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(LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2018) – Shana Naomi Krochmal has been named Digital Director at Entertainment Weekly, it was announced today by Will Lee, Senior Vice President of Digital, Entertainment Group, Meredith Corporation. Krochmal, who will be based in Los Angeles, will lead the Entertainment Weekly digital team and drive strategy for and performance of EW's digital content and programming across all platforms and for all audiences. Krochmal started July 30 in Entertainment Weekly’s Los Angeles headquarters.

Krochmal joins EW after spending four years at Entertainment Tonight Online (, where she was Editor in Chief. While at, Krochmal led a team of more than 50 employees including video, editorial, and social and grew the site into a top-tier 24/7 premium digital video and news operation that ranks amongst the top 3 sites for entertainment news. Previously, Krochmal worked at Out Magazine where she was a contributing editor. She also held roles as supervising producer at Al Jazeera America and Current TV.

Krochmal will report to Will Lee, and will collaborate closely with Entertainment Weekly Editor in Chief Henry Goldblatt and the Meredith digital team on all digital content and programming initiatives.

“We are incredibly fortunate that a digital news veteran of Shana’s caliber will be joining EW’s talented digital team,” said Lee.


ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY is your all-access pass to Hollywood’s most creative minds and most fascinating stars. The magazine was launched in 1990 and is America’s leading consumer publication in the entertainment category, with a guaranteed circulation rate base of 1.5 million and a combined audience of almost 28 million loyal, engaged fans. Each day, publishes a myriad of featured stories, news articles, TV-recaps, original videos, film reviews and photo galleries. ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY is the first to know about the best in entertainment. With sharp insight, unparalleled access and a trusted voice, EW keeps readers plugged into pop culture. This is where the buzz begins.



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Wednesday, August 1, 2018