HOUSTON – Michael LaBonia, chief revenue officer at the Houston Chronicle, has taken on the additional role of senior vice president for advertising for the Hearst Newspaper Group.
Jeff Johnson, president of Hearst Newspapers, made the announcement.
LaBonia,who oversees advertising and marketing for the Houston Chronicle Media Group, also oversees advertising performance in all Hearst Newspaper Group markets.
LaBonia has led the advertising team in Houston for seven years.
He will remain part of the Houston Chronicle’s leadership team while assuming his duties for Hearst Newspapers, according to Johnson.
Johnson also named Ginger Neal, senior vice president for advertising at the San Francisco Chronicle, as senior vice president for advertising product and operations at Hearst Newspaper Group.
Hearst Newspapers is a division of Hearst Corp.