The Entertainment Authority. Everywhere.

HitFix is the fastest growing entertainment news brand, driving discovery, conversation and choices for passionate entertainment fans via breaking news, expert analysis, engaging reviews, recaps and live, on-the-scene event coverage of the biggest entertainment events across film, TV, music and more. HitFix offers partners access to an unparalleled editorial and video distribution network spanning desktop, mobile, social, video and out-of-home digital displays to the tune of 90+ Million interview streams and 300+ Million viewers each month. HitFix is truly everywhere.

Meet our team

Jennifer Sargent (CEO & Co-Founder)

Jen is the CEO and Co-Founder of HitFix, the fastest growing entertainment news brand in the U.S. Prior to HitFix, Jen cultivated an expansive range of digital expertise covering the media and technology landscape, including leadership roles at Reed Business Information (parent company of Variety), DoubleClick, BV Capital and J.P. Morgan Technology & Media investment banking. Jen has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Electrical Engineering from UVa. She is a frequent mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs and has been featured in publications such as USA Today, The New York Observer, and SoCalTech.com, among others. When she’s not traversing the continent for meetings, she’s enjoying story time with her son Henry, taking in Snoop Lion concerts with her husband Pete, growing gargantuan-sized zucchinis at her wine-country home, and tapping the latest foodie hotspots with her eclectic collection of friends, colleagues & and other beach bums.

Favorite Movie from the 90's: The Shawshank Redemption
In Heavy Rotation on Her iPod: Foo Fighters' Everlong

Gregory Ellwood (Editor-In-Chief, President & Co-Founder)

Gregory is the Editor-in-Chief, President and Co-Founder of HitFix, where he has recruited one of the most respected editorial teams in entertainment news. He is also responsible for delivering engaging original video content across millions of screens daily via HitFix’s out-of-home partners. Gregory began his career in Hollywood at the forefront of interactive marketing while working at 20th Century Fox International and Paramount Pictures. Before co-founding HitFix, Greg created the Hollywood Hitlist on MSN Movies, consulted for Variety and re-launched the LA Times' The Envelope website for the 2007-2008 season. Gregory also is a passionate basketball fan and player. He can consistently be found hitting clutch 3’s in meaningless pick up games across Los Angeles. Gregory received his MFA from California Institute of the Arts.

Favorite Movie from the 90's: The Ice Storm
Favorite Basketball Team: Los Angeles Clippers

Lesley Kallet Rose (Chief Operating Officer)

Lesley is a passionate digital executive who has spent her career marketing entertainment content online. Prior to joining the Hitfix team, she spent nearly a decade at Moviefone, where she most recently served as the site's General Manager. Lesley also worked at Warner Bros. Pictures, where she was part of the first interactive marketing team, handling online publicity for blockbuster franchises like Harry Potter and Ocean's Eleven.

In her spare time, Lesley can usually be found in a yoga class, trying to compensate for the inordinate number of hours she spends on the couch devouring her favorite TV shows and movies.

Movie I've seen more times than I can count: The Shawshank Redemption
Favorite Guilty Pleasure TV Show: Scandal

Anurag Jain (Chief Technology Officer)

Anu is an experienced entrepreneur and technologist with a diverse background in mobile and web development. He most recently co-founded and was the CEO at Gigzee, an online live music discovery tool. Anu has also developed enterprise strategy as well as consumer features for Internet Explorer at Microsoft. He is constantly a technological adviser to many startups in the SF Bay Area. Anu received his M.S. from The Ohio State University. When Anu is not hacking away at his computer, he can typically be found at the squash courts in San Francisco, or out sailing on the bay.

Favorite Movie from the 90's: The Big Lebowski
Favorite TV shows of today: Parks and Recreation and Breaking Bad

Get to know our brands and tastemakers

HitFix is home to the most trusted and influential consumer voices in Hollywood, all under one roof, offering fans the ultimate entertainment site…without the gossip and celebrity scandals. HitFix's tastemakers cut through the clutter for entertainment fans who have to know first about everything movies, TV, music, awards, comic books & comedy.