Larry Kramer has been named president and publisher of USA Today, effective immediately. He will be responsible for the long-term strategic vision of USA Today across all of its platforms.
Kramer most recently served as a media consultant and adjunct professor of media management at Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Communications. He spent two decades as a journalist, holding reporter and editor roles at the Washington Post and the San Francisco Examiner, where he served as executive editor for five years. He has received several awards for reporting, including the National Press Club Award, The Associated Press Award for news writing and The Gerald Loeb award for business reporting, and his staffs have been awarded two Pulitzer Prizes.
He was founding president of CBS Digital Media, a new division that synthesized all online, interactive and mobile initiatives for the network; founder of MarketWatch.com, a leading financial information web site; and founder of DataSport, Inc., a maker of a proprietary hand-held sports information monitor, which was later sold to Data Broadcasting Corp.