Speaker/Artist Profile

Halperin Shirley

Job TitleExecutive Director

Company NameVariety - USA


Shirley Halperin is Executive Editor of Music at Variety, where she spearheads music coverage for the print magazine and Variety.com. Through her 20-year career, she has held staff positions at Entertainment Weekly, Teen People and Us Weekly and was also a regular contributor to Rolling Stone. Shirley joined the Hollywood Reporter (THR) as Music Editor in 2010, later adding sister magazine Billboard to her resume. Until 2017, she oversaw music news coverage for both publications, and in 2011, won a Best Personality Profile award from the Los Angeles Press Club for her THR cover story on Trent Reznor. 




Variety is the most authoritative and trusted source of entertainment business news reaching an audience of affluent influencers. For 113 years, influential producers, executives and talent in entertainment have turned to Variety for expert film, TV, digital, music, and theater business analysis and insights.


In addition to the weekly magazine and website, the venerable brand has a brand marketing arm, Variety Content Studio, that produces premium custom content as well as a thriving editorial features division. With over 4 million social followers, four podcast series, a two-time Emmy winning television series (Actors on Actors), 70 events and summits, most notably Variety’s Power of Women, Variety remains the vital read in global entertainment. 


Conference Sessions


    07-Jun-2018, 03:30 PM - 03:45 PM, Main Room (Auditorium A)

    Counting Steven Tyler, deadmau5, Britney Spears and Fifth Harmony, among others, as her clients, Dina LaPolt is without a doubt one of the most respect lawyers ...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Thu, June 7
      2. Event Theme

    07-Jun-2018, 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM, Main Room (Auditorium A)

    Scooter Braun will join the Midem Conference Programme and participate in a keynote conversation on Thursday 7 June. During the keynote, Braun will discuss how ...

    • Language: English
      1. Event
      2. Event Date
        Thu, June 7
      3. Event Theme
        Music Business
        Talent Development

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