Miller named enterprise biz reporter at LA Times
Daniel Miller, who has been covering the business of entertainment at the Los Angeles Times, has a new beat, according to a memo from business editor Kimi Yoshino.
Daniel will be an enterprise business reporter, working on investigations, features and other projects, While cover Hollywood, Daniel broke stories on sexual misconduct in the film and television business, detailed the noir-soaked life of a black detective who may have been a confidant of Raymond Chandler, and covered the Walt Disney Co. — from executive intrigue to the quirky fans of the Burbank-based company. In his new role, he will tackle stories about business, entertainment and beyond — including his next product, a narrative podcast. He will report to me.
He joined the staff in 2013. He previously wrote for the Hollywood Reporter, Los Angeles Business Journal and Ventura County Star. His 2014 story, “Finding Marlowe,” was the Longreads editor’s pick for best crime reporting of the year and won awards from organizations including the National Assn. of Black Journalists.
In 2015, he was named Journalist of the Year at the Los Angeles Press Club’s National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards. Miller was a Loeb Award finalist in 2016 for “Selling Stardom,” a series on unscrupulous Hollywood operators. He is a Los Angeles native and a UCLA graduate.