News of Note—NBCUniversal, Vox Media and Epix

news of note

Here are the stories we're following today.

> NBCUniversal today announced a series of new hires it says underscores its “continued investment in advanced advertising products and alternative measurement solutions for the media industry.” TVNewsCheck article

> Vox Media is laying off 50 employees. Variety article

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> Epix named Nancy Cotton as head of scripted programming. Hollywood Reporter article