Mark Zieman - Vice President, Operations
Mr. Zieman has been Vice President, Operations since May 2011 and oversees 16 daily newspapers and their affiliated operations in eight states, primarily in the Midwest, South and Southeast.
The papers are The Miami Herald
, the Spanish-language El Nuevo Herald
and the Bradenton Herald
in Florida; the Belleville News-Democrat in Illinois; The Wichita Eagle in Kansas; The Kansas City Star
in Missouri; The (Macon) Telegraph and the (Columbus) Ledger-Enquirer in Georgia; the (Biloxi) Sun Herald in Mississippi; The Charlotte Observer
and The (Raleigh) News & Observer
in North Carolina The Beaufort Gazette
, The (Rock Hill) Herald, The (Hilton Head) Island Packet, The (Columbia) State and The (Myrtle Beach) Sun News
in South Carolina.
Prior to his corporate appointment, Mr. Zieman served as president and publisher of The Kansas City Star, where he was also editor, managing editor, projects editor and an investigative reporter.
He started his journalism career in the Houston bureau of The Wall Street Journal in 1984.
He is a trustee of the William Allen White Foundation at the University of Kansas.