Deadline.com has hired Patrick Hipes as its new Managing Editor. The former AME at The Hollywood Reporter had worked at the ex-trade since 2004 and most recently been responsible for keeping the workflow going in a 50-person newsroom. Most importantly, he’s expert at multitasking, which is exactly what Deadline needs for its 24/7 entertainment news flow. Hipes will be based out of the Los Angeles headquarters. He previously worked for the Orange County Register, the Daily News of Los Angeles, and The Oregonian. The native of Portland, Ore., graduated in 1994 from Carleton College in Minnesota with a BA in political science and then moved to Los Angeles after college. His email is [email protected].