Director and President and Chief Executive Officer
Craig I. Forman was named president and chief executive officer of McClatchy on January 25, 2017 and has been a director since July 2013.
Forman is a private investor and entrepreneur, a former media, technology and telecommunications executive and former Wall Street Journal bureau chief and foreign correspondent. He has held executive roles with Earthlink, Yahoo!, Time Warner, Infoseek, and Dow Jones.
Since 2009, Forman has served as a director on a variety of public and private company boards. He is the executive chairman of the board of Appia, Inc., a Durham, N.C., based mobile-applications marketer and distributor. Forman also serves on the boards of Coincident TV, LLC, a video technology company; MotiveCast, Inc., a social media and mobile gaming producer; Success Media, LLC, an online video training company; and Yellow Media, Inc., a Canadian publisher of print and digital business directories. Previously he served as executive chairman of WHERE, Inc., a leading mobile-advertising technology network acquired by eBay Inc. in 2011.
Forman began his career as foreign correspondent and editor for The Wall Street Journal. He worked as a deputy bureau chief in The Wall Street Journal's London bureau and later served as bureau chief in the newspaper's Tokyo bureau.