Mendelson departs Forbes for The Wrap

Forbes staff writer Scott Mendelson is leaving Forbes and joining The Wrap as senior film reporter. He will start on Monday. Mendelson has been at Forbes since April 2013 as a contributing writer and as a staff writer since January 2021. He previously was a film critic for The Huffington Post. He has also worked for Salon, […]

IndieWire hires Welk as a senior business reporter

IndieWire has tapped Brian Welk to serve as a senior business reporter. In his role, Welk will continue to expand IndieWire’s business coverage of film, streaming, and TV, and will also increase its breaking news coverage across the entertainment industry. Recently, Welk was at The Wrap for six years, where he recently served as a […]

Katz departs The Wrap for new opportunity

Brandon Katz, a senior TV reporter at The Wrap has left. Katz tweets: “I am so incredibly thankful for the amazing opportunity to have worked with such a talented team. It’s a helluva newsroom. I’m also very excited for my next opportunity, which I’ll share more details about soon.” Previously, he served as an entertainment […]

The Wrap hires Katz to cover TV industry

Brandon Katz will be joining The Wrap as a senior TV reporter covering the ins and outs of the industry. Recently, he was an entertainment creator/host, covering the Hollywood industry at Morning Brew. Before that, he was a senior entertainment reporter at, where he has worked for 5 years, previously serving as a contributor.  He was […]

The Wrap hires Nededog as assistant managing editor

The Wrap has hired entertainment journalism veteran Jethro Nededog as assistant managing editor for WrapPRO and business news, leading all editorial for the PRO subscription service. He has been the senior news editor at EW. Before that, he was the entertainment editor at Insider. He has also served as the TV editor for The Wrap […]

The Wrap hires Bel Bruno as editor at large

Entertainment industry site The Wrap has hired longtime business journalist Joe Bel Bruno as editor at large for business coverage. Bel Bruno will be writing deep analysis and reported insight pieces around the disrupted world of media, entertainment and technology. He most recently was the founding editor of tech news site dotLA. He previously been at Variety […]

IndieWire taps Maglio as executive editor, business

Entertainment industry website IndieWire has hired Tony Maglio as executive editor for business coverage. He will be based in New York. In his new role, Maglio will oversee the site’s television and film industry coverage. He will also offer his own insight and analysis. Maglio joins from The Wrap, where he recently served as TV […]

The Wrap News Inc. is looking for writers 

The Wrap News Inc. is looking for writers who might be interested in writing features about movies and/or TV for TheWrap. No deadline.  Hoping to open a dialogue for more pitches down the line. Right now have a few assignments related to The Walking Dead and Big Sky, if anyone is familiar with either of […]

Axios hires Baysinger to cover media deals

Axios has hired Tim Baysinger from The Wrap to cover media deals and help write a daily newsletter. He will start next week. Baysinger has been at The Wrap since April 2018 as a senior television reporter. He previously worked at Reuters and at Adweek, where he covered digital media. He also spent more than four years […]

Hollywood Reporter taps two staffers for awards coverage

The Hollywood Reporter has appointed Tyler Coates and Beatrice Verhoeven to lead the publication’s awards coverage. A story on its website states, “Tyler Coates is THR’s new awards editor, while Verhoven is its deputy awards editor, reporting to deputy editorial director Jeanie Pyun under editorial director Nekesa Moody. Both Coates and Verhoeven are based in Los Angeles and will generate […]