IndieWire hires six new editorial staffers, hits traffic record
Entertainment industry website IndieWire has made a half-dozen hires across its film and television sections, increasing its staff in New York and Los Angeles.
A story on its website states, “The site crossed 11.3 million unique visitors, a record for the site in a month that included in-depth reporting from the TCAs, a week-long package that featured the best films and performances of the decade, and a major exclusive surrounding the behind-the-scenes drama of ‘Big Little Lies.’
“‘I’m incredibly proud of our entire team for hitting this benchmark,’ said IndieWire editor-in-chief Dana Harris. ‘The content that fueled this all-time traffic high also represents the unique place we occupy in covering the entertainment industry. Our hires will allow us to provide more in-depth coverage and curation in film and TV, across all platforms.’
“IndieWire has added six new members to its team:
“Ann Donahue has been hired as Executive Editor, TV. She oversees IndieWire’s daily editorial strategy for television out of Los Angeles, including breaking news, reviews, and awards coverage. Donahue brings over 20 years of entertainment journalism to the role, most recently as an editorial director at Entertainment Tonight.”
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