Axios Media is a news media company known for its short-form articles, most of which average 300 words or less. The company covers topics like business, politics, technology, science, and sports. Axios Media was founded in January 2017 by three former staff of Politico: Jim VandeHei, Roy Schwartz, and Michael Allen. In August 2022, Axios Media was acquired by Cox Enterprises in a $525 million deal.
Axios HQ was launched in February 2021 as Axios Media's software as a service (SaaS) business. Axios HQ provides software licensing that includes email templates, an artificial intelligence (AI) editing program, and analytics software. Annual company contracts with Axios HQ start at $10,000. The acquisition of Axios by Cox Enterprises in August 2022 resulted in the spin-off of Axios HQ into a separate company, set to be led by Axios founder Roy Schwartz.
Axios Pro is a paid subscription to exclusive news content and analysis designed for professionals to succeed in their industries. Axios Pro offers news content in the industries of financial technology (FinTech), health tech, retail, media, and climate. It launched in January 2022. Industry newsletters cost $599 per year individually, or users can pay $1,799 for an All Access option, which includes all five newsletters in the currently offered fields.
Axios Local offers a daily morning newsletter that provides local news from select cities across the United States. Axios Local operates in twenty-four cities and plans to expand to a total of thirty by the end of 2022; the company's ultimate goal is to cover hundreds of cities across the US. So far, Axios Local covers cities such as Boston, Phoenix, Seattle, Dallas, Miami, Philadelphia, Denver, Austin, Raleigh, and Chicago.
Axios, which aired on HBO, was a documentary series in which Axios journalists interviewed political leaders and public figures in tech, media, and business. Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Elon Musk, and Tim Cook were among the show's guests. Axios aired from 2018 to 2021; it amassed four seasons and fifty-seven episodes.