PITTSBURGH, October 23, 2003 – Block Communications, Inc., the parent company of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and The Blade in Toledo, Ohio has named David Beihoff vice president of newspaper operations for Block Communications and president of the Post-Gazette, effective immediately. For the past four years, Beihoff has served as vice president and general manager of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. In these newly created positions, he will be responsible for advising the two newspapers on strategic planning, operations and market positioning.
"I’d like to see both papers continue to grow and maintain themselves as quality newspapers that meet the needs of readers and advertisers," Beihoff said when asked about his goals.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is Western Pennsylvania’s largest newspaper and www.post-gazette.com is the region’s most visited web site. Together they reach more than one million people every week. The Post-Gazette has served the Pittsburgh community, its readers and advertisers as the region’s indispensable source of news, advertising and information for more than two centuries.