John Kennedy

Editor-at-Large, LEVEL

United States

John is a creative and tactical content executive with nearly 20 years of experience writing, editing, and documenting culture, race, and men's interests for print and online mediums. He has a proven track record of building media brands from the ground floor and helping established entities successfully pivot and grow.

John has held senior editorial positions at high-pressure, deadline-centric magazines (VIBE, XXL) as well as in ever-changing startup environments (Medium, Genius), where he remained adaptable and able to wear several hats. He has a passion for storytelling, whether long- or short-form writing, social or ad copy, still graphics, or video.


Cover Stories

Vibe Magazine
Ed Sheeran Is a Hip-Hop Soul

Wrote this narrative feature on Ed Sheeran with first-hand and secondary reporting. Also managed and provided direction on video content.