’

The newspaper will temporarily drop its paywall to drive new subscriptions.

Espolòn Tequila Pours One Out for ‘Fake News’ in Obituary Ad

Styled as a literary calavera, it ran on Día de los Muertos.

Condé Nast Restructures Its International Sales Team

A year after a merger with the U.S. company, a new team is in place.

Hearst Magazines Touts Experiential and Video Offerings to Advertisers

The company also gave out a book of upcoming projects.

Why USA Today Rebuilt Its Website

The Gannett-owned publication's new site will more clearly mark news and non-news stories.

The Duo Behind AOC’s Viral Campaign Ad Is Building a ‘Corporation-Free’ Streaming Service

Naomi Burton and Nick Hayes are getting into the space with Means TV, a new media company that will produce original pro-socialist programming.

Ronan Farrow’s New Book Is Getting Turned Into a Podcast

The Catch and Kill Podcast With Ronan Farrow is going live in November through Pineapple Street Studios.

Going to a Halloween Party as Lil Nas X? Spotify Has Your Costume Covered

The streamer is hosting a one-day pop-up in NYC with props from musical acts.