About The Wrap News Inc. 

TheWrap is the leading, authoritative digital news organization covering the business of entertainment and media. Founded by award-winning journalist Sharon Waxman in 2009, TheWrap is the only independently owned Hollywood trade, serving as a reliable and trusted source of breaking news, investigative reporting, expert analysis, exhaustive awards season coverage and in-depth features for over a decade. 

TheWrap’s coverage expands to a robust subscription service in WrapPRO, which offers in-depth reporting and analysis for executives and industry insiders, as well as premium print magazines distributed to entertainment industry professionals with original photography and extensive coverage of the most prestigious films and TV shows of the year.

TheWrap’s annual events include gatherings of female thought-leaders at the Power Women Summit and breakfast series, an executive leadership conference devoted to discussing the transformational forces in our changing industry at TheGrill, as well as awards season screening series with cast and filmmaker Q&As.

TheWrap has won multiple awards for investigative reporting, columns, criticism and feature writing. In 2021, Waxman was honored as the Best Online Journalist at the L.A. Press Club SoCal Journalism Awards, as well for for her blog, WaxWord. TheWrap was chosen as the best online news website at the SoCal Journalism Awards in 2018, 2012 and 2009, and best entertainment website at the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards in 2018. In 2019, TheWrap won two National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards for the multimedia package “#AfterMeToo: 12 Accusers Share What Happened Next, From Firing to More Trauma.” In 2021, the L.A. Press Club’s SoCal Journalism Awards gave the site top prizes for feature photography as well as for its weekly podcast, “TheWrap-Up.”

In 2020, Sharon Waxman was honored as one of The Top 100 Women Entrepreneurs by Inc. Magazine.


Sharon Waxman, Editor-In-Chief
Adam Chitwood, Executive Editor
Steve Pond, Executive Editor Awards
Missy Schwartz, Deputy Awards Editor, Awards & Special Projects
Benjamin Lindsay, Deputy Managing Editor
Alexei Barrionuevo, Business and PRO Editor

Josh Dickey, Senior News Editor
Ross Lincoln, Night Editor
Jeremy Bailey, News Editor
Lawrence Yee, Deputy Editor Audience

Kristen Lopez, Film Editor
Umberto Gonzalez, Film Reporter
Jeremy Fuster, Box Office/Labor Reporter
Scott Mendelson, Film Reporter
Drew Taylor, Film/Audience Reporter

Jose Alejandro Bastidas, TV Editor
Lucas Manfredi, TV Business Reporter
Kayla Cobb, Senior TV Reporter
Loree Seitz, TV Reporter

Andi Ortiz, Audience Team Reporter
Dessi Gomez, Audience Team Reporter
Sharon Knolle, Audience Team Reporter
Raquel Harris, Audience Team Reporter