EW Alum Josh Rottenberg Joins LA Times as Senior Film Reporter

EW Alum Josh Rottenberg Joins LA Times as Senior Film Reporter

The former Entertainment Weekly writer will report for the paper's Calendar section

Veteran entertainment journalist Josh Rottenberg is joining the Los Angeles Times’ Calendar section as a senior film reporter.

Rottenberg most recently worked at Entertainment Weekly, and previously covered Hollywood for InStyle and Fast Company to name a few.

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EW has lost a number of staffers in recent months. Rottenberg was laid off in April, along with longtime movie critic Owen Gleiberman, music critic Nick Catucci and staff writer Annie Barrett.

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Additionally, deputy editor Jeff Giles left to work on a novel and executive Editor Jason Adams also departed. Film critic Lisa Schwarzbaum and TV critic Ken Tucker departed EW in 2013.