Publishers Daily: McClatchy Taps Jeffrey Dorsey To Drive Digital Transformation

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McClatchy has appointed Jeffrey Dorsey to senior vice president of transformation, a new role at the company, to lead and accelerate the company’s transformation “to a digitally driven business model
with value creation at its core.” Dorsey stated he was excited to serve in “a new role that will support the acceleration of the company’s digital journey. The content that our teams
provide is vital to our communities, and I look forward to working across departments to ensure the sustainability of local news and advertising.”Previously, he spent over 15 years
at Tribune, most recently as Chief Information Officer. He will report to chairman and CEO, Tony Hunter. Hunter was named CEO of McClatchy in August, after the company
announced it was being acquired by Chatham Asset Management. He also came from Tribune, formerly CEO of Tribune Publishing and publisher of the Chicago Tribune, a role he held from 2008 to
2016.advertisementadvertisementDorsey will work with the executive leadership team at McClatchy to ensure the business strategies, plans and initiatives are aligned with the company’s transformation plan.He
will also promote the use of technology and digital tools “to drive new, creative solutions and mitigate risk,” according to the company.Dorsey will lead …

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