July 14, 2024


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Hollywood Reporter appoints Fekadu senior music editor

Hollywood Reporter appoints Fekadu senior music editor

Mesfin Fekadu

The Hollywood Reporter has hired Mesfin Fekadu as a senior music editor to oversee  coverage for the brand’s website and magazine.

Fekadu begins on Dec. 5 and will report to executive editor David Katz.

Recently, Fekadu worked at Netflix as manager, written communications. During his 13 years at The Associated Press, he served as a production coordinator, entertainment writer/producer, co-music lead, music editor and senior journalist.

He interned at MTV Networks and MSNBC.

As the announcement highlights his achievements:

His work earned him three Los Angeles Press Club Awards, and he landed eight nominations at the 2022 National Entertainment & Arts Journalism Awards, including a bid for online journalist of the year. Fekadu was named a Craig Newmark Philanthropies Fellow for the Society of Features Journalism in 2019; he has sat on the SFJ board since 2020. His alma mater, Saint Peter’s University, presented him with its Rising Star Award this year for “accomplishing a great deal in their time since graduation, continuing to make a difference in their field and showing incredible promise for the future.”

Be sure to congratulate Fekadu via Twitter.