The Hollywood Reporter: Executive Editor, News

Penske Media Corporation, Los Angeles, CA USA

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Salary: Base + Benefits + 401-k

Level: Executive (Director, VP, Department Head)

Duration: Full-Time

The Hollywood Reporter: Executive Editor, News

COVID-19 HIRING UPDATE: We have transitioned to a remote work model and are continuing to hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We appreciate this is unprecedented times and will work closely with you, taking into account your individual circumstances.

The Hollywood Reporter, known for its award-winning journalism, is hiring a dynamic editor to join its team and drive the news coverage for the site. We are seeking a deadline driven editor who works best in a collaborative environment that is fast-paced, energetic and focused on 24-7 news production. We’re looking for someone with excellent management and interpersonal skills that inspire passion, dedication and excellence from others.

The Executive Editor of News will be tasked with coordinating the entirety of THR’s resources with the goal of being the first, right and the authoritative voice for entertainment industry news. The editor will work with a team of writers and editors to cover breaking news, develop sharp articles and analyses and engaging features, all with the goal of further strengthening as the top destination for the industry insiders and entertainment fans.

The editor will also curate the other digital products, including newsletters, as well coordinating its social media production with the social media team. The editor will not only guide coverage but edit copy and help in the reporting process when needed. A key part of the job will also be ensuring a top-notch visual presentation for the website is maintained at all times, and maintaining a multiplatform approach that extends to print, online and video.

  • The Executive Editor of News must have excellent knowledge of the business of entertainment, strong contacts, and experience in managing a team of journalists.
  • Ten to 15 years as an entertainment editor at a major publication is required, with a strong preference for someone with a daily journalism/website background.
  • Excellent editing and writing skills are a must.
  • Must also be proficient in WordPress.
  • Must be proficient in analyzing data and working with analytics/SEO teams to ensure performance on site, as well as across multiple digital platforms.

About The Hollywood Reporter:

At a time of transformative change, The Hollywood Reporter provides unparalleled access to and intelligence about the business of the entertainment industry, as well as the people and the culture behind it. THR is an urgent and timely blend of rigorous breaking news, analysis, investigative reporting, insightful features, as well as lively design and elegant, creative photography across multiple platforms, a high-octane 24/7 website, a luxurious weekly print magazine, video series, podcasts, exclusive events and robust social media accounts. THR sets the entertainment agenda, elevating and broadening the style and substance of the Hollywood conversation.

About PMC:

PMC is a leading independent global media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a passionate monthly audience of more than 310 million. Since 2004, Penske Media has been a pioneer in digital media and a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens across its ever-growing constellation of iconic brands, which includes Deadline, Variety, Rolling Stone, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, VIBE, WWD, SHE Media, Robb Report, Sportico, BGR, ARTnews, Art in America, Fairchild Media, and, among many others. PMC’s journalists and content creators deliver daily the most comprehensive news and information in their industries and areas of coverage, unequaled in ambition, depth and courage. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 14 countries worldwide, PMC believes companies should not only be profitable but also forces for good. To learn more about PMC, our 2% Foundation, and our portfolio of brands, please visit

About Penske Media Corporation

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 260 million a month and reaches users in more than 175 countries as well as a collective 390 million social media followers. The company houses a constellation of globally prominent and legendary brands, including Variety, Rolling Stone,, WWD, Robb Report, SHE Media, BGR, IndieWire, Beauty Inc, Sourcing Journal, TVLine, FN, BlogHer, HollywoodLife, Gold Derby, and SPY. PMC delivers exceptional content to consumers, business leaders and organizations around the world across multiple platforms: digital, mobile, social, print, video, broadcast, and dynamic live events. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global leaders and influencers are informed, connected, and inspired.

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