WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 31, 2012--
The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today announced that David
Dadisman has been named publisher of The Daily Herald. He remains
general manager of The Daily Herald Company, a position he has held
since January 2010. The Daily Herald Company is a unit of The Washington
Post Company’s newspaper publishing division.
Dadisman replaces Allen Funk, who recently retired from the paper. “With
the guidance and help of Chuck Lyons and Allen Funk, David has come to
know and love The Daily Herald Company’s businesses,” said Ann McDaniel,
senior vice president of The Washington Post Company. “We are delighted
that David has agreed to make Everett his home and The Daily Herald
Company’s businesses his focus.”
Dadisman joined The Washington Post newspaper in 1989 as a circulation
zone manager after seven years in management positions with
Knight–Ridder newspapers in North Carolina and Indiana. From 1997
through 2000, he was director of consumer marketing and later
circulation director for the Houston Chronicle. He rejoined The
Washington Post as vice president–circulation in January 2001.
Dadisman served on the Liaison Committee for the Newspaper Association
of America (NAA) and Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) and was chairman
of the NAA/ABC Circulation Subcommittee for five years. He served as
vice chair of the board of trustees of the National Capital Chapter of
the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and on the board of directors of
Junior Achievement of the National Capital Area.
He received a BA in economics from the University of Georgia and an MA
in economics from George Mason University. He and his wife, Beth, have
two adult children.
In addition to The Daily Herald newspaper and HeraldNet.com, The Daily
Herald Company publishes The Weekly Herald community newspaper, the
monthly Herald Business Journal and La Raza del Noroeste, a weekly
Spanish-language newspaper and website.
Source: The Washington Post Company
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