August 11, 1999 |
Freedom Communications, the Irvine-based publisher of the Orange County Register, promoted its magazine division head Tuesday to president and chief executive officer of the media company. Samuel C. Wolgemuth, 56, succeeds James N. Rosse, 67, who has served as Freedom's CEO since 1992 and announced his retirement plans last year. The appointment takes effect Oct. 1.
May 20, 1994 |
Freedom Acquisition: Freedom Communications Inc. said it has acquired U.S./Latin Trade, a magazine on commerce in the Americas. The Miami-based magazine has a monthly circulation of 40,500, Freedom said. "The acquisition . . . fits well with a developing focus on international business publishing," said James N. Rosse, president and chief executive of Freedom. The Irvine-based publisher produces 26 daily and 30 weekly newspapers, including the Orange County Register.
June 20, 1995 |
Freedom Communications Inc. said Monday that it will swap two newspapers, including one of its original publications, for three newspapers owned by Thomson Newspapers Corp. Thomson will acquire the Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum, a daily in Ohio that Freedom founder R.C. Hoiles bought in 1927, and Dothan Progress Ltd., which publishes a free-circulation weekly and several shoppers in Dothan, Ala.
March 27, 1990
A Harvard University dean has been selected as dean of Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. A. Michael Spence, 46, dean of Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences, was picked to be the seventh dean of the prestigious graduate school, which ranked No. 1 in a recent published report.
November 11, 1994 |
Freedom Communications Inc., the holding company for a chain of newspapers including the Orange County Register, has elected three outside executives to its board of directors as part of a planned restructuring. The reorganization calls for adding outside members to the board and reducing the number of board members from the Hoiles family, which owns the company. Family members and their representatives held 12 of 13 seats before Tuesday's election. Chairman Robert C.
August 11, 1999
Freedom Communications, the Irvine-based publisher of the Orange County Register, promoted its magazine division head to president and chief executive of the media company. Samuel C. Wolgemuth, 56, succeeds James N. Rosse, 67, who has served as Freedom's CEO since 1992 and announced his retirement plans last year. The appointment takes effect Oct. 1.