JET is the No. 1 African-American newsweekly and has more than 7 million readers. Its properties, JET magazine and JETmag.com, continue the legacy of serving authoritative, credible and entertaining information to the Black community. The publication has been a staple in the homes and businesses of Black Americans since 1951, bringing life to its popular catchphrase: If it wasn’t in JET, it didn’t happen.
JET magazine, which was founded in November 1951 by the late entrepreneur John H. Johnson, is a division of Johnson Publishing Company, Inc. Linda Johnson Rice is Chairman and Desirée Rogers is Chief Executive Officer.