The News/Media Alliance (NMA) has elected McClatchy Chairman and CEO Tony Hunter as chair of its board of directors.
Hunter replaces Maribel Perez Wadsworth, former President of Gannett Media.
“Tony has contributed to the Alliance’s success as a member of the Board and we are delighted that he has agreed to take on the role of Chair,” says Danielle Coffey, president and CEO of the News/Media Alliance.
Coffey adds, “As we address the dislocation within the digital ecosystem, we will continue to advocate and fight for fairness.”
Hunter states, “Aggressively addressing the economic and technological issues facing our industries is of urgent importance."
Prior to his time at McClatchy, Hunter led the overhaul of Tribune Publishing’s business model. And he was chairman of Nucleus Marketing Solutions, a collaborative effort between McClatchy, Gannett, Hearst, and Tribune.
The News/Media Alliance is a nonprofit organization that serves more than 2,000 media organizations.