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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kevin McClatchy

54 2012 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Craig Forman

55 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Elaine Lintecum

61 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance

Mark Zieman

56 2011 Vice President - Operations

Billie McConkey

46 2015 Vice President - Human Resources

Terrance Geiger

54 2015 Vice President - Technology

Tim Grieve

52 2016 Vice President - News

Christian Hendricks

54 2015 Vice President - Products, Marketing and Innovation

Andrew Pergam

38 2016 Vice President - Video and New Ventures

Anjali Joshi

51 2017 Director

Elizabeth Ballantine

68 1998 Independent Director

Leroy Barnes

65 2000 Independent Director

Molly Evangelisti

64 1995 Independent Director

Brown Maloney

61 2004 Independent Director

William McClatchy

55 2004 Independent Director

Clyde Ostler

70 2013 Independent Director

Maria Thomas

53 2016 Independent Director

Stephanie Zarate

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Kevin McClatchy

Mr. Kevin S. McClatchy is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of McClatchy Company. He has been a director of McClatchy since September 1998, and non-executive Chairman of the Board since May 2012. From 1996 to 2007, he was the managing general partner and chief executive officer of the Pittsburgh Pirates Major League Baseball team. From 1994 to 1995, he was president of the Northern California Sports Development Group and The Modesto A’s, a minor league baseball team. Mr. McClatchy held various positions with McClatchy from 1990 to 1994, including serving as sales director for The Newspaper Network, Inc. advertising director at the Amador Ledger Dispatch and sales representative for The Sacramento Bee. As a former senior executive officer of a professional and minor league sports franchise, Mr. McClatchy has demonstrated leadership capability and extensive knowledge of the complex financial, operational and personnel issues facing large organizations. In addition, his years of experience working at McClatchy have given him extensive knowledge of its business.

Craig Forman

Mr. Craig I. Forman serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Forman was a private investor and entrepreneur. From 2006 until 2009, Mr. Forman served as president of consumer access and audience business of the Atlanta-based internet services provider Earthlink. Earlier, Mr. Forman served as the Vice President and general manager for Yahoo’s media and information divisions, overseeing Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Sports and Yahoo! Finance. Mr. Forman led internet and new media divisions at Time Warner, a cable television company, was the vice president for product development and editor at the search engine Infoseek, and was the director and editor of international business information services for Dow Jones, a publishing and financial information firm. Since 2009, Mr. Forman has served as a director on a variety of public and private company boards. Until March 2015, Mr. Forman was the executive chairman of the board of Appia, Inc., a Durham, N.C. based mobile-applications marketer and distributor. In connection with the completion of Digital Turbine, Inc.’s merger with Appia, Inc. in March 2015, Mr. Forman was appointed to Digital Turbine, Inc.’s board of directors; he resigned from the Digital Turbine board upon his appointment as McClatchy’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Forman has served on the board of Yellow Media, Inc., a Canadian publisher of print and digital business directories, since 2012. Previously, Mr. Forman served as executive chairman of WHERE, Inc. a leading mobile-advertising technology network, until it was acquired by eBay Inc. in 2011.

Elaine Lintecum

Ms. Elaine Lintecum is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance of The McClatchy Co. effective May 16, 2012. She has been Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of McClatchy since May 2012, prior to which she was Treasurer of McClatchy since December 2002. Ms. Lintecum joined McClatchy in 1988 as the corporate analyst responsible for external financial reporting and for SEC compliance. She was promoted to investor relations manager in 1993 and was named assistant treasurer and director of treasury services in 2000. Prior to joining McClatchy, Ms. Lintecum worked for Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, a predecessor of Deloitte & Touche LLP, as a certified public accountant.

Mark Zieman

Mr. Mark Zieman is Vice President - Operations of McClatchy Company, since June 2011. He has been Vice President, Operations of McClatchy since June 2011, and has assumed additional responsibilities in his role as Vice President, Operations since June 30, 2015, overseeing McClatchy’s 29 local media properties, the corporate digital revenue development team and the corporate production team. Prior to his corporate appointment, Mr. Zieman served as president and publisher of The Kansas City Star from March 2008 to June 2011, and as editor, managing editor and an investigative reporter at The Kansas City Star from 1986 to 2008.

