Danyel Smith

Danyel Smith is a cofounder of HRDCVR, a design-centered hardcover media project created by diverse teams for a diverse world. Danyel, most recently a John S. Knight Journalism fellow at Stanford University, has served as editor of Billboard, editor-at-large at Time Inc., and as editor-in-chief of VIBE. She has written for ESPN The Magazine, the Guardian, NPR, CNN, Rolling Stone, Condé Nast Media Group, and the New York Times. Danyel teaches at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School. Born and brought up in California, Danyel Smith lives in Brooklyn.