New York, NY–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–June 7, 2005–ImpreMedia, the largest Spanish-language newspaper publisher in the US, announced today that Bob Mason has been named Chief Technology Officer. In addition to his role at the corporate level, Mason will serve as the top IT executive for ImpreMedia’s Los Angeles newspaper, La Opinión. The appointment is effective immediately.
In this newly created position, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Mason will be the architect and primary executor of technical strategy, overseeing software selection, implementation, operations, training, systems architecture and software development corporate wide.
“We are delighted to have such a high caliber executive as Bob Mason join our team. His in-depth expertise in the newspaper industry and passion for technology make him ideally suited for this position,” said Monica Lozano, Senior Vice President of ImpreMedia and Publisher and CEO of La Opinión. “Under his leadership we will be able to establish a best-of-breed IT infrastructure. Our technology platform is vital as we continue to grow by acquiring and launching new publications.”
Mr. Mason most recently served as the Director of Publishing Systems for The Dallas Morning News, a Belo company. During his tenure in Dallas, he worked in all aspects of the Information Technology department. He is nationally recognized as a specialist in technology and makes regular speaking engagements on publishing and technology trends. His team won the Newspaper Association of American Best Practice award in 2001 and 2004.
ImpreMedia is the leading publisher of Spanish language newspapers in the US. The company publishes El Diario La Prensa in New York, La Opinión in Los Angeles and La Raza in Chicago, the #1 Spanish language newspapers in the top three Hispanic markets in the country.
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