Digital First Media Appoints Michael Kuritzkes as General Counsel
New York, NY (April 13, 2012) – Digital First Media today announced the appointment of Michael Kuritzkes as General Counsel. His appointment is effective April 16, 2012.
Mr. Kuritzkes will be the chief legal officer for Digital First Media which jointly manages MediaNews Group Inc. and Journal Register Company.
Mr. Kuritzkes was most recently General Counsel of Philadelphia Media Network, the owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News and Philly.com. Prior to Philadelphia Media Network, Mr. Kuritzkes served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Sunoco, Inc.
“Michael is a terrific addition to our Company. He has a proven track record as a top advisor to CEOs and boards of directors and has been instrumental in driving superior company performance,” said John Paton, Chief Executive Officer of Digital First Media.
“I am excited to be joining the Digital First Media team and look forward to playing an active role in supporting the digital transformation efforts that are underway to help drive future growth,” said Mr. Kuritzkes.
Mr. Kuritzkes is a graduate of Cornell University and received his Juris Doctor from The University of Pennsylvania, where he was a member of the Law Review.
About Digital First Media
Digital First Media (www.digitalfirstmedia.com) is headquartered in New York City, and jointly manages MediaNews Group and Journal Register Company. Digital First Media reaches 57 million Americans each month through more than 800 multi-platform products across 18 states.
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