Millstein, Recently of NYT Digital, Joins Hearst

By: E&P Staff Lincoln Millstein, who recently retired as executive vice president of New York Times Digital, has been named senior vice president of Hearst Newspapers and director of digital media. He starts his new job today.

Millstein will oversee digital strategy for Hearst's 12 daily newspaper, which include the Houston Chronicle, the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Antonio (Texas) Express-News, the Times Union in Albany, N.Y., and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

He'll also be actively involved with Hearst's growth in the yellow-pages industry. Hearst recently bought White Directory Publishers, a large, independent YP company, and has owned Associated Publishing Co. in Texas, another YP publisher, since 1994.

Millstein joined Times Digital in 2000, where he was chief operating officer responsible for and The Boston Globe's He had helped found in 1995. Prior to joining The Boston Globe in 1983, Millstein spent 10 years at The Hartford Courant both as a reporter and editor.

?Lincoln brings to his new position an incredible depth of experience in both newspapers and new media," George B. Irish, president of Hearst Newspapers, said in a statement. "Given his accomplishments with, and the other properties in the digital division of the Times, I?m confident that he will lead Hearst Newspapers to even greater success in the digital arena.?

Millstein replaces Ian Murdock, who in June 2004 was tapped as senior vice president and business manager of the San Francisco Chronicle.


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