Mallika Sen named entertainment news editor
In a memo to staff on Thursday, Global Entertainment and Lifestyles Editor Anthony McCartney announced a key appointment:
Lights, camera, action: Photographing the Oscars
The Associated Press was selected to take all photographs of the 93rd Academy Awards on Sunday, trusted to capture the event on behalf of members of the photography pool.
Song sparks opera singer harassment scoop
In a memo to staff, Managing Editor Brian Carovillano explained how a bombshell investigation of sexual harassment allegations against opera legend Placido Domingo started with a song:
AP to name breakthrough entertainers of 2017
For the first time on Tuesday, The Associated Press will name its Breakthrough Entertainers of the Year. The inaugural list comprises eight artists, including newcomers who made a splash in 2017 as well as more established entertainers who found success this year.
Three journalists named to senior news leadership team
Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Sally Buzbee announced today three key appointments: Noreen Gillespie is the new Deputy Managing Editor for U.S. News, Sarah Nordgren becomes the new Deputy Managing Editor for Sports, Business News, Entertainment and Lifestyles, and Health and Science, and Lisa Gibbs is the new Director of News Partnerships.