By: Editorial Staffer
Knight Ridder has named Dan Finnigan president of Knight Ridder New Media and vice president of Knight Ridder, a post left vacant after Bob Ingle’s recent switch to president of Knight Ridder Ventures.
Effective July 19, Finnigan will be responsible for Knight Ridder’s 45 Web sites, software development, and content creation, and he will manage the company’s investments in CareerPath.com and Classified Ventures. Finnigan, 36, has been president and CEO of SBC Interactive, based in Pasadena, Calif., since March 1998. At SBC since 1995, he has led several online Yellow Pages projects, such as SMARTpages and The At Hand Network.
Finnigan joins KR New Media just two weeks before the scheduled launch of its new portal strategy, Real Cities 2.
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