Cieply of NY Times named executive editor of Deadline Hollywood
Michael Cieply, who has covered the movie industry for the New York Times, has been hired by Deadline Hollywood as its executive editor.
Patrick Hipes of Deadline writes, “The reporter, editor and author begins August 1 and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the leading news site dedicated to covering the entertainment industry.
“‘We could not be more excited to welcome Michael to our editorial team,’ Deadline co-Editors in Chief Mike Fleming Jr and Nellie Andreeva said. ‘He has been a pre-eminent journalist in this space for years, with an impeccable reputation for being hard-nosed but fair and ethical.’
“Since 2004, Cieply has been covering Hollywood for the New York Times from the L.A. bureau. He joined as the paper’s movie editor before eventually moving to a full-time job reporting and writing about the movie business. He joined from the LA Times, where he was an editor-reporter in the Business section covering media, music and film. He first worked for the LA Times from 1987-91 as a reporter in the Calendar section and later for Business.”
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