Forman began his career as foreign correspondent and editor for The Wall Street Journal. He worked as a deputy bureau chief in The Wall Street Journal's London bureau and later served as bureau chief in the newspaper's Tokyo bureau. In London, he was part of a Persian Gulf War team that finished as a finalist for the 1991 Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting.
"I am delighted to join McClatchy's board of directors at this time of challenge and opportunity in the media industry," Forman said. "This company has a profound tradition of journalistic excellence and is pursuing its digital media transition energetically. I look forward to contributing to the company's 156-year record of successfully serving its customers and communities."
McClatchy President and CEO Pat Talamantes said, "Craig offers a rich and varied blend of digital, business and media experience. His recent board and professional work has focused on helping companies successfully navigate and thrive in the digital landscape. We're looking forward to his contributions to McClatchy."
Forman holds an undergraduate degree in public and international affairs from Princeton University and earned a master's degree in law from Yale University.With the appointment of Forman, McClatchy's board of directors now consists of 12 members, including three Class A directors and nine Class B directors. About McClatchyThe McClatchy Company is a leading news and information provider, offering a wide array of print and digital products in each of the markets it serves. As the third largest newspaper company in the country, McClatchy's operations include 30 daily newspapers, community newspapers, websites, mobile news and advertising, niche publications, direct marketing and direct mail services. The company's largest newspapers include the ( Fort Worth) Star-Telegram, The Sacramento Bee, The Kansas City Star, the Miami Herald, The Charlotte Observer and The ( Raleigh) News & Observer. McClatchy is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol MNI. SOURCE The McClatchy Company