Scott McKibbenExecutive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer
Los Angeles Times Media Group
Scott McKibben was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer of the Los Angeles Times Media Group in August 2008.
McKibben joined Freedom Communications as President and Publisher of The Gazette in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Divisional Vice President for the Central Region in November 2006.
In August 2005, McKibben was named President of Western Colorprint, a national newspaper marketing company based in Denver, Colorado. Western Colorprint represents over 400 Sunday newspapers nationwide.
In August 2003, McKibben was named President and Publisher of The San Francisco Examiner and Independent Newspaper Group. Total market circulation 450,000.
McKibben was named President and Publisher/ANG Newspapers in March 1997. Prior to that, McKibben was Publisher of the Topeka Capital Journal, and formerly publisher of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. He was general manager of the Dallas Times Herald prior to its closing in January 1992. McKibben previously worked as advertising director of the 355,000 circulation Dallas newspaper.
Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, into a newspaper family, he moved three times as his father changed executive positions at newspapers. His brother is the former publisher of the Denver Post, where his brother-in-law also works. Another brother was formerly employed at the Milwaukee Journal.
McKibben attended the University of Wisconsin River Falls, where he played hockey and pursued studies with the intention of becoming a hockey coach. He graduated with degrees in education and business, and earned credits toward his MBA.
McKibben started his career in 1975 as a retail sales account executive for the Green Bay Press-Gazette. He has since held positions in other Wisconsin newspapers, in South Dakota and Iowa, and at the Philadelphia Inquirer, before joining the Dallas paper in 1989.
McKibben is an avid jogger and a nine-handicap golfer. He likes to travel and enjoys spending time with his family.
McKibben has been honored to speak at various newspaper industry functions and American Press Institute sessions as a motivational speaker.