CEO and Founder, The Wrap
As an award-winning journalist, author and founder of TheWrap, Sharon Waxman represents one of the most influential voices in news media and popular culture. Since Waxman’s launch of TheWrap in 2009, the premiere news organization covering the business of entertainment and media, she has successfully guided the daily news site to phenomenal growth as it today reaches over 2 million unique visitors per month.
Prior to her launch of TheWrap, Waxman is best known for her work as the Hollywood correspondent for The New York Times, covering every facet of the industry’s evolution during the 1990′s and into the early 2000′s. Leading up to her work at the Times, Waxman spent over a decade at The Washington Post, serving as both a correspondent for the Style section and foreign correspondent in Europe and the Middle East.
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