Steven Zeitchik

Writer

Steven Zeitchik is a former Los Angeles Times staff writer who covered film and the larger world of Hollywood for the paper from 2009 to 2017, exploring the personalities, issues, content and consequences of both the creative and business (and, increasingly, digital) aspects of our screen entertainment. He previously covered entertainment beats at Variety and the Hollywood Reporter, has contributed arts and culture pieces to the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post and the New York Times and has done journalistic tours of duty in Jerusalem and Berlin. While at The Times he has also reported stories in cities ranging from Cairo to Krakow, though Hollywood can still seem like the most exotic destination of all.

Recent Articles

  • Bill Cosby's accuser has her dramatic, detailed day in court

    Bill Cosby's accuser has her dramatic, detailed day in court

    In the nearly three years since women began stepping forward en masse to accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault, none ever achieved what most abuse victims wish for: a day in court. No longer. Andrea Constand took the witness stand at the Cosby trial Tuesday and faced off against her alleged attacker...

  • Bill Cosby accuser confronts the comedian: 'I was very afraid'

    Bill Cosby accuser confronts the comedian: 'I was very afraid'

    Kelly Johnson was a young assistant at the William Morris Agency in the 1990s when Bill Cosby, one of the company’s biggest clients at the time, began showing an interest in her. Cosby would call her home to chat, recommend doctors for an ailing relative and even host Johnson and her family at...

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