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Posts Tagged ‘Ed Moss’

Former Union-Tribune Publisher Takes Over at Denver Post

This morning, employees at the Denver Post met their new incoming president and CEO. Per a dispatch on the 120-year-old daily’s website, former San Diego Union-Tribune publisher Ed Moss will assume those duties on February 20.

There’s some interesting background in the Post piece by Aldo Svaldi that involves the paper’s parent company, Digital First Media. Moss, who was also named executive vice-president of that parent, has been on Digital First chairman William Dean Singleton‘s radar since the mid-1990s:

Singleton said he first got to know Moss in 1996, and eventually hired him in 2007 to oversee the Los Angeles Newspaper Group. “I was distraught when he came to me and said he was going to San Diego,” Singleton said. As a potential bidder for that newspaper, Singleton watched its performance closely.

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San Diego Union-Tribune Names New President and COO

Papa Doug Manchester has officially taken control of the San Diego Union-Tribune, after it was announced last month that he planned to buy the paper from Platinum Equity. In his first official act at the paper, Manchester and his top media executive John Lynch sent a memo to staff announcing that Mike Hodges will be the new president and COO of the paper. Hodges has run the paper’s website and digital operations since 2009.

Publisher Ed Moss will also be stepping down from his position. He’ll stay on as a consultant.

San Diego CityBeat got a hold of the memo. In full after the jump.

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Publisher Leaves Los Angeles Daily News For San Diego Union-Tribune

The San Diego Union-Tribune announced today that Ed Moss has been hired as the newspaper’s president and publisher. Moss resigned as president and CEO of Los Angeles Newspaper Group and publisher of the Daily News to take the job with the Union-Tribune. We wish him luck with his severely depleted staff.

Fred Hamilton will be replacing Moss as president of LANG, and Liz Gaier has been named interim publisher of the Los Angeles Daily News.

Previously on FBLA:
192 Jobs Cut At San Diego Union-Tribune
SD Union-Tribune Bought by Investment Firm with Tom Jones Look-a-Like CEO