May 27, 2010
The Press-Enterprise Names Kotarek VP - Circulation & Distribution
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Aaron J. Kotarek has been named vice-president of circulation and distribution at The Press-Enterprise. He will be responsible for the overall management of circulation and distribution services, including sales development, customer care, circulation marketing, reporting and audit.
"We are pleased to promote Aaron. His strong strategic and innovative management skills have allowed us to execute our circulation and distribution strategy to optimize coverage in the region for both readers and advertisers." said Ron Redfern, president and CEO of the Press-Enterprise Company and publisher of The Press-Enterprise. "Aaron's solid, proactive leadership and the contributions he and his team will make to our business going forward will continue to exceed our expectations."
Kotarek was previously senior director, distribution and customer care. Prior to joining The Press-Enterprise in 2006, Kotarek held various circulation management positions with The Stockton Record, The Savannah (GA) Morning News, and Thomson Newspapers.
Kotarek holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Marian College.
About the Press-Enterprise Company
The Press-Enterprise Company, a Riverside-based subsidiary of A. H. Belo Corporation, is a multimedia company serving Inland Southern California. The company publishes news and information in print and online to nearly a million readers via The Press-Enterprise, the region's largest daily newspaper and PE.com, the region's largest local online Web site . Through o ther print and online products including The Business Press, a weekly business journal; La Prensa, a weekly Spanish-language newspaper serving the region's diverse Hispanic community; and InlandSoCal.com, a regional online portal, the Press-Enterprise Company products reach nearly 1.5 million people each month in the Inland Southern California region.
About A. H. Belo Corporation
A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC), headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a distinguished newspaper publishing and local news and information company that owns and operates four daily newspapers and a diverse group of Web sites. A. H. Belo publishes The Dallas Morning News, Texas' leading newspaper and winner of nine Pulitzer Prizes since 1986; The Providence Journal, the oldest continuously-published daily newspaper in the U.S. and winner of four Pulitzer Prizes; The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA), serving southern California's Inland Empire region and winner of one Pulitzer Prize; and the Denton Record-Chronicle. The Company publishes various specialty publications targeting niche audiences, and its partnerships and/or investments include the Yahoo! Newspaper Consortium and Classified Ventures, owner of cars.com. A. H. Belo also owns direct mail and commercial printing businesses. Additional information is available at www.ahbelo.com or by contacting David A. Gross, vice president/Investor Relations and Strategic Analysis, at 214-977-4810.