Sharon Waxman, CEO and Editor in Chief, is an award-winning journalist, best-selling author and the founder of TheWrap. She is also the creator of TheGrill business conference on convergence, and the creator of the Power Women series focused on women’s leadership, including the Power Women Summit in 2018. A leading authority on the entertainment business and media, Waxman was the Hollywood correspondent for The New York Times and a correspondent for eight years for The Washington Post. She started out as a foreign correspondent, covering Europe and the Middle East for a decade. She is the author of two books, including, “Rebels on the Backlot: Six Maverick Directors and How They Conquered the Hollywood Studio System.” She can be reached at email@example.com.
Michael Kosasky, Senior Director and Head of Media Sales, found a passion for the entertainment industry while working at Creative Artists Agency. He went on to handle Entertainment Sales at The New York Times for over five years and joined TheWrap in January 2017. Michael can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ada Guerin, Creative Director, is an award-winning designer and entertainment veteran. She spent 14 years at The Hollywood Reporter as design director and associate art director. She was responsible for multifaceted design of weekly magazine and was integral member of 2010 team who rebranded and relaunched Hollywood Reporter from a daily trade to weekly glossy magazine, winning an SPD award for feature design. She’s reachable at email@example.com.
Thom Geier, Executive Editor, joined TheWrap in 2015 as deputy managing editor. He previously served as senior editor at Entertainment Weekly, overseeing film and Oscar coverage among other areas of expertise. He also worked as a film reporter at The Hollywood Reporter. He is reachable at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Daniel Goldblatt, Assistant Managing Editor, joined TheWrap in 2020. He previously served as director of digital programming at TheBlast and also had stints at TMZ and People.com. He can be reached at email@example.com
Lawrence Yee, Deputy Editor, joined TheWrap in 2019. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeremy Bailey, News Editor, joined TheWrap in 2021, after previously working at ESPN. He can be reached at email@example.com
Ross A. Lincoln, News Editor, joined TheWrap in 2017. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rosemary Rossi, News Editor, joined TheWrap in 2016 after more than two decades covering entertainment for American Media and Bauer Publishing as West Coast Editor, and as the Hollywood Correspondent for Australia’s Horowitz Graham Publishing. In addition, she reviewed films and television, sized up trends and penned a weekly tongue-in-cheek column called “Hollywood’s Worst Ideas This Week” for TWCC.com. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Madeline Roth, News Editor, joined TheWrap in 2020. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alonso Duralde, Reviews Editor, has written about film for Movieline, Salon, MSNBC.com. He also co-hosts the Linoleum Knife podcast and regularly appears on Who Shot Ya? and Breakfast All Day. Senior Programmer for the Outfest Film Festival in Los Angeles, he is also a consultant for the USA Film Festival/Dallas, where he spent five years as artistic director. A former arts and entertainment editor at the Advocate, he was a regular contributor to FilmStruck and to “The Rotten Tomatoes Show” on Current. He is the author of two books, “Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas” (Limelight Editions) and “101 Must-See Movies for Gay Men” (Advocate Books).
Tony Maglio, TV Editor, came to TheWrap after completing his master’s degree at the Columbia School of Journalism. Previously, Tony was a freelance entertainment, sports, joke and political writer. In another lifetime that he’d like to forget, Tony was an accounting/finance professional. He has the M.B.A. to prove it — but not the savings account balance. Reach Tony at email@example.com.
Steve Pond, Awards Editor and Columnist, joined TheWrap to lead its awards season coverage, and stayed on. His column is an informed, bemused, skeptical and authoritative look at all aspects of the Academy Awards race, from the campaigns to the halls of AMPAS to the movies that it’s all supposed to be honoring. A former L.A. Times reporter, Pond is also author of the L.A. Times bestseller “The Big Show,” and has been covering this particular circus for more than two decades, much of that time as the only reporter with full backstage and rehearsal access to the Oscar show. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Samson Amore, Reporter, joined TheWrap in 2020. He previously worked at the L.A. Business Journal. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Tim Baysinger, TV reporter, joined TheWrap in 2018. He previously covered advertising trends at Reuters and Adweek. From 2011-15, he was an associate editor at Broadcasting & Cable. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
J. Clara Chan, Reporter, joined TheWrap in 2019. She can be reached at email@example.com
Lindsey Ellefson, Media Reporter, joined TheWrap in 2019. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeremy Fuster, Film Reporter, joined TheWrap in 2016 and covers box office news. He graduated from the USC Annenberg School of Journalism, where he received an L.A. Press Club Award in 2014 as part of the student news website Neon Tommy. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Umberto Gonzalez, Film Reporter, joined TheWrap in 2016. He’s the founder of HeroicHollywood.com and covers deals, casting and development. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diane Haithman, Senior Entertainment Industry Reporter, joined TheWrap in 2020. She previously worked at the L.A. Business Journal and teaches at Emerson College Los Angeles. She can be reached at email@example.com
Beatrice Verhoeven, Senior Film Reporter, joined TheWrap in 2015 after completing a Master’s degree in journalism from University of Southern California. She is originally from Germany and has lived in Los Angeles since 2009. Beatrice has worked for The Hollywood Reporter, Ryan Seacrest Productions, Who What Wear and Los Angeles Magazine. She watches “Game of Thrones” and “How to Get Away With Murder” religiously. Movies ranging from chick flicks to psychological thrillers are her thing. She can be reached at Beatrice.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brian Welk, Film Reporter, joined TheWrap in 2016 as a web production assistant and was promoted to film reporter in 2018. He previously served as film and news editor for PopOptiq (formerly Sound on Sight). He can be reached at email@example.com
Charles Fuoco, Senior Video Producer, joined TheWrap in 2015 after previously working as Senior Content Editor at PerezHilton.com, producing organic content, interviews, acoustics and red carpets. Specializing in being a versatile producer, Charles thrives on his creativity and focus on constantly evolving in the digital media age. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Francisco Delgado, Video Producer joined TheWrap in 2017. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Ryan Ward, Design Director, joined TheWrap in 2018. He previously worked at LA Weekly, TMZ, HauteLook and Boingo Wireless. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jane Go, Assistant Art Director, joined TheWrap in 2018. She can be reached at email@example.com
Jenny Peters, The Party Report Columnist. Please send invitations here.
Pamela Chelin covers the legal beat for TheWrap.
Robert Hofler reviews Broadway and Off Broadway productions for TheWrap. He has worked as an editor at Life, Us Weekly and Variety. His books include “The Man Who Invented Rock Hudson,” “Party Animals,” and “Sexplosion: From Andy Warhol to A Clockwork Orange, How a Generation of Pop Rebels Broke All the Taboos.” His latest book, “Money, Murder, and Dominick Dunne,” was published in spring 2017.
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Nate Adams, Director of Ad Operations, joined TheWrap in 2017 after four years at The New York Times, where he worked in the ad operations and sales planning departments. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.