SOURCE: Journal Register Company

Journal Register Company

November 16, 2009 10:03 ET

Journal Register Company Hires Chief Digital Officer

YARDLEY, PA--(Marketwire - November 16, 2009) - Journal Register Company announced today the appointment of Daniel M. Sarko to the newly created position of Chief Digital Officer. Mr. Sarko joins the Company from Philadelphia Media Holdings, where he was Vice President and Interim General Manager, Interactive for the division. He will be responsible for expanding and developing the Company's hyper-local digital strategy.

"We have invested a considerable amount of time recruiting for this critical position to find the right executive to help the Company capitalize on the tremendous opportunity to transform our unique and proprietary hyper-local content to digital media platforms," said Robert Conway, the Company's Interim Chief Executive Officer. "Dan's background in the newspaper industry and his strong digital media experience makes him ideally qualified to lead this transformation."

Mr. Sarko received a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Marketing from DeSales University.

About Journal Register Company

Journal Register Company owns 19 daily newspapers, more than 145 non-daily publications and operates over 112 individual Web sites that are affiliated with the Company's daily newspapers, non-daily publications and its network of employment Web sites. These Web sites can be accessed at All of the Company's operations are strategically clustered in five geographic areas: Greater Philadelphia; Michigan; Connecticut; Greater Cleveland; and the Upstate New York region. The Company also owns JobsInTheUS, a network of 20 employment Web sites.

Contact Information

  • For more information:
    Gary Struening
    Vice President-Finance
    Tel: (215) 504-4200

    Journal Register Company
    790 Township Line Road
    Yardley, PA 19067
    Fax: (215) 504-4201