Sun RyanTribune Publishing Co. in Chicago announced that Timothy E. Ryan, publisher & CEO of The Baltimore Sun and The Morning Call in Allentown, Pa., has been appointed publisher & CEO of the Los Angeles Times and The San Diego Union-Tribune. Ryan, who is relocating to Los Angeles, will also serve as CEO of the company’s California News Group.

Austin Beutner, who most recently held these positions, is leaving the company “immediately”, according to the Tribune press release.

“It is a privilege to lead the iconic Los Angeles Times and The San Diego Union-Tribune,” Ryan said. “Southern California’s influence extends well beyond the region and helps shape the world’s future. I am committed to ensuring that these brands continue their legacy of world-class journalism and grow their already-significant voices to drive deeper engagement with consumers and marketers across all platforms.”

During his 30-year career, Ryan has held leadership positions at some of the nation’s most important media brands, including the Chicago Tribune and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Ryan was appointed publisher & CEO of The Sun in 2007 and in 2014 spearheaded the acquisition of newspapers in Maryland, including The Capital in Annapolis.

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