NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metro US continues to make huge strides with leadership, shattering the glass ceiling with the promotion of Dorothy Robinson to Editor In Chief. “The official move of Dorothy to the helm of Metro has been a long time coming,” Yggers Mortensen, Metro US Publisher and CEO commented, “She has been an absolute rockstar in the wake of the late and much missed Tony Metcalf.” Metcalf passed away in July of 2013. “I look forward to watching Dorothy’s contribution to the company in her new leadership position.”
Robinson has played a leading role in the Metro newsroom for ten years – launching Metro in New York City as an editorial assistant, and rising through the ranks as entertainment reporter, Features Editor, and most recently, Managing Editor. Robinson reports directly to CEO and Publisher Yggers Mortensen.
Metro is the world’s largest newspaper – attracting a young, active audience of over 20 million daily in more than 100 cities worldwide. In the US, Metro was launched in 1999 and is now the #1 most read free daily nationwide with 1.2 million daily readers. Designed for a 20-minute read, Metro delivers news and entertainment to commuters Monday through Friday. Local, national and international news and features are presented without bias, showcasing a metropolitan attitude and style.
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