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Rebecca M. Ford is a multimedia journalist living in Los Angeles.
She is currently a senior correspondent at Vanity Fair, where she writes for the magazine’s Hollywood section, with a focus on awards season. Joining the publication in 2021, Rebecca writes profiles, features and columns covering the contenders of Oscar and Emmy season, along with other pieces delving into the entertainment business. She also moderates panels, covers film festivals and participates in Vanity Fair’s weekly awards podcast, Little Gold Men. See her latest work here.
She previously served as the senior awards editor at The Hollywood Reporter, where she oversaw all coverage of awards for the industry trade. She edited more than 20 special awards issues that cover Emmy and Oscar season, and moderated the publication’s roundtables. She previously spent several years as a film reporter at the outlet, where she handled breaking news, in-depth interviews and features. She’s traveled to festivals throughout the country and the world, ranging from Comic-Con to Cannes.
Originally from the Bay Area, Rebecca has lived and worked in San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Hawaii and Los Angeles. She has had work published in Hollywood Patch, The Los Angeles Times- The GUIDE, The Huffington Post, The Honolulu Weekly, Ms. Magazine, East West Magazine, Metromix Los Angeles and Los Angeles Magazine, among others.
Rebecca received a B.A. in visual communication from Hawaii Pacific University in 2006 and an M.A. in print journalism from USC’s Annenberg School of Communication in 2008.
Rebecca was included on Gold House’s 2020 A100 list, highlighting the most influential Asians in culture and media. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband, daughter and two cats.