Who We Are

meet the seattle times

The Seattle Times serves the Northwest with thoughtful, independent journalism that makes a difference. We’re a news media company dedicated to the highest standardsMORE

of journalism. We cut through the clutter and provide readers with news and information that is timely, relevant and easy to access in every way they consume us. Founded in 1896, The Seattle Times remains a family-owned business deeply rooted in the community and committed to principled, investigative news coverage.

NEWS THAT MATTERS

As an independent news media company, The Seattle Times digs deep to bring you the full story. Our reporting has a direct impact on our local community. The Seattle Times has coverage you won’t find anywhere else.

PULITZER PRIZES

The Seattle Times is the winner of ten Pulitzer Prizes, journalism’s highest honor, and has been a finalist on 14 other occasions since 1982.

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Rescue workers dig through a pile of debrisSara Taylor, whose daughter overdosed from methadonePierce County firefighters salute while an American flag waves over the streetA Boeing 737 on a runwayA 5,300-square-foot house on the Tulalip Indian ReservationThe deck of the fully loaded Arco Anchorage during a moderate stormSteve Titus embraces his fiance, Mona Imholt, outside the courtroom after he was granted a new trial in a rape caseTex Boullioun, president of the Boeing with Eastern Airlines President Frank Borman in 1978The Pulitzer photograph of four exhausted firemen titledEdwin O. Guthman of The Seattle Times was awarded a Pulitzer for his series on the clearing of Communist charges against Professor Melvin Rader

PRODUCTS

The Seattle Times reaches more Northwest adults than any other local media, delivering quality content where, when and how our readers want it. Explore our diverse range of products across print and digital platforms.

PRODUCTS

The Seattle Times reaches more Northwest adults than any other local media, delivering quality content where, when and how our readers want it. Explore our diverse range of products across print and digital platforms:

LEADERSHIP

Meet the leadership team whose innovation, business acumen and technical savvy are propelling The Seattle Times into the future as a news media company. These experienced executives remain dedicated stewards of The Seattle Times’ 120-year history of principled journalism and public service.


Frank A. Blethen Publisher and Chief Executive OfficerFrank A. Blethen
Publisher

Don Shelton Executive EditorDon Shelton
Executive Editor

Ryan Blethen Assistant Managing Editor/Digital and Associate PublisherRyan Blethen
Associate Publisher and Assistant Managing Editor, Digital Morning Initiative

Alan FiscoAlan Fisco
President and Chief Financial Officer

Gary SmithGary Smith
Vice President, Advertising

Sharon ChanSharon Chan
Vice President, Innovation, Product and Development

Craig EidemCraig Eidem
Vice President of Information Technology

Kate RileyKate Riley
Editorial Page Editor

Kati ErwertKati Erwert
Vice President of Marketing and Public Service