The Hollywood Reporter has been nominated for 39 awards on the sixty-fourth SoCal Journalism Awards, together with the greatest website and three noms for journalists of the 12 months.

Seth Abramovitch, Scott Feinberg, and Rebecca Keegan all have been nominated for journalist of the 12 months within the print (over 50,000 circulations), online, and leisure classes, respectively.

In addition, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is up for greatest columnist, whereas Daniel Fienberg and  Angie Han have been nominated for greatest criticism of TV, Sheri Linden for greatest criticism of the movie, and David Rooney for greatest criticism of theater/performing arts.

Heat Vision and THR, ESQ. is nominated for the greatest weblog by a bunch.

The SoCal Journalism Awards gala shall be held on June 25 at the Sheraton Universal Hotel.

A whole listing of THR’s nominations follows. See the total listing of noms here.


PRINT, over 50,000 circulation
— Seth Abramovitch

– More Articles from Around the Web –

— Scott Feinberg

— Rebecca Keegan

ALL MEDIA PLATFORMS – Print, Radio, Podcast, TV or Online.

— Beatrice Verhoeven, “Will the Academy Keep Up the Forward Momentum for Women Directors?”

CRITICISM OF TV — Daniel Fienberg

— Angie Han

— Sheri Linden

— David Rooney

PRINT/ONLINE – ANY OUTLET, together with information bureaus and correspondents.

— Daniel Fienberg, “Critic’s Appreciation: Betty White Was as Important as She Was Beloved”

GENDER AND SOCIETY (consists of LGBTQ reporting)
— Tyler Coates, “‘Welcome to Chechnya’ Director on Doc’s Impact”


PORTRAIT PHOTO – Entertainment
— Ash Barhamand, Jenny Sargent, Kayla Landrum, and Lia Clay Miller, “Billy Porter: This is What HIV-Positive Looks Like Now”

ENTERTAINMENT PHOTO – A single leisure picture.
— Ash Barhamand, Kayla Landrum, AB+DM Studio, Ahmad Barber and Donte Maurice,  “House of Gaga”

PHOTO ESSAY (single matter) Culture/Entertainment – At least two pictures revealed the identical day, or as a sequence
— Ash Barhamand, Kayla Landrum, and Dyan Jong, “The Resurrection of Kelly Marie Tran”

— Peter Cury, Kelsey Stefanson, and Eric Heintz, “Everyone Just Knows He’s an Absolute Monster: Scott Rudin’s Ex-Staffers Speak Out on Abusive Behavior”

PAGE DESIGN – Demonstrating excellent artwork route and structure, graphics. — Peter Cury, Kelsey Stefanson and Heather Hazzan, “Martinis and Red Meat With Kieran Culkin: The ‘Succession’ Star on Childhood, Co-Stars, and Fame”

— Peter Cury, Kelsey Stefanson, and David Needleman, “Riz Ahmed Makes Some Noise”


— Gary Baum, Rebecca Sun, and Katie Kilkenny, “The Undoing of Hollywood’s Favorite Pole-Dancing Studio”

BUSINESS – An article or sequence
— Gary Baum and Alex Ritman, “From Opioid Crisis to Hollywood: Heir to Purdue Pharma Undergoes ‘Identity Makeover’”

MAGAZINES, Including magazines with L.A. bureaus

INVESTIGATIVE – Reporting by a person or crew. — Gary Baum, “Drugs, Death, and Denial at a Rehab for the Rich” — Kim Masters, “Saving Joel Silver: The Twisted Saga That Entangled Ari Emanuel, Ron Meyer, Anthony Pellicano and Even Mohammed bin Salman”

— Tatiana Siegel, “’ Everyone Just Knows He’s an Absolute Monster’: Scott Rudin’s Ex-Staffers Speak Out on Abusive Behavior”

COLUMNIST – One particular person’s perspective on any topic.
— Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

FEATURE Culture/Arts, over 1,000 phrases
—  Seth Abramovitch,” Why Brett Butler Is Broke”

FEATURE, beneath 1,000 phrases – Any function.
— Mia Galuppo and Kim Masters, “Behind Warner Bros.’ Olive Branch to Top Talent”

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS – Coverage of any leisure topic by an individual or a crew.
— Katie Kilkenny, “Why Hollywood Guilds Haven’t Cut Ties With a Police Union”

ENTERTAINMENT FEATURE – Coverage of any leisure topic by an individual or a crew.
— Seth Abramovitch, “Searching for Shelley Duvall”

PERSONALITY PROFILE, Film/TV personalities — Rebecca Keegan, “Lady Gaga on Mining Personal Pain for ‘House of Gucci’”

— Rebecca Sun, “The Resurrection of Kelly Marie Tran”

AUDIO JOURNALISM, Radio broadcast, podcast, or stream produced in Southern California.

ANCHOR/HOST – Any anchor or host, single or crew.
— Scott Feinberg, “Awards Chatter”

ENTERTAINMENT REPORTING – Coverage or commentary on any leisure topic — Scott Feinberg, “‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast: ‘Sopranos’ Creator David Chase Finally Reveals What Happened to Tony”

— Rebecca Sun, “(Not) Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting”

ONLINE, Originally revealed on the Internet.

HARD NEWS – One day’s protection of a tough information story.
— Carolyn Giardina and Katie Kilkenny, “‘Emotions Are Running High’: IATSE Members Await Fine Print of Studio Deal Averting Strike”

— Abbey White, “Broadway’s Return Is Triumphant, But Uncertainty Looms: ‘Humans Have to Be as Important as the Show’”

NEWS FEATURE, Film/Broadcast
— Alex Ritman, “Cannes-winning Afghan Director Trying to Escape Kabul: ‘If I Survive This, I Will Make Films About What Happened’

PERSONALITY PROFILE, Film/TV personalities
— Aaron Couch, “Ultimate Spider-Man Collection to Be Sold Under Heart-Wrenching Circumstances”

BLOG, GROUP – Best collective or institutional blog, any single day — Aaron Couch and Borys Kit, “Heat Vision”

— Ashley Cullins, “THR, ESQ.”

WEBSITE, TRADITIONAL NEWS ORGANIZATION – Website of a print or broadcast outlet.
The Hollywood Reporter staff, The Hollywood Reporter


BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA TO ENHANCE and/or COVER A STORY By a group – Maximum two days of coverage of an individual story.
— Ryan Fish and Christy Piña, “Social Media Coverage of Betty White’s Death and Legacy”

Vikash Choudhary May 24, 2022