Kim Masters is editor-at-large of The Hollywood Reporter and host of KCRW's The Business. A former correspondent for NPR, she has also served as a contributing editor at Vanity FairTIME and Esquire, and was a staff reporter for The Washington Post. She is the author of The Keys to the Kingdom: The Rise of Michael Eisner and the Fall of Everybody Else, and co-author (with Nancy Griffin) of Hit & Run: How Jon Peters and Peter Guber Took Sony for a Ride in Hollywood. Masters was named Entertainment Journalist of the Year by the Los Angeles Press Club in 2001 and Print Journalist of the Year by the Los Angeles Press Club in 2012. The Business received Gracie Awards for Outstanding Talk Show in 2012 and 2014. In 2018, the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists gave Masters its Distinguished Journalist Award. 

 

Kim Masters on KCRW

It’s a podcast crossover event! Recently, Kim Masters sat on the other side of the mic as Ronan Farrow interviewed her for an episode of his “Catch and Kill Podcast.”

Kim Masters on ‘The Catch and Kill Podcast’ with Ronan Farrow

It’s a podcast crossover event! Recently, Kim Masters sat on the other side of the mic as Ronan Farrow interviewed her for an episode of his “Catch and Kill Podcast.”

from The Business

NBCUniversal revealed details of its new streaming service Peacock, which will have several tiers and pricing options.

Peacock emerges from its shell

NBCUniversal revealed details of its new streaming service Peacock, which will have several tiers and pricing options.

from Hollywood Breakdown

This week, some very tasty leftovers from three filmmakers reflecting on the early, not-so-easy days of their careers.

Three filmmakers reflect on early career struggles

This week, some very tasty leftovers from three filmmakers reflecting on the early, not-so-easy days of their careers.

from The Business

More from KCRW

Jonathan Blum wrote characters with open destinies, in stories with open endings, for his new book of short stories,  The Usual Uncertainties.

from Bookworm

Two generations of African-American talent — Michael B.

from The Treatment

Angelenos can reduce their carbon footprints by composting, but finding a place to do that is tough.

from Greater LA

When filmmaker Lulu Wang set out to write and direct a personal movie based on a real-life family saga, she had a clear vision for an American film, largely set in China, mostly in…

from The Business

This week we’re looking at several films from 2019 in which food was a subtle yet powerful storytelling device. Plus: we’re looking at the never-ending quest for a hangover cure.

from Good Food

Would you trade a month of your life to give a decade to a stranger?  What if it were four strangers? Or thirty?

from Here Be Monsters

Syd Mead envisoned vehicles, streetscapes and gadgets for Blade Runner, Tron, Aliens and many other films. He died December 30 at age 86.

from Design and Architecture

In André Aciman’s Find Me, strokes of luck are destiny.

from Bookworm

Ben Lerner’s  Leaving the Atocha Station  and  10:04  find their synthesis in  The Topeka School , the third in his Hegelian trilogy.

from Bookworm