McClatchy names Scott Manuel as VP of digital product, technology

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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.

Manuel is a multi-disciplined executive with global leadership experience focused on driving growth opportunities at the intersection of technology, product, finance and strategy. He has held leadership positions at media, financial services, healthcare and energy companies. Most recently he was vice president of pplied Innovation at Thomson Reuters where he expanded product capabilities by developing innovative solutions and partnering with customers, start-ups and market leaders in blockchain, digital identity, predictive analytics, augmented reality, wearable and mobile technologies.

"Scott brings a wealth of management, technology and product development experience to McClatchy. His energy and entrepreneurial drive will be a strong leadership force in our management team and I am confident that he will bring added value and focus to our product development and technology efforts," said Craig Forman, CEO of McClatchy.

"I am extremely excited to join McClatchy and build on its rich media history. Creating new digital products for our customers offers enormous opportunities for the business and the markets we serve," said Manuel.

Manuel is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a degree in computer engineering and received an MBA from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

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