Deadline promotes Blyth to senior awards editor
Deadline has promoted Antonia Blyth to the post of senior awards editor. She joined Deadline in 2019 as AwardsLine’s deputy editor after a stint with the brand as a freelance contributor.
Joe Utichi, Deadline’s executive awards editor, said:
“Antonia has been my right hand since long before she joined us full-time. She is an indispensable part of the Deadline family; a consummate journalist and gifted writer who has fully embraced the challenge to deliver world-leading awards coverage. She is my ultimate partner-in-crime.”
Damon Wise has joined as film editor, awards, and David Morgan as production editor, awards.
Wise has previously covered cinema in the UK for Total Film, Empire, The Guardian and The Financial Times. He is the author of a biography of Diana Dors, published in 1998, and serves as a program advisor for the London Film Festival.
Morgan returns to covering entertainment journalism after covering the sports business world. He also completed a 22-year stint at the Hollywood Reporter as deputy editor, international.
“I am excited by the wealth of experience David and Damon will bring to Deadline as we navigate ever more complex print schedules. Our Contenders series has become a truly global affair, and our ambitions for the magazine grow with every season. I look forward to seeing what David and Damon will accomplish.”