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Variety’s Halperin leaves to become EIC of Los Angeles Magazine

May 9, 2023

Posted by Chris Roush

Shirley Halperin

Variety executive editor Shirley Halperin has left the entertainment industry publication to become editor in chief of Los Angeles Magazine.

Chris Gardner of The Hollywood Reporter writes, “She’s replacing Maer Roshan who was ousted a month ago by bosses at parent company Engine Vision Media in what has been viewed as a shift in direction for the publication under newly-installed president and publisher Christopher Gialanella.

“In confirming the hiring, Engine Vision’s press release noted that Halperin will be tasked with shaping Los Angeles‘ ‘vision for the future, with a particular emphasis on news and culture.’ Furthermore, it stated that Halperin will ‘lead efforts to celebrate the city’s diversity while keeping current events, politics and sports related to the area relevant. Additionally, she will continue to touch on entertainment, music, society, lifestyle, dining, home, real estate and fashion, making Los Angeles Magazine the go-to source for all things L.A.'”

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