Before founding DuJour, Jason Binn founded Niche Media, a leading publisher of luxury regional magazines nationwide (Aspen Peak, Boston Common, Capitol File, Gotham, Hamptons, Los Angeles Confidential, Michigan Avenue, Ocean Drive, Philadelphia Style and Vegas). While there, he also formed a custom publishing department, which created publications for Art Basel Miami Beach, Wynn Las Vegas and the Short Hills Mall for the Taubman real estate organization.
In 2006, Binn sold Niche Media to the Greenspun Media Group. In 2007, GMG purchased the Ocean Drive Media Group, which Binn co-owned and founded. After a successful merger and transition, Binn continued to oversee the operations and management of the company until his resignation in 2010.
In September 2011, Binn created a strategic partnership with Getty Images and WireImage to promote his personal photography, archives and BinnShot. Proceeds benefit Anthony Shriver’s Best Buddies International, a nonprofit organization that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Additionally, Binn is co-founder of the Binn Animal Rescue and Sanctuary Charitable Foundation, which is dedicated to saving the lives of hundreds of animals from problems due to cruelty or neglect. He is also a patron of God’s Love We Deliver, a leading provider of nutritious, tailored meals to people in the New York metropolitan area who are too sick to shop or cook for themselves.
Binn has been profiled in The New York Times, The New York Observer, AdAge and Vanity Fair. He was also awarded Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year” award, inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s “Advertising Hall of Achievement” and featured in Crain’s “40 Under 40″ list of successful entrepreneurs.
See what I've been up to this season
The kind of revelry usually reserved for summertime has been in full swing at DuJour all spring—long before we officially began vacation season with one of our legendary Memorial Day kickoffs at Moby’s East Hampton. The nonstop excitement started in March, when we hosted the launch of the Behati x Juicy ... More
Jason Binn welcomes you to the Winter 2015 issue
Looking back at fall in the rearview mirror, it can feel like it was here and gone in a second, but luckily here at DuJour we have plenty to remember. We welcomed the new season at our end-of-summer brunch with former police commissioner Ray Kelly, Good Day New York’s Greg Kelly ... More
Jason Binn welcomes you to the Fall 2015 issue
As we start another fall, I can only hope everyone had as much fun this summer as we did here at DuJour. We kicked off the summer in May at our Memorial Day party in the Hamptons at Richie Notar’s Harlow East. Of course, that was a blast. Then in July ... More
Jason Binn welcomes you to the Summer 2015 issue
It’s finally summertime in the city! After the past few months, we’re excited for vacation season and all the great social media action that will come with it. In March, we thoroughly enjoyed our spring break escape at the famed Brazilian Court Hotel—a Palm Beach institution that continues to be as ... More
Jason Binn welcomes you to the Spring 2015 issue
Another incredible year is off to a running start! The last few months have been full of excitement for us here at DuJour. In December we were thrilled to reveal our exclusive Kourtney Kardashian shoot, for which the beautiful mother of two posed for Dujour.com—au naturel—while nine months pregnant with ... More
Jason Binn welcomes you to the Winter 2014 issue
As we all busy ourselves with finishing out winter and (hopefully) easing into spring, we here at DuJour have many exciting developments to raise a glass to. It’s been a year of exceeding expectations—even our own! In the last couple of months since our fall issue, we have been fortunate enough ... More
Jason Binn welcomes you to the Fall 2014 issue
While at two years old, DuJour might not still be considered a start-up, I can tell you that things around here certainly never seem to slow down. In May, I was fortunate to sit across from CNN’s own Wolf Blitzer to discuss DuJour’s breaking news on the subject of North Korea ... More
Jason Binn welcomes you to the Summer 2014 issue
I’ve got stories and great Binn scoops about Sly Stallone. After all, we’ve been dear friends for over 25 years. Still, during my previous endeavors, he said no whenever I asked him to appear on a magazine cover; he wouldn’t even give me a stock photo. But after DuJour snagged ... More
Jason Binn welcomes you to the Spring 2014 issue
Since our very first issue, DuJour’s been an exceptional showcase for the power of partnership. Not only does the magazine partner seamlessly with its website (and its fantastic app), but we’ve been fortunate to make indispensable connections with the brands we work with and the talent we cover. Take, for example, the ... More
Jason Binn welcomes you to the Winter 2013 issue
It’s hard to believe we’re already at the end of another fantastic year for DuJour. In the past 12 months, we’ve made unprecedented strides in seamlessly integrating our quarterly print magazine and monthly digital issues. After much research and development, we’re proud to introduce the DuJour app, a state-of-the-art experience ... More