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Danyel Smith was born on 23 June, 1965 in Oakland, California, United States, is a Journalist, magazine editor. Discover Danyel Smith’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 55 years old?
|Occupation||Journalist, magazine editor|
|Age||55 years old|
|Born||23 June 1965|
|Birthplace||Oakland, California, United States|
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Danyel Smith Height, Weight & Measurements
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Who Is Danyel Smith’s Husband?
Her husband is Elliott Wilson (m. 2005)
|Husband||Elliott Wilson (m. 2005)|
Danyel Smith Net Worth
Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2021-22. So, how much is Danyel Smith worth at the age of 55 years old? Danyel Smith’s income source is mostly from being a successful Journalist. She is from American. We have estimated Danyel Smith’s net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2022||$1 Million – $5 Million|
|Salary in 2022||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2022||Pending|
|Salary in 2022||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Journalist|
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Timeline of Danyel Smith
In 2016, Smith was named the culture editor of ESPN’s newest venture called, The Undefeated.
In 2006, Smith returned to run Vibe Magazine, responsible for the digital as well as the paper platforms. Smith’s cover profile of Keyshia Cole was featured in Da Capo Press’s Best Music Writing 2008. After three years, Smith had a short stint at The Washington Post’ s African-American political site, The Root, before returning to the music industry publication Billboard as editor. In 2012, she resigned to write a history of African-American women in pop music. HRDCVR a hardcover culture magazine created by diverse teams for a diverse world founded by Smith and husband Elliott Wilson was released, in 2015. In addition to HRDCVR, Smith and her husband began a podcast on iTunes called, Relationship Goals in which they talk about pop culture, hip hop music and how they make their relationship work.
Smith left Time Inc. in 2001 to pursue a Master of Fine Arts at the New School University, then published two novels and taught at the university level. Her first novel, More Like Wrestling (Crown, 2003), was drew critical praise: the New York Times Book Review called it “lyrical and original”, while the San Francisco Chronicle described it as “beautiful, and in its way, miraculous”. The Washington Post Book World said that Smith’s “prose sings with precision”. During this period, Smith worked as a workshop leader at the Radcliffe Publishing Course in Cambridge, Massachusetts and served on the adjunct faculty of the Writing Program at the New School University. While working on her second novel, Bliss, Smith was on the guest faculty at Saint Mary’s College of California. Smith was also a writer-in-residence at Skidmore College.
In 1994, she became music editor of what was then Quincy Jones’ new Vibe magazine. Two years later, Smith was awarded the National Arts Journalism Program fellowship at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. After her year in Evanston, Illinois, she was named editor-in-chief of Vibe in 1997. In two years, Smith raised Vibe’s circulation from 500,000 to 750,000+ readers. In 1999, she resigned and joined Time Inc. as an editor-at-large. There she consulted and wrote for magazines including Time, Entertainment Weekly and InStyle.
Smith started her career in 1989 as a freelance writer, columnist and critic in the San Francisco Bay Area at The San Francisco Bay Guardian and The East Bay Express. From 1990 to 1991, she served as the music editor of SF Weekly. By 1992, Smith was freelancing as a reporter for Spin magazine, where she wrote a pop culture/music column called “Dreaming America”. In 1993, Smith moved to New York to become Rhythm and blues editor for Billboard magazine. At that time, she was also reviewing live shows and recorded music for The New York Times.
She was named in “10 Mentors to Follow on Twitter” by Her Agenda. Soon to be featured in Spike Lee’s Bad 25 documentary (about Michael Jackson’s acclaimed 1987 album), Smith has appeared as a featured commentator on The Biography Channel, VH1, ABC, BET, CNN, CTV, PBS’ Charlie Rose, CBS This Morning, Good Morning America, and NPR.
Smith was born and raised in Oakland, California. She graduated in 1983 from St. Mary’s Academy in Inglewood, California, and went on to attend the University of California, Berkeley. Her mother is of Filipino and African-American descent. She has one younger sister, Raquel. In addition, she has a younger stepsister, Nicole, and stepbrother Keith. Smith currently lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Elliott Wilson. They were married in Los Angeles in June 2005.
Danyel Smith (born June 23, 1965) is an American magazine editor and journalist. Smith is a 2014 John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University. She is also writing a history of African-American women in pop music. Smith is also the former editor of Billboard and the first African-American editor of the magazine. Also, she is the former chief content officer of Vibe Media Group and former editor-in-chief of Vibe and vibe.com. She was the first African-American, and first female editor of Vibe.
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