‘Star Tribune’ Promotes Riddick to Interactive VP

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By: E&P Staff

Ken Riddick has been promoted to vice president of interactive media at the Star Tribune.

For the past two years, Riddick has been the Star Tribune’s executive director of interactive media, where he manages startribune.com, a Web site that boasts more than 800,000 registered users.

“Ken’s promotion recognizes his outstanding leadership in the growth and development of startribune.com,” J. Keith Moyer, the Star Tribune’s president and publisher, said in a statement. “Ken has done a stellar job of improving our online content by better integrating our print and digital efforts and making startribune.com a primary source for breaking news. At the same time, he has presided over a tripling of our online revenue.”

Riddick came to the Star Tribune from The Fresno Bee in California, where he was director of interactive media. Prior to leading the Bee’s online operation, Riddick was picture editor at the paper. He also has been director of photography at both the Fort Myers (Fla.) News-Press and The Greeley (Colo.) Tribune, and he ran his own commercial photography business in Fort Worth, Texas. He is a graduate of the University of Texas with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

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