Kim Masters

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

Actor, comedian, musician, and producer Steve Martin had been invited to one of talent manager’s Sandy Gallin’s showbiz parties in New York.

Steve Martin can't imagine 'Only Murders in the Building' without Selena Gomez

Actor, comedian, musician, and producer Steve Martin had been invited to one of talent manager’s Sandy Gallin’s showbiz parties in New York.

from The Business

Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav shocks the movie industry once again by shelving the nearly-completed $90-milion film “Batgirl.” What does this mean for the company’s future?

Warner Bros. CEO Zaslav cancels release of $90 million film ‘Batgirl’

Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav shocks the movie industry once again by shelving the nearly-completed $90-milion film “Batgirl.” What does this mean for the company’s future?

from Hollywood Breakdown

Filmmaker Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic’s debut feature “Murina” won best first film at Cannes last year.

Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic on career-defining film 'Murina'

Filmmaker Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic’s debut feature “Murina” won best first film at Cannes last year.

from The Business

More from KCRW

To some members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, creator Dustin Lance Black’s FX series “ Under the Banner of Heaven ” is an unfair depiction of their religion.

from The Business

Actress and author Selma Blair talks about her multiple sclerosis, addiction struggles, and sexual assault.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“Minions: The Rise of Gru” had a huge big screen debut after teenage fans pulled off a viral TikTok stunt.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Faustino Benites has worked at The Huntington Gardens for over 30 years. Now he’s sharing plant tips in Spanish on the organization’s TikTok account to thousands of fans.

from Greater LA

Scientists are checking LA sewage for coronavirus. As fewer people report test results, health officials say the data helps them see what’s next with the pandemic.

from Greater LA

This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down for a conversation with graphic novelist Adrian Tomine, whose recent work inspired the film “Paris, 13th District.”

from The Treatment

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has released its first images that show stars and galaxies never before seen. Some are believed to be more than 4 billion years old.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA is in mourning after iconic Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully died Tuesday at age 94. He called Dodgers games for 67 seasons before retiring in 2016. Mo Ostin died this week at age 95.

from Greater LA

“ The New Black West ” is a photo book that highlights Black cowboys and cowgirls in the Bay Area.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand