Jefferson Hack is the CEO and Co-Founder of Dazed Media, an independent media company renowned for producing award-winning stories across its industry-leading print, digital and video brands. The company’s portfolio includes some of the world’s most influential media brands including AnOther, Another Man, Dazed, Dazed Beauty and NOWNESS. The company’s newest division, Dazed Studio, produces innovative brand campaigns and events across the luxury and lifestyle sectors.
In 1991 at the age of 19 Hack founded Dazed with photographer Rankin while a student at the London College of Printing. Early cover stars profiled by Hack included Björk, Thom Yorke and David Bowie. In 2001 Hack launched luxury fashion and lifestyle bi-annual AnOther Magazine which has featured cover stars including Solange, Natalie Portman, Naomi Campbell, Tilda Swinton, Saoirse Ronan, Jodie Foster, Ruth Negga, Marion Cotillard and Scarlett Johannson; In 2005 Hack launched men’s style bible Another Man. Cover stars have included Ben Whishaw, Joaquin Phoenix, Harry Styles, Cillian Murphy, Keith Richards, Ezra Miller, Skepta, Tom Ford, David Beckham and Willem Dafoe.
Hack co-founded NOWNESS in 2010, an independent luxury lifestyle video channel in partnership with LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton. In 2017 he formed Modern Dazed, a partnership with Modern Media to buy a majority share in NOWNESS. Hack launched Dazed Beauty in 2018, a next generation online platform dedicated to redefining the language and communication of beauty. In February 2019, Dazed Beauty launched in print with Issue Zero. Cover stars included Travis Scott, Kate Moss and Kylie Jenner.
Jefferson is a member of the British Fashion Council’s Press Committee supporting the Fashion Awards, London Fashion Week Men's and London SHOW Rooms in Paris. He is also a judge for the Woolmark Prize.