Veteran McClatchy editor as first woman leading the company’s news division
Kristin Roberts was one of four regional editors and executive editor for politics at McClatchy, a publicly traded American publishing company based in California, operating 29 daily newspapers in 14 states and has an average weekday circulation of 1.6 million and Sunday circulation of 2.4 million. The company has named Kristin as vice president of news. She becomes the first woman leading the news division in McClatchy’s 162-year history. Her new responsibilities include oversight of the Sacramento-based media company’s 30 newsrooms across 14 states, its corporate news operations and McClatchy Studios, which produces documentaries.