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The Hollywood Reporter: Associate Editor

Penske Media Corporation, Los Angeles, CA 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 is seeking an Associate Editor with a passion for the entertainment industry to write, edit and publish breaking news and feature stories for THR’s dynamic, award-winning website, THR.com, as well as the brand’s social media platforms.

This editor will work primarily at night and on weekends and in the L.A. office.

The associate editor will be the first in line for identifying, advancing and writing breaking entertainment news stories, as well as aggregating from other authoritative sources, and editing stories from staff and freelance reporters. This role requires working with other members of the editorial team to prioritize assignments each day and could include reporting and writing multiple articles per day. The associate editor will also help curate the homepage for THR.com, post content on social media platforms and edit video. The editor will also have the opportunity to develop their own story ideas and contribute original reporting to the website and magazine.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years' experience writing and editing for a digital media site, magazine or newspaper
  • Ability to identify and report out stories that are driving the conversation in the entertainment industry
  • Excellent news judgment and an ability to write engaging articles quickly and accurately, as well as how to advance stories
  • Strong editing skills
  • Familiarity with CMS publishing and web production
  • Understanding of SEO and similar content production best practices
  • Experience curating content for social media platforms
  • Experience with photo editing tools; video editing experience a plus
  • Team player with positive, proactive, problem-solving attitude
  • Ability to work late nights and weekend news shifts, and work in a 24/7 news cycle.
  • Eagerness to cover industry events virtually or in person, such as premiers, festivals, awards shows and other entertainment-related gatherings.

It’s all About You…

At PMC, your wellness is top of mind. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to nurture you and your loved ones, including pets! Our package includes Healthcare (medical, dental, and vision) HSA with an employer contribution, FSA (Healthcare, Dependent Care & Commuter), EAP, Life Insurance, 401K with an employer match, Paid Parental Leave, Long-term Disability, generous Paid Time off (PTO), Pet Insurance, and Home & Auto insurance. Our Wellness initiatives rotate yoga, meditation, wellness weeks on a variety of topics, and financial wellness. We continuously elevate our offerings with more, for you.

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 Spy.com, 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 www.PMC.com.

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, Deadline.com, 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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