Topic - Journal Register Co.

The Journal Register Company is an American media company, serving an audience of 14 million Americans in 992 communities. The company operates 324 multi-platform products in 992 communities. The company is led by CEO John Paton who openly blogs about the changes he is making to transform Journal Register from a newspaper company to a "digital first, print last" company. Paton, formerly CEO of ImpreMedia, started on February 1, 2010 by announcing he would provide all reporters with Flip video cameras as a sign of his commitment to the company's digital transformation. On March 17, 2010 the company named an advisory board composed of new media visionary Jeff Jarvis (author of "What Would Google Do" and BuzzMachine); Jay Rosen of New York University who is currently running the innovative Studio 20 program at NYU and who writes [http://www.pressthink.org pressthink.org] (Rosen is also a member of Wikipedia's advisory board); and Betsy Morgan, the former CEO of the Huffington Post who is a member of the national advisory board for the Poynter Institute and who was the Senior VP and GM of cbsnews.com. On March 11, 2010 the company named Bill Higginson, Journal Register's former Senior Vice President, Production, as the company's President and COO. On March 4, 2010 the company named Jeff Bairstow as chief financial officer. Bairstow joined Journal Register after working for Synarc Inc., a leading provider of medical imaging analysis, subject-recruitment and biochemical-marker services. - Source: Wikipedia

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