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Company Overview of Digital First Media Inc.

Company Overview

Digital First Media Inc. provides management services to Journal Register Company and MediaNews Group. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in New York City, New York. Digital First Media Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Journal Register Company.

New York City, NY 

United States

Founded in 2011

Key Executives for Digital First Media Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 56
President and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 64
Chief Financial Officer
President of Medianews Inc.
Age: 55
Executive Editor
Age: 63
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Digital First Media Inc. Key Developments

Digital First Media Appoints Steve Rossi as President

Steve Rossi has been named president of Digital First Media adding to his current role as the newspaper organization's chief operating officer. Rossi was named Digital First Media's COO in January. He had been an executive vice president for the previous two years. He has also served as executive vice president and COO of MediaNews Group and held various executive posts with Knight Ridder and the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School. He will continue to work in San Jose.

Digital First Media Names Steven B. Rossi as Chief Operating Officer

Steven B. Rossi, publisher of Bay Area News Group, has been named chief operating officer of Digital First Media. As COO, Rossi will be responsible for Digital First's day-to-day operations, including sales. For the past two years, Rossi has been an executive vice president of Digital First Media. He is also CEO of the California Newspapers Partnership.

Digital First Media Decides to Shut Down the Paper's Own Press and Outsource Production to the Rival Star Tribune in Minneapolis

Digital First Media has decided to shut down the paper's own press and outsource production to the rival Star Tribune in Minneapolis. The five-year contract begins in early 2014. The decision will mean a 'workforce reduction' for production-related staff at the St. Paul paper and job growth for the Star Tribune, Minnesota's larger paper.

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