Hollywood Reporter Wins Best Publication, Website At National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards

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THR won a total of 18 awards at Sunday's ceremony held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown L.A.

The Hollywood Reporter was honored with 18 awards, including best website and best entertainment publication, at the eighth annual National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards on Sunday held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown L.A. 

Among THR's 18 wins was an award for executive editor features Stephen Galloway in the general news category (newspapers or magazines) for his piece “A Phone Call, 'Betrayal' and the 'Midnight Raid' at CAA". Galloway and editor-at-large Kim Masters won an award for best business feature (any media platform) for "Agents at War."

Senior writer Gary Baum's story “The 'Entitled' Westsiders Behind L.A.'s Epidemic" took the prize in the best industry/arts investigative category (any media platform).

Senior writer Seth Abramovitch nabbed the best print (newspapers or magazines) industry/arts feature (over 1,000 words) award for “Dr. Heimlich's Hollywood Maneuvers”

Senior writer Scott Johnson's story “A Survivor Producer, a Dead Wife and a Mexican Prison” was named best celebrity investigative story (any media platform).

In the online categories, THR's awards blogger Scott Feinberg garnered a personality profile award for “Found Star: New Radicals' Gregg Alexander Grants First Interview in 15 Years (Exclusive)". Chief television critic Tim Goodman got an award in the critic (online) category (“'Mad Men': Tim Goodman on the Patterns Getting Clearer as the End Nears").

THR Staff grabbed a prize for best headline (print, newspapers or magazines) category for "You: Do You Know Who I Am? Him: 'I Do, and I Don't Care."

Bill Carter won best columnist and THR contributor Michael Wolff grabbed the award for best feature (under 1,000 words for newspapers or magazines) for "How James Grabbed the Murdoch Throne.”

Staff writer Chris Gardner won an award for best personality profile (under 2,500 words for newspapers or magazines) for “Power Publicist Nanci Ryder Reveals ALS Diagnosis: 'I Have No Interest in Dying'".

THR's photo and video director Jennifer Laski and creative director Shanti Marlar as well as photographer Brian Bowen Smith also scored an award in the action photo category for “Channing Tatum." In the photo essay category THR got an award for “Glenn Close” (Sargent, Marlar, Laski and photographer Ruven Afanador). 

Laski, Feinberg as well as head of production, video Stephanie Fischette and video editor Minh Hieu Bui won an the best personality profile (TV/Video/Film) for  “Douglas Trumbull and the Future of Film".

In the TV/Video/Film section, “Actress Roundtable (Oscars)” (Executive Editor Matthew Belloni, Chief Creative Officer Janice Min, Laski, Fischette and Gomet) won in the documentary or special program, feature category. Additionally, THR won an award in the documentary or special program, short category for “Motion Picture & Television Fund Retirement Home” (Abramovitch, video producer Victoria McKillop, Bui, Laski and Fischette).

Also on Sunday, the Los Angeles Press Club awarded Bob Barker, Tavis Smiley and Joe Mantegna the Legend Award, Luminary Award and Visionary Award, respectively.

For more details and a complete list of winners, visit the L.A. Press Club's website.