About Us

The Awards Circuit has been the premier entertainment and awards site since May 2008. It is Owned and Operated by Editor, Clayton Davis. AC also staffs an eclectic group of writers, all from different walks of life, all from different areas of the world.

Mission Statement:

Awards Circuit is committed to delivering unbiased news and awards coverage to both industry professionals and dedicated fans of film, television, music, and theatre. Our diverse team of writers provide in-depth analysis of both American and international entertainment.

Meet the Editor & Owner

Clayton Davis is the esteemed Editor and Owner of AwardsCircuit.com. Born in Bronx, NY to a Puerto Rican mother and Black father, he’s been criticizing film and television for over a decade. Clayton is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick off to the awards season, the Critics Choice Awards. He’s also an active member of New York Film Critics Online, International Press Academy, Black Reel Awards, and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. Clayton has been quoted and appeared in various outlets that include The New York Times, CNN.com, Variety, Deadline, Los Angeles Times, Bloomberg Television, AOL, Huffington Post, Bloomberg Radio, The Wrap, Slash Film, and the Hollywood Reporter.

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Staff Writer: Joey Magidson
Brooklyn, NY
Columns: DVD Picks of the Week
Member Since: 2008

News Reporter: Lauren Huff
Columns: News, Reviews, Awards Coverage
Member Since: 2016

Staff Writer: Joseph Braverman
Los Angeles, CA
Columns: TV Recaps, Sci-Fi Fridays
Member Since: 2011

Associate Writer: Mark Johnson
Akron, Ohio
Columns: Circuit 3, News
Member Since 2012

Contributing Writer: Shane Slater
Columns: Foreign Circuit
Member Since: 2014

Associate Writer: Sam Coffey
Centerville, Ohio
Columns: Six Spot, TV Recaps
Member Since: 2014

Contributing TV Writer: Cristina Lule
Sacramento, CA
Columns: Women in Cinema
Member Since: 2014

Contributing Writer: Karen Peterson
Los Angeles, CA
Columns: Women in Cinema, TV Recaps
Member Since: 2013

Become a Writer for The Awards Circuit

The Awards Circuit is always on the lookout for talented, enthusiastic, and just plain cool writers. The Awards Circuit is one of the top internet sites for all things entertainment, film, Oscars, and more. Please note that all the positions listed below are VOLUNTEER positions. While they offer cool benefits as access to cool stuff, get into a movie screening, and even possibly meet a movie star, we cannot guarantee anything beyond your name on the site.

All applicants must be over 18 years of age.

E-mail: claytondavis@awardscircuit.com


  • Staff Writer for Film
  • Staff Writer for Television
  • News Reporter
  • MarcusMarleau

    when do u are gonna put the tracker of the festivals like you did the last year… where u put the name of the festival and the winner in each category?

  • *looks for Shane Slater* 🙁

  • *looks for Shane Slater* 🙁

  • *looks for Shane Slater* 🙁