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Posts Tagged ‘Scott McKibben’

Tournament of Roses Executive Director Resigns

Citing personal reasons, Scott McKibben resigned Thursday as the executive director of the Tournament of Roses.

Tournament of Roses COO William B. Flinn will take over as interim executive director.

“With our excellent volunteers, our very capable management committee and Tournament of Roses staff support, we anticipate a smooth transition leading to a successful 123rd Tournament of Roses Parade and 98th Rose Bowl Game,” Tournament of Roses president Rick Jackson said in a statement.

The former Los Angeles Times Media Group executive was hired in 2009, replacing Mitch Dorger.

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LAT’s Eddy Hartenstein’s First Move: Poach From Freedom Communications

334_scottm.jpgAmong the first moves of new LAT publisher Eddy Hartenstein was to snag Freedom Communication‘s Scott McKibben.

McKibben will be the LAT’s Chief Revenue Officer… which should be a pretty easy job seeing how there are fewer numbers to add up with each passing year.

Ed Padgett has the full memo here, but here’s your highlight:

“Scott already knows all the key players in our industry and how newspapers work—no learning curve here.”