The Observer has learned that Page Six reporter Corynne Steindler is leaving the Post for a senior reporting position at Bonnie Fuller’s web site, HollywoodLife.com.
The move makes Ms. Steindler the third reporter in just over two months to leave Page Six. Paula Froelich left in July shortly after her book was published; Bill Hoffman was let go in August. Neel Shah, who has been at Page Six for 10 months, is now the most veteran member of Richard Johnson’s rowdy fleet. Emily Smith joined last month from Life & Style, and we’re sure the search for new talent is already on.
Ms. Fuller’s new web venture, which is based in New York and scheduled for a relaunch in late October, is focusing on celebrity and entertainment news for 18-35 year-old women. In addition to Ms. Steindler, Hollywood Life hired Will Lee, the former New York bureau chief for TMZ, last week. The web site is owned by Jay Penske’s Mail.com Media Corporation, the same place that recently bought Nikki Finke’s web site.
Before Page Six, Ms. Steindler was an editor at Jossip, the now-suspended web site run by David Hauslaib, and prior to that she worked at Star magazine for Ms. Fuller.
We’re waiting to hear back from Bonnie Fuller and Page Six’s Richard Johnson.
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