Mac Tully, president and publisher of the Mercury News and group vice president of the Bay Area News Group, has been named president and CEO of The Denver Post.

Both the Merc and the Denver paper are owned by Digital First Media.

Tully has also been named an executive vice president of Digital First Media responsible for operations in Colorado, Texas and New Mexico. Tully’s replacement hasn’t been announced.

Since 2008, Tully has headed the Bay Area News Group, which includes The Mercury News, The Oakland Tribune, San Mateo County Times, Contra Costa Times, East County Times, San Ramon Valley Times, The Daily News, Pacifica Tribune, Marin Independent Journal, Santa Cruz Sentinel, The Argus, The Daily Review, the West County Times, and the Tri-Valley Times.

Bay Area Media News


  1. A hedge fund named Alden General Capital owns a controlling stake in MediaNews and 21st Century Media. When Alden came in, they booted Singleton's guys on the MediaNews board.

  2. I thought Digital First doesn't own the newspapers, they're a partnership who manages Media News Group and 21st Century Media (formerly Journal Register Co.)

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