August 28, 2007 |
The Hollywood Reporter plans to start a national edition to expand sales outside of California. The edition will be printed regionally for same-day delivery starting Nov. 2, the Los Angeles-based newspaper said. The national edition is part of a plan to increase readership in New York and on the East Coast, the paper said, and it will add staff in those areas.
July 31, 2007 |
The Hollywood Reporter, an entertainment industry trade magazine, on Monday named Elizabeth Guider of rival Variety as its editor. Guider will oversee the print and online versions, as well as industry conferences, the publication's owner, Nielsen Co., said in a statement Monday. Guider replaces Cynthia Littleton, who left for Variety in March. Guider worked 18 years at Variety and held titles including managing editor and executive editor. Most recently she was editor at large.
December 13, 2006 |
For a time, one staff writer said recently, the Hollywood Reporter "was a stagnant place to work ... there just was not a lot of internal movement." That has certainly changed. As the entertainment world heads into its annual winter frenzy of awards shows, the 75-year-old Hollywood Reporter has cut 10 positions, including editorial director Howard Burns, as part of what publisher John Kilcullen described as "a significant transformation."
October 11, 2006 |
The publisher of the Hollywood Reporter said Tuesday that he was leaving after less than a year on the job to return to work for a technology publisher. Tony Uphoff will be replaced by Billboard Publisher John Kilcullen. Billboard is a sister publication of the Hollywood Reporter under Dutch media conglomerate VNU. Uphoff said he was offered "a significantly larger opportunity" as president of a division of CMP Technology in Irvine.
December 7, 2005 |
Robert J. Dowling, editor in chief and publisher of the Hollywood Reporter, said Tuesday he would leave Dec. 31 after 17 years of running the daily trade newspaper. Dowling's departure to become a consultant comes amid upheavals at the newspaper's parent company, VNU, the Dutch media conglomerate that also owns Nielsen Media Research and Billboard magazine.