has received 29 nominations for the 2022 National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards, the Los Angeles Press Club announced Friday.
Sharon Waxman was the founder and editor in chief. She received multiple nominations, including one for her WaxWord column. “Inside Hollywood: How the Bob Iger-Bob Chapek Rift Led to the ScarJo Blunder.”She also received nominations in the Online Celebrity News category with Brian Welk, a film reporter. “Inexperienced ‘Rust’ Armorer Enraged Nicolas Cage on Previous Film: ‘You Just Blew My F–ing Eardrums Out!’ (Exclusive)” and with Drew Taylor in the Online Hard News – Film category for “Disney Imagineers Demand Halt of Mass Move to Florida After ’Don’t Say Gay’ Blow-Up (Exclusive).”
Welk was also nominated in the category of his achievements. “Spotlight on Deaf Actors”The series in the Diversity in the Film Industry Category.
Three nominations were received for Diane Haithman, a veteran reporter, for the feature on online TV. “ ‘The Next Ted Lasso’: After Year in Pandemic, Hollywood Dumps Edgy for ‘Uplifting’ Projects,”For the TV/streaming soft-news story “Domestic Workers Call for Hollywood to Clean Up Its Act Depicting Their Lives on Screen”Read her entire story “Only One Major U.S. Entertainment Company Board Has Achieved Gender Parity”In the Diversity in TV/Streaming Industry category.
Steve Pond, ’s executive editor for awards coverage, earned two nominations: in the Entertainment Blog category for his Awards Beat column “Emmy Voters Have Tunnel Vision, and It Hurt the Show”Online film feature “How Questlove Learned to Stop His ‘Reluctant-Leader Shtick’ for ‘Summer of Soul.’”
picked up two nominations in the Film Business category for Tim Baysinger’s “How Disney’s Kareem Daniel Became the Most Powerful Figure in Hollywood You’ve Never Heard Of” and Brendan Katz’s “How Hollywood May Be Sabotaging Profits With New Push to Pay Talent Upfront | Charts.”
“The Wrap-Up”Podcast was nominated for Waxman, Daniel Goldblatt, and Anchor/Host, as well as two audio Hard News Features. “Legal Experts Break Down the Britney Spears Conservatorship”And “Examining The ‘Rust”Hollywood’s Tragic Events and Their Impact on Hollywood.”
’s “How I Did It” video series, overseen by Jennifer Laski and Sharon Waxman, earned two nominations in the video soft news feature TV/film category: ”How ‘CODA’ Director Siân Heder Put the Audience in the Deaf Perspective” and “How ‘King Richard’ Composer Synced a Piano Note With a Tennis Shot.”
Robert Hofler, a critic and LaToya Fergusson, received recognition for their reviews on TV and theater.
Editor at large Benjamin Svetkey received a no in the Humor writing category. “That Time I Hid From William Hurt on the Set of ‘Lost in Space’ – and How He Got All ‘Wiggy.’”
’s Lindsey Ellefson and Thom Geier also earned a Best Headline nomination for “Rachel Mad-Dough: Is MSNBC Host Worth $30 Million a Year Without a Nightly Show?”
Ada Guerin, photo editor Tatiana Leiva were nominated multiple times for their work. “Emmy: The Race Begins.”
Ian Spanier’s portraits of homeless musician Paul Jacobsen earned nominations in the News Photo and Photo Essay categories. Corina Marie was honored for her Feature Photo of the Year. “Ted Lasso”Cast and her Action Photo of Quinta Brunson.
The site also earned three nominations in the Portrait Photo category, for Austin Hargrave’s Kirsten Dunst shot and two images by Jill Greenberg, of MJ Rodriguez and Tilda Swinton.
The Sheraton Universal Hotel will host a gala event where the winners will be announced.