Full Time Job

Executive Editor, News

The Hollywood Reporter

Los Angeles, CA 01-25-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
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 extremely knowledgeable in analyzing data and working with analytics/SEO teams to ensure performance on site, as well as across multiple digital platforms.

Typical wage range: $170k - $200k. Factors that could be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, years of experience and comparison to current employees already in this role. The typical candidate is hired below midpoint of the range. The total compensation package for this position will also include other elements, a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits including 401(k) eligibility and paid time off benefits.

PMC is committed to the health and wellness of our employees. As part of our company-wide rollout of PMC's paid healthcare plan, effective for this role July 1, 2024, the company will pay 100% of the monthly health, dental and vision plan premiums for the employee and their family. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

If you have more or less experience than specified on this job posting, please apply and list your salary expectations.

If hired, employee will be in an ''at-will position'' and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors).

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:

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading global media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a passionate audience of over 300 million globally. Since 2004, PMC has been a pioneer in digital media reaching viewers on all screens across its ever-growing constellation of iconic brands, which includes Variety, Rolling Stone, The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, Dick Clark Productions, WWD, SHE Media, Robb Report, Deadline, TVLine, Sportico, BGR, ARTnews, Fairchild Media, Vibe, IndieWire, Dirt, Artforum, Gold Derby, and Luminate, the premier data and analytics company. 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. In addition, PMC owns several vital cultural events such as SXSW, LA3C, Life is Beautiful, Latin Music Week and ATX Television Festival. 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. PMC is committed to fostering a working environment that is inclusive and responsible, where we value a company culture built on all backgrounds, voices, and experiences. For more information on the company, please visit

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re3941-44-210-99-209-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $170,000 to $200,000 Per Year ($ USD)