Created On: June 12, 2011
TheWrap (www.thewrap.com) is a unique primary news source focused on the business of entertainment and media. Offering its readers original reporting, exclusive contributions from industry leaders and curated news from around the globe, The Wrap is led by award-winning journalist and author Sharon Waxman with a team of veteran entertainment writers and editors including Lew Harris, Tim Molloy, Steve Pond, Dan Frankel, Brent Lang, and Dylan Stableford.
TheWrap news organization is backed by Maveron, a venture capital firm based in Seattle, Washington and co-founded by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz and Dan Levitan. TheWrap was named the best online news site for 2009 at the National Entertainment Journalism Awards by the Los Angeles Press Club, along with several other awards for investigative reporting, criticism and feature writing. TheWrap was named one of the "100 Most Important Online Publishers" in 2010 by OMMA, the magazine of online media, marketing and advertising.