SOURCE: Digital First Media, Inc.

Digital First Media, Inc.

September 11, 2013 13:00 ET

Guy Gilmore Named Executive Vice President East for Digital First Media

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 11, 2013) -  Digital First Media today announced the appointment of Guy Gilmore as Executive Vice President East.

Mr. Gilmore, who has served as Publisher of the Pioneer Press in St. Paul, Minn. since 2005 will continue in that role, and will immediately oversee Digital First Media operations for all Digital First Media properties in Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont.

"Guy's leadership on key initiatives for Digital First Media, as well as his record of success while leading the Pioneer Press and, makes him the right choice for this position," said John Paton, Chief Executive Officer of Digital First Media.

"I look forward to working with the leadership team of the eastern region markets on digitally focused growth opportunities and to meet the challenge of realigning legacy operations to support the Company's future," said Mr. Gilmore. "These markets are on the verge of crossing over -- reaching the point at which digital revenue growth exceeds print decline -- and I will do my utmost to help drive the initiatives that will result in cross over."

Greg Mazanec will immediately be named Associate Publisher for the Pioneer Press and and will also report to Mr. Gilmore. Mr. Mazanec most recently served as Vice President, Multi-Media Sales for the Pioneer Press and

Mr. Gilmore previously served as the Vice President of Circulation for the Pioneer Press and as the President and Publisher of the Allentown Morning Call in Allentown, Pa. He has also served in leadership roles at the Baltimore Sun, Portland Oregonian, Nashville Tennessean, Florida Today, the Little Rock Gazette and USAToday.

About Digital First Media
Digital First Media is headquartered in New York City and jointly manages MediaNews Group and 21st Century Media. Digital First Media reaches 61.5 million Americans each month through more than 800 multi-platform products across 18 states.

Contact Information

  • For more information contact:
    Jonathan Cooper
    Vice President Media Relations & Employee Communications
    Digital First Media
    (215) 867-2022


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