Variety: Executive Editor, Theater
Variety is seeking a hard-nosed, energetic, and well-connected editor and reporter to cover Broadway and the theater beat out of New York. Successful candidates for the position will have a deep bench of relationships in the community and the ability to break news and write smart analysis for Variety.com as well as produce compelling cover stories and major features for the entertainment outlets weekly magazine.
The candidate must have strong writing and analytical abilities and a knowledge of the business underpinnings of the theater industry. This person will be a self-starter with a knack for identifying trends and a talent for crafting compelling profiles of the actors, producers, directors, agents and executives who are putting an imprint on the theater scene. In the role of executive editor, theater, the candidate will serve as Varietys representative to the Broadway community – editing and assigning reviews, covering opening nights and industry functions, and moderating panels. Fluency in social media and general digital savvy are strongly preferred.
Recognized and respected throughout the world as the definitive voice of the entertainment industry, Variety has been the premier source of entertainment news for over a century. Since 1905, the most influential leaders and decision makers in entertainment have turned to Variety for timely, credible and straightforward news, analysis and perspective taking our readers behind the cameras, curtains and screens of film, television, theatre and digital media with our unique, award-winning combination of breaking news reporting, insightful deep dive think pieces and engaging, must-read feature spotlights. Varietys commitment to our community- covering its successes and failures in equal measure- is unparalleled both domestically, in our US entertainment capitals, and abroad, across the rapidly changing international entertainment landscape.
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