In addition, Liz Gaier, who served for a time as publisher of the Daily Breeze, will take over as interim publisher of the Los Angeles Daily News.
The company memo follows:
Los Angeles Newspaper Group (LANG) today announced the promotion of Fred Hamilton to President. Hamilton, previously President and Publisher of the Inland Division of LANG, replaces Ed Moss, who resigned to become Publisher of the San Diego Union Tribune. Hamilton brings more than 25 years of experience in the newspaper industry to this position, having previously served as publisher of several newspapers in the Western United Sates prior to joining the Los Angeles Newspaper Group.*Update: The Union-Tribune gathers Moss.
“Ed Moss did a terrific job for us as head of LANG, and we are sorry to see him go,” said Steve Rossi, President and CEO of California Newspapers Partnership, of which LANG is a part. “However, we are fortunate that Fred Hamilton is ideally suited and prepared for the top Position in LANG.”
In addition, Liz Gaier, MediaNews Group’s Senior Vice President of Business Development, was named interim Publisher of the Los Angeles Daily News. In addition to her corporate experience, Liz has considerable experience in newspaper operations, including a recent assignment as Publisher of the Torrance Daily Breeze.