OLD Media Moves

Variety hires Bel Bruno as managing editor

March 22, 2017

Posted by Chris Roush

Joe Bel Bruno
Joe Bel Bruno

Variety has hired longtime business journalist Joe Bel Bruno as its managing editor.

A story on its website states, “Bel Bruno, who joins Variety’s Los Angeles headquarters on April 10 from his previous role as news director at the Hollywood Reporter, will report to Co-Editor-in-Chiefs Claudia Eller and Andrew Wallenstein. He will work closely with the EICs in overseeing newsroom operations and the organization’s editorial team of more than 50 staffers in the PMC-owned company’s L.A. and New York offices. He will also help coordinate overseas coverage with international editor Henry Chu.

“Bel Bruno will help coordinate the long-range planning of cover stories, feature packages and photo shoots. He will be instrumental in shaping news coverage and helping deliver breaking stories on Variety.com.

“‘We are ecstatic that Joe will be joining us and contributing his strong editorial ideas, management skills, and his keen news sense to our organization,’ said Eller and Wallenstein.

“Bel Bruno will collaborate with Variety’s design and photography teams to push the creative boundaries of the weekly magazine. He will also work closely with digital team on innovating creative ways to migrate print content to Variety.com.”

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