TheWrap Lands 15 Nominations for LA Press Club’s Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards

TheWrap was nominated as best entertainment website

Last Updated: November 7, 2018 @ 12:02 PM

TheWrap nabbed 15 nominations for the 11th annual Los Angeles Press Club’s National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards, the organization announced on Tuesday, including a nomination for best entertainment website.

Matt Donnelly was nominated for entertainment journalist of the year for his time at TheWrap, earning another nomination for his hard news coverage on “APA Agent Tyler Grasham Fired After Accusations of Sexual Assault Against Boys.”

In addition to best entertainment site, TheWrap also earned a nomination for its print publication “EmmyWrap 2018: The Race Begins.”

TheWrap founder and editor-in-chief Sharon Waxman earned a Non-Political Commentary nod for “Harvey Weinstein’s Media Enablers? The New York Times Was One of Them” — and executive editor Tim Molloy was recognized for his humorous personal essay “What ‘It’ Gets Right About Being a Kid in 1989.

Molloy also nabbed nominations for hard news stories “3 More Women Accuse ‘Atomic Blonde’ Producer David Guillod of Rape: ‘I was Covered in Blood” and “Inside the ‘NCIS’ Mess: How a Dog Bite Kept Pauley Perrete and Mark Harmon Apart on Set.

TheWrap’s creative department, led by Ada Guerin, earned nominations for its feature photo for the “Stars of ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace” (Ada Guerin and Elisabeth Caren); as well as its portrait photography of Ted Danson, done by Guerin and Corey Nickols; and for a photo Essay of “The Cannes Directors Portfolio.”

TheWrap’s theater critic Robert Hoffler was nominated for best performing arts critic. And media editor Jon Levine earned a nomination for online celebrity news for his story: “Laura Ingraham Bounces Back From Boycott Pariah.”

Awards and magazine editor Steve Pond nabbed a nomination for commentary on diversity or gender issues for his piece: “Grammys Analysis: Damn, Kendrick, They Did it to You Again.” TheWrap blogger Richard Stellar was nominated for two posts, “What Happens When We Dress up as Monsters, or Nazis?” and “Rocket Man.”

The 11th annual National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards gala will be held on Dec. 2, 2018.

Read the full list of nominees here.