| Nov 6, 2013
Downtown L.A. — it's not a punchline anymore; it's a destination. It's vital in a way it hasn't been since the 1940s, and hip in a way it never was to begin with. Carol Schatz, president and CEO of the Central City Assn. of Los Angeles, has pushed...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:43 AM
New Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has tapped one of the media industry's fiercest watchdogs for a senior role on his team.
Gigi Sohn, who has headed the nonprofit advocacy group Public Knowledge for 12 years, is joining Wheeler'...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:38 PM
In a move straight out of the tech start-up handbook, Machinima co-founder Allen DeBevoise has decided to step down as chief executive of the gamer-focused YouTube channel he helped launch.
DeBevoise said he is looking for a professional manager who can...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:32 PM
WASHINGTON — Shortly after she launched her signature anti-obesity initiative more than three years ago, Michelle Obama signaled she would take on a contentious issue: advertising for snacks, soft drinks, sugary cereals and fast food aimed at...
| Nov 24, 2013
The gig: Greg Dollarhyde, 61, runs Veggie Grill, where the CEO title, he says, stands for "chief energizing officer." The Santa Monica fast-casual restaurant chain, which serves all plant-based food, was launched in 2006. The number of units doubled...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The star power under a tented ballroom enclosing a blocklong stretch of Beverly Hills' Crescent Drive was intense. Kevin Spacey, Jodie Foster, Amy Adams, Gwen Stefani, Demi Moore and 1,000 or so other influencers came out in glittering gowns and tuxes for...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 12:18 PM
More than a hundred explorers, scientists and government officials will gather at Long Beach’s Aquarium of the Pacific on Friday to draft a blueprint to solve a deep blue problem: About 95% of the world's oceans remains unexplored.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Former CNN corporate communications chief Christa Robinson has joined Tribune Co. as chief communications officer, based in Gotham.
Tribune CEO Peter Liguori cited Robinson's experience in media and government affairs as Tribune gears up for what CEO...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:12 AM
Note: This op-ed has been updated to correct the contact information for search consultant Ray and Associates.
One of the most important opportunities before Baltimore is attracting the next chief executive officer to lead the city school system and...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:01 AM
After the coffee. Before finding a better agent.
The Skinny: Today is 11/12/13. Just throwing that out there for you to have something to chew on. And if you are reading this at 9:10 well consider your mind officially blown! Today's roundup includes...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Shazam Entertainment, looking to get its app more tightly synchronized with the TV biz, has hired Jonathan Block-Verk, president and CEO of television marketing association PromaxBDA, as head of TV partnerships.
Block-Verk joins Shazam in the newly...