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Kyra Kyles

Editor-in-Chief and Senior Vice President of Digital Editorial
Ebony Media Operations LLC

Award-winning journalist, on-camera personality and humor writer Kyra Kyles serves as Vice President and Head of Digital Editorial for Johnston Publishing Company. In this role, she oversees all content on both ebony.com and jetmag.com, and leverages her rich background in film, TV, magazine, newspaper and online content production to lead JPC’s multiplatform editorial strategy. Kyles joined the company in 2011 as a Senior Editor for JET magazine, handling lifestyle, sports and fashion coverage for the then-print outlet.  After innovating such acclaimed features as Shop/Lift (budget-friendly breakdowns of celebrity couture), a look at future leaders during Black History month, and the give-it-away-now holiday gift guide, she was promoted to head up the digital side of the mag, where she grew traffic by over 500 percent through tactics including establishing a network of expert contributors, producing a live talkshow leveraging the LOVE brand and inviting the audience into decisions, including the selection of a Digital Beauty of the Week which also ran in the print book. 

Kyra Kyles