Michael Cieply - Moved from LA Times to Ray Stark Productions to New York Times.

David Friendly - spent six years at Newsweek, three years at LA Times, left in 1987 to work for Brian Grazer and Ron Howard at Imagine Entertainment.

Morgan Gendel - moved from LA Times to the TV show Law & Order.

Dale Pollock - Started at Variety in 1979. Moved to LA Times. In 1985 went to work for David Geffen and then became an independent producer.

Peter McAlevey - wrote for Newsweek before producing movies.