Billie McConkey

Ms. Billie S. McConkey is Vice President - Human Resources of The McClatchy Company. Ms. McConkey was named General Counsel and Corporate Secretary on May 30, 2015 and has been Vice President, Human Resources of McClatchy since March 18, 2015. Ms. McConkey worked with McClatchy as special employment counsel from 2006 until March 2015. Previously, from 2000 to 2006, Ms. McConkey was special labor counsel for Knight Ridder and from 1998 to 2000, Ms. McConkey was vice president, labor and employment counsel for Central Newspapers, Inc. Ms. McConkey was also an associate at the law firms, Brown & Bain P.A. (a subsidiary of Perkins Coie LLP) and Bryan Cave LLP from 1995 to 1998.

Terrance Geiger

Mr. Terrance Geiger is Vice President - Technology of The McClatchy Company. He has been Vice President, Technology of McClatchy since July 27, 2015. He joined McClatchy in 1983 as an IT computer operator for The Fresno Bee. From 2013 to 2015 Mr. Geiger oversaw the creation of an organization that combined the separate corporate and individual newspaper IT teams as well as the creation of the McClatchy technology team, which now encompasses all aspects of technology throughout McClatchy. In 2006 Mr. Geiger was named corporate IT director of McClatchy and oversaw the development of enterprise application teams. In 2002 he oversaw the creation of an IT team that serviced McClatchy’s newspaper operations in California. In all, Mr. Geiger has led four reorganizations of Information Technology groups within McClatchy over his career.

Tim Grieve

Mr. Tim Grieve is appointed as Vice President - News of the Company effective October 4, 2016. Mr. Grieve began his professional journalism career as a reporter at The Sacramento Bee from 1986 to 1992. He graduated from law school at Georgetown University in 1995, then clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and practiced law in California. Mr. Grieve returned to journalism in 2003 as a senior writer for Salon. In 2008, he moved to POLITICO, where he served in a number of senior editorial positions, including managing editor of POLITICO and founding editor-in-chief of POLITICO Pro, a premium, subscription-based news service. Mr. Grieve left POLITICO in 2013 to lead the reinvention of Atlantic Media’s National Journal. He returned to McClatchy in 2015 as the head of news strategies. Mr. Grieve’s early initiatives at McClatchy have led to substantial year-over-year gains in digital readership. He is currently leading an effort to position McClatchy’s newsrooms for continued journalistic excellence and sustained digital growth.

Christian Hendricks

Mr. Christian A. Hendricks no longer serves as Vice President - Products, Marketing and Innovation of McClatchy Company effective November 30, 2017. He has been Vice President, Products, Marketing and Innovation of McClatchy since June 30, 2015. Prior to June 2015, he was the Vice President, Interactive Media of McClatchy since August 1999. He joined McClatchy in 1992 as advertising manager, marketing for The Fresno Bee. From 1993 to 1994 he served as marketing director for The Fresno Bee. In 1994 he was named manager of technology for McClatchy. He held this position until 1996 when he was promoted to president and publisher of Nando Media (now known as McClatchy Interactive), McClatchy’s interactive publishing and software development operation, where he served until August 1999. Mr. Hendricks serves on the Newspaper Association of America board of directors. Mr. Hendricks oversees audience development, business development, product management, mobile initiatives, marketing, corporate communications, and external partnerships and will continue his oversight of the Company’s Tru Measure subsidiary.

Andrew Pergam

Mr. Andrew Pergam has been appointed as Vice President - Video and New Ventures of the Company. Mr. Pergam completed his undergraduate studies at Johns Hopkins University and his graduate work in journalism at Columbia University. He began his professional career as an on-air television reporter in Connecticut in 2001. He transitioned into management in 2008, leading digital efforts at an NBC-owned property. In 2010, he returned to Washington, D.C. as editorial director of a journalism institute based at American University. The following year he joined The Washington Post, where as a senior editor and head of video, he helped reshape the operation and launch a number of new initiatives. Mr. Pergam joined McClatchy in 2014 to develop a comprehensive video strategy across all markets with responsibilities in editorial, product and revenue areas. In his current role, Mr. Pergam continues to build the video operation and has taken on business development and corporate development functions, including management and growth of the company’s portfolio of strategic investments. He sits on the board of Matter, a venture fund and media accelerator, and advises a number of other startups.

