DENVER (AP) — Former San Diego Union-Tribune publisher Ed Moss has been named president and chief executive officer of The Denver Post.
Digital First Media announced Moss’ appointment on Friday. He will also serve as a Digital First Media executive vice-president overseeing MediaNews Group’s operations in Colorado, Texas and New Mexico.
The company said Moss led a turnaround at the Union-Tribune that doubled profit and digital revenue over two years.
Digital First Media was formed last year to manage both MediaNews and The Journal Register Co.
Digital First CEO John Paton and MediaNews chairman Dean Singleton said Moss understands how to transform newspaper operations in the digital age.
Moss also previously worked as president and CEO of MediaNews’ Los Angeles newspaper group.
He replaces Jerry Grilly, who is retiring, and will start Feb. 20.
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