Hearst Newspapers Adds Rob Barrett

He previously worked for Yahoo.

30e3dacHearst has named Rob Barrett president of digital media for Hearst Newspapers. Barrett most recently worked for Yahoo, as vp of media strategy and operations.

Prior to joining Yahoo in 2011, Barrett worked for Tribune Company, The Los Angeles Times, ABC News and Time Inc.

“Under Rob’s direction, we expect to accelerate investment in custom solutions and innovative consumer experiences to continue to grow our local media businesses,” said Hearst Newspapers president Mark Aldam, in a statement.