Elizabeth Wagmeister is an entertainment journalist at Variety, where she covers the television industry from the publication’s Los Angeles headquarters. Regularly appearing on national and local news, Wagmeister began a weekly segment on “Good Day LA” at Fox 11 KTTV in 2016.
Wagmeister has been seen on “Today,” “Good Morning America,” “CBS This Morning,” “Access Hollywood,” “Entertainment Tonight,” “The Insider,” “Extra,” Fox News, CNN, HLN and has been a panelist on the Huffington Post’s “Huff Post Live,” among other shows. She has covered every red carpet from the Golden Globes and Emmys, to the Teen Choice Awards and VMAs. She covers premieres and major industry events, including the TCAs and Upfronts, plus is an on-camera interviewer in-studio and at junkets.
Prior to Variety, Wagmeister was the Senior Entertainment Editor at Bonnie Fuller’s HollywoodLife.com where she ran the site’s television and film content, and was an on-camera host for both of the company’s daily web series “Hollybuzz” and the “HollywoodLife Says” roundtable. For her hosting work, Wagmeister’s YouTube videos have amassed over 30 million views. She started her career at TV Guide Magazine in New York City where she was a red carpet reporter and writer.