Dade Hayes is Editor of Broadcasting & Cable, leading editorial operations across all platforms for the 85-year-old television business brand. He joined B&C as executive editor in 2013, following editing and writing stints at Variety,Entertainment Weekly, the Los Angeles Times and the Associated Press. Hayes also spent three years as Senior Vice President at Rubenstein Communications, handling corporate communications for Tribeca Enterprises, Paramount Pictures, News Corp., Hearst, the NFL and many others. He has written two books on media topics: Open Wide: How Hollywood Box Office Became a National Obsession (Miramax Books) and Anytime Playdate: Inside the Preschool Entertainment Boom, or, How Television Became My Baby’s Best Friend (Free Press/Simon & Schuster). His freelance writing has appeared in outlets such as the New York Times, Forbes, TV Guide and the Boston Globeand he appears regularly as an analyst for media outlets such as CBS News, Wired magazine and public radio’sMarketplace.