February 28, 2015 2:24 PM ET


Company Overview of Hearst Newspapers LLC

Company Overview

Hearst Newspapers LLC publishes daily and weekly newspapers in Texas, New York, and Michigan. The company offers online newspaper editions. It also engages in phone directory and yellow-pages publishing. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Washington, District of Columbia. Hearst Newspapers LLC operates as a subsidiary of The Hearst Corporation.

700 12th Street NW

Suite 100

Washington, DC 20005

United States

Founded in 2007



Key Executives for Hearst Newspapers LLC

Age: 50
President of Houston Chronicle
Age: 46
Senior Vice President of Advertising
Washington Bureau Chief
Senior Vice President and Special Assistant to The Chief Executive Officer
Age: 64
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Hearst Newspapers LLC Key Developments

Hearst Newspapers to Trim 72 Jobs

Hearst newspapers will lay off 72 production workers in February. Most of the jobs are related to inserting advertisements in the newspaper. A small portion is related to advance printing operations. The jobs eliminated include 16 full-time and 56 part-time positions. The jobs that will be eliminated are in Bridgeport. The Hartford Courant Media Group will take over the insert work, and some limited advance printing for Hearst's Connecticut papers.

Hearst Newspapers Appoints Jeff Bergin as Vice President of Vertical Strategy Development

Jeff Bergin has been named vice president of vertical strategy development for Hearst Newspapers. In this new role, Bergin will be responsible for identifying contemporary solutions to meet recruitment, real estate and automotive customer needs. Prior to this, he was senior vice president of advertising sales for the San Francisco Chronicle since 2009.

Hearst Newspapers Appoints Renee Peterson as Vice President of Human Resources

Renee Peterson has been named vice president of human resources for Hearst Newspapers. In this new role, Peterson will design and implement relevant, business-driven human resources practices for Hearst Newspapers, which includes 15 daily and 34 weekly newspapers, local digital marketing services businesses and directories. Peterson recently joined the San Francisco Chronicle as vice president of human resources and she will continue to serve in this capacity while expanding her role to support all of Hearst Newspapers.

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