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.