Kim Masters joins The Hollywood Reporter

8:00 AM PST 06/01/2010 by Staff report, AP

Veteran journalist named editor-at-large

Janice Min
Kim Masters has been named editor-at-large for The Hollywood Reporter. The hire was unveiled today by Janice Min, editorial director of the 80-year-old brand, which is owned by e5 Global Media.

Masters is an award-winning journalist who currently covers the entertainment business for The Daily Beast website. She is also the host of "The Business," a weekly public radio program about the business of entertainment that she will continue to host.

Masters will join THR this summer and will report to the newly appointed editorial director. This is the first editorial hire since Min assumed her new role.

"Kim's knowledge of the entertainment industry and her experience covering it across all media platforms will make her an invaluable asset to The Hollywood Reporter," Min said.

"I am thrilled to be joining a wonderful team at The Reporter and to help continue to grow the iconic brand's coverage of the industry," Masters said.

Prior to joining The Daily Beast, Masters served as a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, covered politics for the Washington Post's "Style" section and served as a contributing editor at Time. Her work has also appeared in The Los Angeles Times and The New York Times. She is the author of "The Keys to the Kingdom: The Rise of Michael Eisner and the Fall of Everybody Else" and co-author with Nancy Griffin of "Hit & Run: How Jon Peters and Peter Guber Took Sony for a Ride in Hollywood."
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