McClatchy names regional editor for Midwest Region 3/19/18

McClatchy has named Mike Fannin as regional editor for the Midwest Region. Fannin, currently executive editor and vice president of The Kansas City Star, will continue to lead the The Kansas City Star and oversee three additional newsrooms including The Wichita Eagle in Kansas, the Belleville News-Democrat in Illinois, and the Star-Telegram in Fort Worth, Texas.


Kristin Roberts named regional editor of McClatchy's East Region 3/6/18

McClatchy has named Kristin Roberts regional editor of the company's East region. Roberts, currently executive editor of McClatchy's Washington Bureau, will oversee nine newsrooms.


Robyn Tomlin and Lauren Gustus named regional editors at McClatchy 1/15/18

McClatchy has announced a new regional structure for news and named Robyn Tomlin and Lauren Gustus as regional editors. Tomlin, currently managing editor at The Dallas Morning News, will be based in Raleigh, N.C., and will be responsible for the seven McClatchy newsrooms in the Carolinas. Gustus, currently executive editor of McClatchy's Star-Telegram in Fort Worth, Texas, will be based in Sacramento and will be responsible for McClatchy's five California newsrooms plus The Idaho Statesman in Boise. They will begin in their new roles in February.

MORE and McClatchy accelerate affiliate market transition 1/9/18 Inc., a leading online automotive marketplace, and McClatchy have announced an agreement to convert the remaining 17 affiliate markets into the direct sales channel prior to the October 2019 affiliate agreement expiration date. The agreement follows an earlier November 2017 initial accord to convert five markets.

The new agreement includes marketing support payments through 2019 reflecting a continuing relationship between and McClatchy, a smooth transition and an opportunity to immediately introduce digital advertising solutions for the benefit of dealer customers.


Vijay Ravindran named to McClatchy's board of directors 12/5/17

McClatchy has announced the appointment of Vijay Ravindran to its board of directors, effective Jan. 1, 2018.


Stephanie Shepherd resigns as McClatchy controller 11/6/17

Stephanie Shepherd, corporate controller of The McClatchy Company since December 2015, has resigned effective Nov. 27 to pursue an executive finance role in the Nevada state education sector. A search for her replacement has begun.


Three McClatchy newsrooms to join News Co/Lab Initiative 11/6/17

McClatchy has announced that three newsrooms will join an innovative initiative to strengthen news literacy, credibility and public trust.

The Telegraph, in Macon, Ga., and The Modesto Bee, in central valley California, will join The Kansas City Star as part of News Co/Lab, a collaborative project developed by Arizona State University's Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and supported by the Facebook Journalism Project and the News Integrity Initiative.

The three local newsrooms will launch a variety of experiments to improve the public's ability to understand how news works, build public trust in reporting, increase transparency in how news is produced, improve community engagement with newsrooms and gather feedback. The Cronkite School will track the success of these steps and share best practices and models that work.


McClatchy names Scott Manuel as VP of digital product, technology 10/9/17

McClatchy has named Scott Manuel as vice president of digital product and technology. In this newly-created position, Manuel will drive digital product management and development at McClatchy. He will be based in Raleigh, N.C., a technology hub for the company.


McClatchy video series featured in Facebook's Watch 8/14/17

McClatchy has announced that Titletown, TX, the real-life, inside account of an elite Texas high school football team's journey for a sixth state championship in eight years, is being featured as part of Facebook's new Watch platform.

Watch is a place where people can find Shows, a new type of video on Facebook. Users can engage with a broader community and subscribe as new episodes are released each week. Facebook continues to roll out Watch to users and Titletown, TX can be found here:


McClatchy announces closing of CareerBuilder sale 8/1/17

The McClatchy Company has announced the completion of the sale of a majority of its interest in CareerBuilder, LLC.