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The Wrap hires TV editor and film editor

January 17, 2023

Posted by Chris Roush

Kristen Lopez and Jose Bastidas

Entertainment industry news site The Wrap has hired Kristen Lopez was film editor and Jose Alejandro Bastidas as TV editor.

A story on its website states, “Lopez and Bastidas will be responsible for managing, mentoring and growing their respective editorial teams, in addition to editing and writing film and television news and features. The new hires come on the heels of the promotion of two new co-executive editors, Adam Chitwood and Jethro Nededog, who were former assistant managing editors at TheWrap, promoted on Jan. 1.

“‘TheWrap continues to build out the most talented editorial team covering entertainment, and Kristen and Jose are smart, passionate and very exciting additions to that roster,’ said TheWrap founder and editor-in-chief Sharon Waxman. ‘I am so excited to see their ideas enhance our editorial offerings.’

“Lopez most recently served as the TV Editor at Indiewire, where she was nominated for a SoCal Journalism Award and National Journalism Award by the L.A. Press Club.”

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