Boss Moves: Sean 'Diddy' Combs Names Keith Clinkscales Revolt TV CEO
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

Keith Clinkscales (Image: File)

According to reports, entertainment mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs has named Keith Clinkscales the CEO of his new network, Revolt TV. Clinkscales brings his executive experience from posts at companies including VIBE Magazine, where he served as president, and ESPN.

Under the executive’s leadership, VIBE grew into a competitive urban lifestyle publication, reaching more than 700,000 readers in partnership with legendary music producer and arranger Quincy Jones, according to He also launched the publication’s digital counterpart and led ESPN’s content development after his time at the magazine.

“Keith, Andy and Val are the perfect combination to run Revolt — they are my executive dream team,” Combs, Revolt TV’s chairman and founder, said in a statement. “This launch could not be done without their talents, experience and drive to create the best new network the industry will have seen in a long time.”

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Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.