By: News Release | Bay Area News Group
Steve Rossi, a veteran newspaper executive, has been appointed CEO of Digital First Media, the company that operates the Bay Area News Group and its digital and newspaper properties, including this newspaper.
Rossi succeeds current CEO John Paton effective July 1. Paton is retiring from DFM on June 30.
Prior to that post, Rossi was executive vice president of Digital First Media and president and chief executive of the California Newspapers Partnership, which owns and manages 34 daily newspapers, including the San Jose Mercury News, Contra Costa Times and Oakland Tribune, and is the largest newspaper company in California.