TheWrap Nominated for 15 National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards, Including Best Website

Los Angeles Press Club named TheWrap best entertainment website in 2018

Last Updated: November 5, 2019 @ 2:52 PM

TheWrap nabbed 15 nominations for the 12th annual Los Angeles Press Club’s National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards, the organization announced on Tuesday, including a nomination for best entertainment site. TheWrap was named best entertainment website last year.

Itay Hod and Sharon Waxman’s “#AfterMeToo: 12 Accusers Share What Happened Next, From Firing to More Trauma” got two nominations. The first is for multimedia package and the second is for in-depth soft news.

Waxman, founder and editor of TheWrap, earned an entertainment blog nomination for her “WaxWord” column. Richard Stellar’s “Why Mr. Rogers Is the Perfect Movie Superhero for Our Times” was also nominated in the category.

TheWrap’s photo team got three nominations: Shayan Asgharnia and Ada Guerin were nominated in portrait photo for “Anthony Carrigan”; Elisabeth Caren and Guerin were nominated in feature photo for “Sophie Turner as Selena Meyer of ‘Veep'”; and Steven Gerlich and Guerin were nominated in action photo for “Travis Wall.” Guerin was also nominated with Shayan Asgharnia in cover art for “Emmy Magazine Comedy/Drama/Actors Issue.”

Travis Wall, So you think you can Dance

Nominated photo of dancer Travis Wall (Photo credit: Steven Gerlic/TheWrap)

Hod and Stellar both grabbed nominations for online journalist of the year. Alonso Duralde’s “Doris Day Appreciation: Sweetness and Light Met Grit and Tenacity, Both on Screen and Off” was nominated for obituary/in appreciation, film personalities. Meanwhile, Tim Baysinger’s “How Anthony Carrigan Embraced His Body Issues and Became the Breakout Star of ‘Barry’” earned a nom for personality profile, TV/film/theater.

Mary Murphy and Michele Willens were nominated in commentary analysis/trend — film for “When Will Washington Catch Up to Hollywood’s Vision of Women in Power?” as well as commentary/analysis/trend–TV for “Is Trump Fatigue Killing Any Movie or Show With a Political Edge?

The 12th annual National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards gala will be held on Dec. 1, 2018.