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Michelle Gotthelf To Become Digital Editor-in-Chief
News Corp announced today that Sean Giancola will become Publisher and
CEO of the New York Post, replacing Jesse Angelo, who is departing the
It was also announced that Michelle Gotthelf will become Digital
Editor-in-Chief of the Post.
“Sean’s decades of experience in publishing and advertising make him the
right person to assume the leadership of one of America’s greatest
newspaper brands,” said Robert Thomson, Chief Executive of News Corp.
“And Michelle’s superb skills as an editor and years with the Post will
allow her to take the publication to greater digital heights.”
“Sean and Michelle are both well-equipped to build on the Post’s
dramatic transformation into a digital dynamo in news, even as it stays
true to its legacy of provocative and agenda-setting news coverage, in
print and digital,” said Mr. Thomson.
“We thank Jesse Angelo for his many and varied contributions to our
company as a journalist, editor and publisher, and for his leadership
during the digital transformation of the Post,” said Mr. Thomson. “Jesse
has truly helped create a great platform for digital growth.”
In recent years, the New York Post Digital Network has experienced
substantial growth, increasing the number of monthly unique visitors to
more than 100 million as of June, 2018, representing a 51 percent
"After 20 years at the Post, it is time for me to move on and let
someone else write the next chapter of this storied institution. I love
the Post with my whole heart and wish my colleagues all the best. I will
always be thankful to Rupert and the leadership of the company for the
remarkable opportunities that have been afforded to me in my career,"
said Mr. Angelo.
Mr. Giancola currently serves as Chief Revenue Officer at the Post,
where he has been responsible for revenue operations across all lines of
business, including the print editions of the newspaper and Alexa,
NYPost.com, PageSix.com, Decider.com, Post Studios and more.
Prior to joining the Post in 2015, he served as Vice President of
National Sales at AOL Advertising. He has also held senior advertising
and marketing positions at American Express and Time Inc. Mr. Giancola
is a graduate of The Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University.
“I am grateful for this opportunity to lead the New York Post, where
I've had the honor to work for more than four years with Jesse Angelo
and all our colleagues," said Mr. Giancola. "I look forward to working
with Michelle and Stephen Lynch and everyone at the Post as we build on
a great track record of success.”
Having joined the Post in 2000, Ms. Gotthelf has covered breaking news
and courts, and served as Metropolitan Editor from 2007 to 2016, when
she was named Managing Editor.
Prior to the Post, Ms. Gotthelf worked as a news editor and reporter for
APBnews.com, a website that focused on crime news. She had also been a
reporter with the North Jersey Herald and News, and a copy editor for
Newsday. Ms. Gotthelf graduated from Hofstra University with a degree in
journalism and politics.
Founded in 1801 by Alexander Hamilton, the New York Post is the oldest
continuously published daily newspaper in the United States.
About News Corp
News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS)(NASDAQ:NWSA)(ASX:NWS)(ASX:NWSLV) is a global,
diversified media and information services company focused on creating
and distributing authoritative and engaging content. The company
comprises businesses across a range of media, including: news and
information services, subscription video services in Australia, book
publishing and digital real estate services. Headquartered in New York,
News Corp operates primarily in the United States, Australia, and the
United Kingdom, and its content is distributed and consumed worldwide.
More information is available at: http://www.newscorp.com.
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