The Hollywood Reporter raided the Los Angeles Times to fill its slot of associate publisher, entertainment, nabbing Michaela Apruzzese, director of movie advertising for Los Angeles Times Media Group.
Apruzzese will oversee entertainment-industry advertising across THR’s platforms, reporting to publisher Lori Burgess. Prior to the Times, she served as publisher of Law.com and National Law Journal and West Coast sales director for Robb Report.
THR parent e5 Global Media CEO Richard Beckman said:
Michaela’s rich array of advertising and marketing experience across print, broadcast, and digital in both trade and consumer media will be an important asset to The Hollywood Reporter.
And Burgess added:
Michaela has had great success in the entertainment industry and with just about every other category of marketer. She will be a strong addition to our leadership team.