Trent Clark Joins HipHopDX As Managing Editor, The #1 Online Source For Hip Hop News

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HipHopDX is proud to announce that Trent Clark has joined DX as its Managing Editor. Trent is a native of Columbus, OH.. Before joining the HipHopDX team, he was the Senior Editor at HipHopWired for 2 years and was the Managing Editor at The Smoking Section for 5 years. He holds a B.S. in New Media Communication Technology from The Ohio State University.

In the newly established role of Managing Editor, Trent will directly manage the DX editorial team and 35+ freelancers, oversee day-to-day operations of the site and report to DX’s Editor-in-Chief, Justin Hunte on editorial content strategy. See an interview of Trent’s previous work history here on

As HipHopDX continues to remain the #1 online source for Hip Hop news, DX has also added two new staff members to the team to continue to push the culture forward and build a dynamic video and social media program.

“As we continue scale our company up and remain #1 in the online Hip Hop space, it’s imperative that we continually add new, exciting team members to generate innovative ideas, create ground-breaking editorial strategies and cater to our growing community,” said Sharath Cherian, President & CEO of Cheri Media and Publisher of HipHopDX.

“As we begin to implement new goals and strategies for HipHopDX, we decided to create three new positions—Managing Editor, Director of Video Production and Director of Sales and Marketing. In addition, as the rules of social media change daily, we’ve also taken a new approach to HipHopDX’s social media presence by hiring a new Social Media Manager. Trent, Peter and Monica are awesome additions to the company and will be integral in taking HipHopDX to its next stage of growth. We are very excited to have these new team members as part of the HipHopDX family and look forward to bringing their expertise to DX.”

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