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Company Overview of Star Tribune Media Company, LLC

Company Overview

Star Tribune Media Company, LLC publishes a newspaper for news, information, and community events in print and online formats. It offers home-delivered advertising solutions, small-business digital-marketing solutions, and an arts/entertainment publication, as well as a smartphone app, Star Tribune, for consumers. Star Tribune Media Company, LLC was formerly known as The Star Tribune Company and changed its name to Star Tribune Media Company, LLC in September 2009. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Star Tribune Media Company, LLC is a former subsidiary of The McClatchy Company.

425 Portland Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55488

United States

Founded in 1982

Phone:

612-673-4000

Fax:

612-673-7864

Key Executives for Star Tribune Media Company, LLC

Chief Executive Officer, Publisher and Director
Age: 61
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Senior Vice President of Operations
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Senior Vice President of Circulation
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Star Tribune Media Company, LLC Key Developments

Star Tribune Media Co. Names Thom Kupper as Assistant Managing Editor for Business

Star Tribune Media Co. announced it has named Thom Kupper its new assistant managing editor for business, effective immediately. Kupper succeeds Todd Stone, who has accepted a position with The Houston Chronicle. In his new role reporting to Rene Sanchez, editor and senior vice president, Kupper will oversee all aspects of the Star Tribune's acclaimed coverage of the state's economy, industry and business community. Kupper joined the Star Tribune in 2010 as senior business editor. He played a pivotal role in a major redesign of the paper's Sunday business section and has continued to direct that section's content and production. Before joining the Star Tribune, Kupper spent 13 years as a business reporter and editor at The San Diego Union-Tribune.

Star Tribune Promotes Paul Kasbohm to Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer

Star Tribune Media Co. announced that it has promoted Paul Kasbohm to senior vice president and chief revenue officer. The 17-year Star Tribune veteran will be responsible for all aspects of the company's advertising-based revenue, leading a 150-person sales, marketing and product management team. Most recently, as vice president of advertising, Kasbohm has led Star Tribune's strategic expansion from traditional daily print advertising model to total market coverage through innovative solutions such as Strib Express and Twin Cities Values that provide advertisers with multiple options to both saturate the market and target audiences with precision. In his new role, he will draw on his deep relationships with major Star Tribune clients and in-depth knowledge of the Minneapolis' St. Paul market. Kasbohm takes over for Jeff Griffing, who has accepted a position as executive vice president of Taylor Corp., a company owned by Glen Taylor, owner of the Star Tribune.

Star Tribune Media Company Names Suki Dardarian as Senior Managing Editor/Vice President

Suki Dardarian, a longtime leader at the Seattle Times, has been named senior managing editor/vice president of the Star Tribune Media Company, LLC. Dardarian has spent the past 14 years at the Times, where she held a number of positions, including serving as managing editor and overseeing digital operations. Her most recent role has been as a top strategist on audience development and community engagement. Dardarian is expected to start on April 21, 2014.

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