Michael Schneider has been promoted to television editor at Variety.
A story on its website states, “Variety is also expanding its TV presence with editor-at-large Kate Aurthur taking on new responsibilities for leading fan-focused coverage of TV content. Variety is increasing its investment in coverage of current series, from series previews and first-looks to episodic recaps, cast and showrunner Q & As, critical commentary, post-mortems, scene breakdowns and other content that fuels word-of-mouth and social conversation around TV .
“Schneider and Aurthur will work closely together in steering the industry’s largest team of TV-focused reporters. Schneider will drive industry news, features and analysis in addition to continuing to lead Variety‘s TV awards coverage.
“‘Michael Schneider has more than earned this promotion,’ said Cynthia Littleton, Variety co-editor in chief, to whom Schneider reports. ‘He works tirelessly to cover an industry that he loves, and he’s got a well-trained eye for great stories that capture the unique qualities of working in the content business.’ ”
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