RD Recap: Bill Wolff Out at ‘Chelsea’; Ellen Shultz Joins the NYT

The latest media hirings and firings.

Revolving Door

Bill Wolff is done as showrunner and executive producer on Chelsea Handler‘s Netflix talk show after just three weeks of episodes. “I am excited for Chelsea as she continues to produce her singular vision for a television talk show,” said Wolff, a former ep of The View. “My friends at Netflix provide the foremost platform in developing ambitious and compelling creative content.” Handler is expected to take over many of his duties as she and her team try to get a feel for producing the three-day-a-week show. Wolff, undoubtedly, will land on his feet somewhere…

Ellen Shultz steps in as executive vice president for talent and inclusion at The New York Times. She had been vp and head of human resources at Media General. “Ellen is joining the Times with an outstanding track record and highly relevant experience at companies undergoing significant digital transitions like ours,” Times president and CEO Mark Thompson said in an announcement. “We will rely heavily on her expertise in helping us to attract, develop and retain outstanding employees and to think and work differently across the organization.”… And there are changes at The Forward, Black Enterprise and more