This morning Vox Media announced layoffs of 7% of their workforce, with major cuts impacting SB Nation. The impact is hard to fully know, because that company has never been great about clearly communicating what they’ve just done to their sites, but what we know so far is that many of our friends and former colleagues are impacted. Several team sites are shutting down entirely and scrambling to figure out what to do next.
It’s a familiar position to those of us here at the Kings Herald. It’s been almost three years since we were unceremoniously shown the door by SB Nation, leading us to go fully independent and create this site.
Today’s news makes me sad for my friends and for the people who participated in the communities around those sites, but it also makes me grateful for what we’ve been able to build here. I can’t imagine if we had simply packed up and gone home, and I didn’t have a community like this to share this surprising and magical season with. Without you this site wouldn’t exist. Whether you support us through the Patreon, or buying merch, and just by regularly visiting the site and reading our articles, I want to say thank you.
Thank you for supporting us. Thanks for allowing us to keep writing about the Kings. Thanks for helping us continue this community without any corporate support.