Cynthia Littleton is Co-Editor in Chief at Variety. She has covered the television beat for the past 25 years. She began her career at United Press International, followed by stints at Broadcasting & Cable magazine, Variety, and The Hollywood Reporter, where she rose to Editor before rejoining Variety in 2007. At Variety, she also co-hosts the weekly "Strictly Business" interview podcast.
Littleton is the author of "TV on Strike: Why Hollywood Went to War Over the Internet" (Syracuse University Press, 2013), the definitive account of the 2007-2008 Writers Guild of America strike and the impact of the disruptive digital advancements that fueled the labor strife. She is also the co-author with Susanne Daniels of "Season Finale: The Unexpected Rise and Fall of the WB Network and UPN" (HarperCollins, 2007) and editor of the essay collection "What I Told My Daughter: Lessons From Leaders on Raising the Next Generation of Empowered Women" (Simon & Schuster, 2016).
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