The McClatchy Co. on Wednesday named Debra Leithauser as president and publisher of the Centre Daily Times.
Leithauser has been the top editor at McClatchy-Tribune Information Services since May 2012. MCT is the Washington, D.C.-based wire service operated jointly by The McClatchy Co. and the Chicago-based Tribune Co., with some 1,200 clients worldwide.
Leithauser, 43, begins work at the Centre Daily Times on Jan. 13. She succeeds Susan Leath, who left the paper in October.