JET magazine goes all digital with release of new app

JET goes all digital with release of new app

JET magazine is releasing its app today, replacing its print offering with an all-digital strategy. The phone and tablet app will update content on Fridays, and contain exclusive digital content. The app has all the material readers loved from the magazine, in addition to content only a digital magazine can provides.

The JET app will contain video interviews, digital maps, audio content, and more interactive content. Also included are 3D images, a 360-degree view of the JET Beauty, and exclusive access to video content. The app also comes with a free 30-day period for all subscribers, after which a subscription will cost $19.99 per year.

You can download JET Digital from the App Store right now. What do you think of the new, all-digital JET?

Press release:

Johnson Publishing Company Launches

JET Magazine Digital App

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CHICAGO, (June 30, 2014) — Today, Johnson Publishing Company (JPC), launched its new JET magazine app. The app replaces the printed edition of the magazine. The new digital magazine app will add fresh content on a weekly basis, every Friday. Readers will be entertained by 3D images, video interviews, enhanced digital maps, audio content and photography from the JPC archives.

The app will be available on all tablet and mobile platforms. There will be a free introductory offer of 30 days for all subscribers.

Actress Keke Palmer, the youngest talk show TV host of her new show "Just Keke," is featured on the cover. Inside the issue, the actress discusses what it was like growing up on camera, her talk show idols, and dealing with social media drama.

"This is such an honor," said Keke Palmer. "JET Magazine was always on the table in my family's home and it's great to be their first cover as they enter into the digital age."

"I am excited to carry the torch of the iconic JET brand into the digital realm," said Kyra Kyles, the newly appointed editorial director of both JET magazine app and JETmag.com. "I am confident that we can keep the legacy of the magazine for generations."

The first JET magazine app will offer:

· The first 360-degree view of the JET Beauty, with enhanced interaction with the model

· An exclusive viewing of Black&Sexy TV's RoomieLoverFriends debut episode of season three – available only to JET app subscribers until July 6

· A chance to win a VIP experience to the largest house music event in the country – the 25th Annual Chosen Few Picnic (2015) in Chicago

· Featured celebrities – Stacey Dash, Anthony Anderson, Trey Songz and Taraji P. Henson

Instructions on how to download the new app can be found at JETMag.com and Ebony.com

Joseph Keller

Joseph Keller is a news reporter for iMore. He's also chilling out and having a sandwich.

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There are 6 comments. Add yours.

Munale says:

Please tell me the beauty of the week is still intact?

Simon Sage says:

Yup. "The first 360-degree view of the JET Beauty, with enhanced interaction with the model"

hemiclaus says:

Please tell me you're not joking??!!

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counterculture says:

I'm not a big reader of Jet mag other than a few flips here and there at your old schooled barbershop (lol) but let me say.. I appreciate this post. I have enjoyed iMore's expansion into minority things related to tech like Apple's Pride Week, the "diverse" emoji debate and now covering a predominately African-American publication turned application. I'm not saying that I want iMore to break the race barrier or have political propaganda in every post (after all, I come here to read Apple tech news), but it really is a breath of fresh air and for that I thank you.

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Albert Ekk says:

Nice information!

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