- Associated Press
Monday, April 24, 2017

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Wichita Eagle publisher and president Roy Heatherly is leaving the company as part of a larger restructuring by the McClatchy Co.

Tony Berg, regional publisher for McClatchy’s Midwest Division, announced Monday that Heatherly’s last day will be May 5. Heatherly joined The Eagle in June 2015.

Berg said he will hire a general manager to lead The Eagle and its sales operations.

Berg told employees the McClatchy reorganization is designed to streamline the company’s operations and refocus resources as it works to increase the pace of its digital transition.

The Eagle reports (https://bit.ly/2paYkWs ) McClatchy recently announced a regional publishing structure that moves its markets into four regions across the country.

Berg also oversees The Kansas City Star, the Belleville News-Democrat in Illinois, and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.


Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, https://www.kansas.com

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