Matthew Belloni
Founding Partner, Puck
Matthew Belloni is an experienced content executive, serving as the top editor of a leading entertainment publication and appearing frequently as an analyst on television, as well as practicing law as an attorney in the entertainment industry.

Belloni is currently Founding Partner of Puck, a next-generation digital media company covering the power centers of Hollywood, Silicon Valley, Washington and New York. He joined Puck in May 2021 and writes a twice-weekly newsletter called What I’m Hearing.

As editorial director of The Hollywood Reporter from 2016 to 2020, Belloni was responsible for editorial content and initiatives at the iconic media outlet. Belloni oversaw all of THR’s editorial properties, including its weekly print magazine; and its digital verticals; video, podcasts and live events.

In 14 years with THR, Belloni served in a number of senior positions. During this time, THR took home two National Magazine Awards for General Excellence and more than 100 National Arts and Entertainment Journalism awards. Belloni also appears regularly as an analyst on NBC Nightly News, CBS This Morning, CNN, CNBC, NPR’s The Business and The Bill Simmons Podcast.

Before joining THR, Belloni was an attorney at an entertainment law firm in Los Angeles, representing actors, filmmakers and media companies in disputes and litigation. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a bachelor’s degree in political science and obtained a law degree from the University of Southern California School of Law, where he was a member of the USC Law Review.
Matthew Belloni