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Hearst Names Kristine Shine President of San Francisco Chronicle

Kristine Shine has been named president of the San Francisco Chronicle, a Hearst Newspapers publication. Shine comes to the paper from Popsugar, where she has been since 2008; most recently serving as chief revenue officer.

“Kristine has the experience to effectively build our digital businesses in a rapidly expanding market,” said Mark Aldam, Hearst Newspapers’ president, in a statement. “In addition to her hands-on sales development background, Kristine has proactively developed new product experiences to connect brands with the audiences they want to reach.”

Shine — who begins her role on January 20 — succeeds Joanne Bradford, who left the Chronicle in November.

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