Bill Werde Parts Ways With ‘Billboard’

Published: Wednesday 8th Jan 2014 by David

In a move many are billing an abrupt one, Billboard Magazine’s Editorial Director Bill Werde has parted ways with the company today, set to be replaced by ‘The Hollywood Reporter‘s Janice Min.

Full story below…

Announcing his departure via his official Twitter account, the one time ‘Rolling Stone‘ editor will now focus on collaborating with the organisation’s parent company ‘Prometheus Global Media‘, owned by the Guggenheim Partners.

When quizzed on Min’s surprise takeover, Werde explained to one Twitter user:


Then, in an official statement published on his personal blog, he went on to elaborate:

“Guggenheim Digital has expressed interest in me working to develop some new ideas within their framework of companies, and I look forward to applying an entrepreneurial approach to the entertainment and media realms that we’ve all spent so much time studying. More soon!”

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  1. *ℙᏫℙ ℝᏫᎩAℒᎿᎩ* January 8, 2014

    Is Interesting.

  2. Lovebird January 8, 2014

    Well this is interesting. I wonder what new rule changes the new person will bring in.

  3. AutoFill Truthteller, D January 8, 2014

    Glad that biased punk got fired.
    Hr was making billboard sound like Perez Hilton website.
    Now Billboard can have its professionalism back…

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