The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group Hit With Significant Layoffs

22 folks have misplaced their jobs in consequence an “ongoing reorganization” at The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group.

The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group didn’t have a superb 2018.

Perhaps the low level occurred when Billboard’s CEO, John Amato, forcibly stepped down following an inner investigation.  He had confronted accusations from newsroom employees actively meddled in reporting choices, and nixing tales about severe sexual abuse allegations in opposition to Charlie Walk, his private buddy.

An impartial probe additionally discovered numerous incidents sexual harassment.

Interviewing practically a dozen sources, The Daily Beast wrote,

Now, in accordance with a brand new report, the Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group has suffered a big quantity layfs.

Receiving the sudden pink slip.

The firm has let go a minimum of 22 folks, in accordance with Variety.

Dana Miller, the media group’s Chief Marketing Officer, will now not work on the firm.  She had overseen each the present commerce and music commerce publications.  Her dismissal comes amidst a busy awards season at The Hollywood Reporter.

Jayme Klock, Managing Editor for Billboard’s journal, will now not work on the media group as effectively.  Five departments misplaced a number of workers in an “ongoing reorganization,” claimed one supply.

THR-Billboard’s editorial employees stays unaffected, per Deadline.

Valence Media, the guardian firm, was shaped via the mixture three media firms – The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group, Dick Clark Productions, and Media Rights Capital.

According to sources from Valence, the continued reorganization will result in new hires “within the close to future.”  The firings will reportedly streamline the media firm’s enterprise operations.  They may even get rid of duplicated positions.

Valence Media might rent as much as 40 folks as half the reorganization.

The guardian firm has but to call a alternative for Amato.  He reportedly obtained an $18 million exit package deal, although that determine has been contested by one Billboard staffer.


Featured picture by The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard.