The Hollywood Reporter: Media Writer

Penske Media Corporation, New York, NY USA

Content is the cornerstone to all we do, and our audience is why we do it.

Salary: Base + Benefits + 401-k

Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Duration: Full-Time

The Hollywood Reporter: Media Writer

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 is hiring a Media Writer to cover the intersection of television news and publishing with entertainment — from the business of the broadcast and cable news giants to the decision-making at major papers that drives industry narratives.

Typical stories may include analyzing major deals and behind-the-scenes moves made by leading media companies, landing exclusive interviews with newsmakers and executives, advancing a story about a major on-air hire or departure, and reporting on programming shifts made by CNN, Fox News and MSNBC.

This role requires smartly and strategically curating media coverage by identifying and reporting multiple breaking news articles daily; developing and writing exclusive stories that drive the media conversation; as well as pitching and writing longer lead features for The Hollywood Reporter’s award-winning website and print magazine.

The successful candidate must be a self-starter able to work closely with other editors and reporters in a fast-paced environment.

The full-time role would begin as a remote-work position and eventually be located in New York at the Penske Media Corporation’s East Coast headquarters.


  • Ten+ years’ editorial experience at a magazine, newspaper or digital news outlet, with three to five of those years specifically covering media.
  • A fast and accurate reporter who can write breaking news and analysis on deadline as well as balance long-lead articles
  • Familiarity with InCopy and on WordPress.
  • Knowledge of how to use SEO, analytics and Google Trends to inform story development
  • A willingness to respond and advance news in a 24-hour news cycle
  • Ability to represent THR at industry events

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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