Matthew Belloni is a journalist, attorney and editor who recently concluded a 14 year run at The Hollywood Reporter. As editorial director of THR, Belloni was responsible for all editorial content and initiatives at the iconic entertainment media outlet, including its National Magazine Award-winning weekly print publication; THR.com and its digital verticals; video content, podcasts and live events.
Belloni has served in a number of senior editorial roles at THR, playing a significant role in the outlet’s heralded transformation from a daily trade newspaper into the entertainment industry’s flagship media brand with a global reach and nearly 25 million monthly unique visitors.
Before becoming a journalist, Belloni was an entertainment attorney, representing artists and executives in disputes with media companies. He is a graduate of UC Berkeley and USC Law School, where he served on the Law Review.