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Hollywood Reporter Names Michaela Apruzzese Associate Publisher

thr05202010.jpgEntertainment-industry rag The Hollywood Reporter today announced that it had made Michaela Apruzzese associate publisher of entertainment. She starts in early June.

Apruzzese comes from the Los Angeles Times Media Group, where she is director of movie advertising. In her new role she will “oversee industry advertising across The Hollywood Reporter‘s media agnostic platform,” according to an announcement released by THR parent e5 Global Media. She has also served as publisher of and National Law Journal and worked for Robb Report.

Press release after the jump.

New York — Michaela Apruzzese has been named associate publisher, entertainment of The Hollywood Reporter, it was announced today by Richard Beckman, CEO of e5 Global Media, owner of The Hollywood Reporter.

Apruzzese, who currently serves as the director of movie advertising for Los Angeles Times Media Group, will oversee entertainment industry advertising across The Hollywood Reporter’s media agnostic platform. She will assume her new position in early June and report to publisher Lori Burgess.

“Michaela’s rich array of advertising and marketing experience across print, broadcast and digital in both trade and consumer media will be an important asset to The Hollywood Reporter,” said Beckman.

“Michaela has had great success in the entertainment industry and with just about every other category of marketer,” said Burgess. “She will be a strong addition to our leadership team.”

In her current role at Los Angeles Times Media Group, Apruzzese is responsible for nearly $100 million in revenue through entertainment industry advertising and marketing campaigns for the Los Angeles Times and other Tribune properties across print, broadcast, digital and events. Previously, she was publisher of and National Law Journal and west coast sales director for Robb Report.

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