NY Post Media Columnist Keith Kelly to Retire After 23 Years (Exclusive)

Widely read and much-feared scoop hound joined the Post in 1998

Keith Kelly, the widely read and much-feared media reporter and columnist for the New York Post, is planning to retire on July 23 after more than two decades at the tabloid. Kelly confirmed the news in a text to TheWrap.

Since joining the Post in 1998 after stints at Magazine Week, Advertising Age and the New York Daily News, Kelly has been a key figure breaking scoops on the media beat — which he once compared to “patrolling a small town. You’ve got to get to know who the good guys are (and) who the bad guys are.”

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Thom Geier

Executive Editor • thom.geier@thewrap.com • Twitter: @thomgeier