Newspaper Association of America Names VP of Innovation

Michael MaLoon joins the team.

The Newspaper Association of America (NAA) has named Michael MaLoon vp of innovation. MaLoon most recently served as the director of sales and operations at The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

MaLoon previously worked as a consultant for NextGen Marketing Group, digital director for The Buffalo News, and director of recruitment advertising for Newsday Media Group.

“Michael is an insightful, creative leader who has a deep understanding of the opportunities ahead for news publishers,” said NAA president and CEO David Chavern, in an announcement. “Our industry is in the midst of constant evolution and experimentation, and Michael is uniquely positioned to facilitate strategic conversations and partnerships on behalf of our members. We are thrilled to welcome him to our team.”