EW Alum Josh Rottenberg Joins LA Times as Senior Film Reporter

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

Last Updated: July 16, 2014 @ 4:39 PM

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.