Jefferson Winston Hack (born 20 June 1971 in Montevideo, Uruguay) is a journalist and magazine editor. He co-founded Dazed & Confused with photographer Rankin in 1991. Hack has been a contributor to The Daily Telegraph on men’s style and has guest-edited The Independent. He sits as a judge on the panel for the Paris ANDAM fashion award.
Dazed & Confused was first published when Hack was a student at the London College of Printing. The magazine became popular during the mid 90s covering British music, art, fashion and film. The editorial approach combined contemporary art projects with issue-based fashion photography and interviews with international figures. Early cover stars profiled by Hack included Björk, Harmony Korine, and David Bowie who contributed to the magazine over the years.
In 1999 Hack and Rankin founded Dazed Film & TV, a production company that would produce the first mast-head television broadcast ever, the four hour special Renegade TV Gets Dazed, for Channel 4.
In 2001 Dazed Group launched the luxury bi-annual Another Magazine and in 2005 Another Man was added to the group with Hack as Editor-in-Chief of both. Recently he has interviewed Madonna for Dazed & Confused, Patti Smith, Mia Farrow, and Julie Christie for Another Magazine and Hugh Hefner for Another Man.
Hack was educated at Pangbourne College and lived for much of his childhood and teenage years in Cliffsend. He is also the ex-boyfriend of Kate Moss and father of their daughter Lila Grace Moss Hack. He was engaged for a time to Belgian model Anouck Lepere. He lives in north London.
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