For Immediate Release — Feb 9, 2016
Lindsay Taylor, Consumer Marketing Manager, 206.464.2172,

Seattle Times Announces 2016 Leadership Changes

Seattle, WA – As The Seattle Times celebrates its 120th anniversary, the company is announcing four senior leadership changes. Changes which support its preeminent position as the region’s leading print and digital provider of news, information and advertising.

“In this period of exciting change, we are pleased to announce key senior management changes as we evolve towards a digital first future as your most trusted source of news, informed opinion and advertising,” said Publisher Frank Blethen.
The Seattle Times serves the Northwest with independent, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalism, as the region’s most trusted news media company, dedicated to public service. The Seattle Times is the second largest newspaper on the West Coast and the most-visited digital information source in the state. Founded in 1896 by Alden J. Blethen, The Seattle Times is now led by the Blethen family’s fourth and fifth generations. It also owns the Yakima Herald-Republic and The Walla Walla Union-Bulletin.