Hearst Newspapers President Plans to Bolster New Haven Register Editorial Staff

Paper is the crown jewel of recent acquisition deal


Here’s something that is rarely reported online in the wake of a print newspaper deal like the one announced this week between Hearst and Digital First Media. The new ownership indicating it plans to hire journalists.

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In an interview with the New Haven Independent, Hearst Newspapers president Mark E. Aldam stated that the idea is to boost local coverage to levels not seen in a decade:

“It is safe to say there are ten journalists that will be added” to the staff, Aldam said.

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