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Variety names Setoodeh to be co-editor in chief with Littleton

January 10, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

Cynthia Littleton and Ramin Setoodeh

Ramin Setoodeh will be elevated to co-editor-in-chief of Variety in the coming months, working alongside  Cynthia Littleton, according to a story on its website.

The story states, “Littleton and Setoodeh will report to Michelle Sobrino-StearnsVariety‘s President and Group Publisher.

“Littleton has been Co-Editor-In-Chief of Variety since October 2020, when it was announced that she would move into the top editorial post in 2022. Previously, she served in the role of Business Editor, based in New York, from 2017. One of the most respected reporters in the field, Littleton, has covered the television beat for more than 25 years.

“‘I am truly humbled by the opportunity to help lead Variety into its second century. I love this brand and I am so proud to be a part of its incredible legacy. The rebirth of Variety over the past decade under PMC has allowed us to thrive and grow across all media platforms,’ Littleton said. ‘Thanks to PMC’s investment, Variety’s editorial team has never been more ‘boffo.’ Ramin and I have worked closely together during the past few years, and we can’t wait to build on this strong foundation to add new dimensions to the Variety universe.’

“At present, Setoodeh serves as Variety‘s Executive Editor, helping to steer day-to-day operations of the newsroom and spearheading editorial franchises.”

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