SOURCE: Digital First Media
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 16, 2014) - Digital First Media today named Kevin Corrado the President and Publisher of the New Haven Register.
Mr. Corrado will also lead operations at The Register Citizen, The Middletown Press, Connecticut Magazine and Digital First Media's portfolio of Connecticut weeklies.
"Kevin brings a wealth of experience and a record of success to this new opportunity," said Guy Gilmore, Digital First Media's Executive Vice President for the Eastern Region. "Kevin is an experienced publisher with a strong leadership background. Kevin's leadership style, his familiarity with the region and his community-focused approach made him the right choice to take over as president and publisher of the New Haven Register."
Mr. Corrado most recently served as President & Publisher at New England Newspaper, Inc., the Company's northern New England operations that include The Berkshire Eagle in Berkshire County, Mass.; The Bennington Banner in Bennington, Vt.; The Brattleboro Reformer in Brattleboro, Vt.; and The Manchester Journal in Manchester, Vt.
"The New Haven Register has a renewed focus on investigative and public service reporting and I am proud to be joining that team. Our sales and marketing divisions continue to develop new and innovative ways to serve clients and I am eager to get started," said Mr. Corrado.
Prior to joining Digital First Media, Mr. Corrado served as publisher for the Green Bay Press-Gazette, the Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter and Bay Publications -- a position he held with Gannett Co. Inc. Mr. Corrado's career with Gannett began in 1985, where he served successively as a computer operator for Gannett/USA Today in Chandler, Ariz, IT Director for the Green Bay Press-Gazette, IT Director for Gannett's Wisconsin Group, and Vice President of Operations for the Wisconsin Group, prior to being named President and Publisher. Mr. Corrado was awarded five president's rings -- four in technology and one as publisher -- during his time with Gannett.
Mr. Corrado and his wife Angela have two adult children. Their son Alex is a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and their daughter Kasey is a graduate of St. Norbert College.
Mr. Corrado will be relocating to greater New Haven in the coming weeks.
Digital First Media has started an immediate search, both internally and externally, for Mr. Corrado's successor at New England Newspaper, Inc.
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