Variety lofts Speier

Syracuse grad rises to o'see entertainment trade

Michael Speier has been named managing editor of Variety and Daily Variety, it was announced by editor-in chief Peter Bart.

Prior to this promotion, Speier had oversight of Special Reports. In that capacity he developed several new sections for the paper and presided over expanded Oscar coverage.

Before taking over Specials, he served as assistant managing editor in charge of Daily Variety Gotham and was also a contributing television critic.

Speier joined Variety in 1997 from Millimeter Magazine. A graduate of Syracuse University, Speier grew up in Dallas, Texas. He and his wife, Michiko, have two children.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Biz News from Variety

Loading