HANES NAMED LANG'S TOP AD EXEC.
Byline: Daily News
WOODLAND HILLS - Douglas Hanes, a longtime senior executive at The Orange County Register, on Thursday was named senior vice president of advertising and marketing for the Los Angeles Newspaper Group The Los Angeles Newspaper Group is an umbrella group of local daily newspapers published in the greater Los Angeles area by MediaNews Group. The news coverage of the newspapers are mainly local stories. , which includes the Daily News.
The appointment was announced by LANG President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. John Schueler.
Prior to joining LANG, Hanes was vice president for sales at Freedom Media Enterprises, which includes The Orange County Register, the Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, city (1990 pop. 281,140), seat of El Paso co., central Colo., on Monument and Fountain creeks, at the foot of Pikes Peak; inc. 1886. It is a year-round resort and a booming military, technological, and commercial city. Gazette and the Tribune in Mesa, Ariz. Earlier, Hanes worked for Titsch Publishing and Harte-Hanks Communications. He also owned and led a group of weekly newspapers in Denver.
Hanes, 57, replaces Tracy Rafter who earlier this week was named publisher and CEO of the Daily News.
``Doug is a natural fit for this position,'' Schueler said. ``His background, experience and skill make him ideally suited for this leadership position.''
Hanes said, ``I couldn't be more excited about this appointment. Joining a great team dedicated to providing advertisers and readers with exciting news and advertising products both in print and online is an incredible opportunity.''
In addition to the Daily News, LANG newspapers include the Press Telegram in Long Beach, the Pasadena Star-News The Pasadena Star-News is the local daily newspaper for Pasadena, California. The Star-News is a member of the Los Angeles Newspaper Group. External links
LANG is part of MediaNews Group of Denver, the nation's seventh-largest newspaper company.
(color) Douglas Hanes