Rocco Castoro

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Rocco Castoro
Born (1982-01-23) January 23, 1982 (age 40)
United States
OccupationWriter, editor, documentary and scripted producer, host
EducationUniversity of Florida (BS, Journalism)
Literary movementNew journalism
Immersion journalism

Rocco Castoro (born 1982) is an American editor and writer. He graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Journalism.[1][non-primary source needed]After serving as an Associate Editor at Satellite Magazine, he joined VICE Magazine in 2006 as an editorial intern and was appointed editor-in-chief in March 2011, and left Vice in 2015.[2][3] In October 2018, Castoro joined Collider as Creative Director of Collider Studios.[4]


In 2020, Castoro became editor in chief of SCNR, an online channel partly funded by commentator Tim Pool. SCNR later collapsed following the 2021 United States Capitol attack.[5]


  1. ^ "Rocco Castoro". LinkedIn. Retrieved 2013-03-12.
  2. ^ "Can Vice Get 20-Somethings to Watch the News?". The Daily Beast. September 24, 2012. Archived from the original on August 2, 2013. Retrieved 2013-08-12.
  3. ^ Sterne, Peter (2015-02-11). "Vice E.I.C. Rocco Castoro out at Vice". Capital New York. Retrieved 2015-02-12.
  4. ^ "Rocco Castoro Set as Creative Director of Collider Studios, Overseeing Premium Content". Collider. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  5. ^ Will Sommer (March 12, 2021). "YouTube Star Tim Pool's News Site Collapses Amid Allegations He Took a Cat Hostage". The Daily Beast. Retrieved August 2, 2021.

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