Larry Kramer Named Publisher of USA Today

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By Chris O'Shea Comments

Larry Kramer, the founder of Marketwatch, has been named the President and Publisher of USA Today. Kramer most recently worked as a consultant and an adjunct professor at Syracuse’s Newhouse School of Communications.

“As a journalist and media executive for many years, I have always had tremendous respect for USA Today and the reputation it has built as a trusted source for the day’s news and information,” said Kramer in a press release. “As an entrepreneur, I have also admired its strong legacy of innovation. I am honored and excited to have the opportunity to work with this talented team to reinvigorate USA Today’s mission and lay the groundwork for its next 30 years as a leading, multi-platform media brand and content powerhouse.”

Kramer’s appointment is effective immediately.