President and Chief Executive Officer
Craig I. Forman is the President and Chief Executive Officer of McClatchy. He assumed this leadership role in Jan. 2017 after having served on the company’s board of directors for four years.
Forman is a media, technology and telecommunications executive, entrepreneur, and former journalist. He has held senior executive roles with Earthlink, Yahoo!, Time Warner, and The Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones. He has served as a director on a variety of public and private company boards and currently serves on the board of directors of Yellow Media, Inc. He was executive chairman at mobile-advertising network Appia, Inc., which was acquired by Digital Turbine in early 2015. Previously he served as executive chairman of WHERE, Inc., a leading mobile-advertising technology network acquired by eBay Inc.
Forman began his career as a foreign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal. He worked as a deputy bureau chief in the Journal’s London bureau and was part of a reporting team that was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize, and later served as bureau chief in the newspaper’s Tokyo bureau.