Anjali Joshi

Ms. Anjali Joshi has been appointed as Director of the Company effective July 31, 2017. Joshi is an accomplished technology executive and electrical engineer who has held important leadership roles in several high-growth companies. Joshi is currently an eleven year veteran at Google, Inc. where she serves as Vice President for Product Management. During her tenure at Google she has played important roles in such areas as Search and News. Joshi holds an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, a master's degree in computer engineering from State University New York, and a master's degree in management science and engineering from Stanford University. Prior to joining Google, Joshi served as Executive Vice President of Engineering for Covad Communications, Inc., the first service provider to offer a national DSL broadband service. Joshi also spent several years at AT&T Bell Labs working in the areas of voice and high speed data.

Elizabeth Ballantine

Ms. Elizabeth A. Ballantine is an Independent Director of McClatchy Company, since March 1998. She has been a director of McClatchy since March 1998. Prior to joining the Board of Directors, Ms. Ballantine was a director of Cowles Media Company, a position she had held since 1993. Since 1999, Ms. Ballantine has been president of EBA Associates, a consulting firm. From 1993 to 1999, she was an attorney in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Dickstein, Shapiro, Morin and Oshinsky LLP. From 1990 until 1993, she worked as a private consultant advising clients on international business investments. Ms. Ballantine is a life trustee of Grinnell College in Iowa and was chair of the Governing Board of the National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C. Since December 2004, Ms. Ballantine has been a director of the mutual funds of the Principal Financial Group of Des Moines, Iowa. She also serves on the board of directors of the Durango Herald, Inc. of Durango, Colorado. Ms. Ballantine has significant experience and knowledge of media and publishing stemming from her service on the board of directors of Cowles Media Company as well as her involvement with her family-owned newspaper in Durango, Colorado.

Leroy Barnes

Mr. Leroy T. Barnes, Jr. is an Independent Director of McClatchy Company, since September 2000. Mr. Barnes has been a director of McClatchy since September 2000. Mr. Barnes is the retired vice president and treasurer of PG&E Corporation, a position he held from 2001 to 2005. From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Barnes was vice president and treasurer of Gap, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Barnes held various executive positions with Pacific Telesis Group/SBC Communications. Earlier in his career, Mr. Barnes was a consultant at Touche Ross & Co., a predecessor of Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Barnes received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Stanford University and his MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. Mr. Barnes is also a member of the boards of directors of Frontier Communications, Inc. (formerly Citizens Communications, Inc.), since May 2005, and Principal Funds, Inc. and Principal Variable Contracts, Inc. each since March 2012. He has also been a trustee of Principal ETF, Inc. since December 2014. Mr. Barnes had also served as a member of the board of directors of Herbalife, Ltd. from December 2004 to February 2015. Mr. Barnes’ experience as a finance executive at other publicly-traded companies as well as his service on other boards position him to critically review and oversee various managerial, strategic, financial and compliance-based considerations applicable to McClatchy. Mr. Barnes’ expertise also qualifies him to serve as an “audit committee financial expert” as defined by Item 407(d)(5)(ii) of Regulation S-K.

Molly Evangelisti

Ms. Molly Maloney Evangelisti is an Independent Director of McClatchy Company, since July 1995. She has been a director of McClatchy since July 1995. She worked in various capacities for The Sacramento Bee from October 1978 to December 1996, including the oversight of special projects. As a longtime McClatchy employee, with nearly 20 years of hands-on experience at The Sacramento Bee, Ms. Evangelisti has an extensive knowledge of the Company’s people and business.

Brown Maloney

Mr. Brown McClatchy Maloney is an Independent Director of McClatchy Company, since September 2004. Mr. Maloney has been a director of McClatchy since September 2004. Mr. Maloney is the owner of Radio Pacific and the operator of KONP radio, an ABC affiliate, and two additional radio stations in western Washington State. Mr. Maloney is also the owner of Olympic View Properties, a Washington state real estate company. In addition, Mr. Maloney serves as a member of the board of directors of The Seattle Times Company. From 1988 through November 2011, he was the owner of Olympic View Publishing, publisher of the Sequim Gazette and Forks Forum. From 1974 to 1987, prior to his ownership of Olympic View Publishing and Radio Pacific, Mr. Maloney held various circulation and advertising positions at the Anchorage Daily News, The Sacramento Bee and The Fresno Bee. He served as the president of the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association from 1996 to 1997 and is the former president of the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation. Mr. Maloney’s ownership of various newspapers and radio stations provides him with valuable insight into McClatchy’s business strategy and industry challenges. He also has valuable executive leadership, management and entrepreneurial experience.

William McClatchy

Mr. William B. McClatchy is an Independent director of McClatchy Company, since September 2004. He has been a director of McClatchy since September 2004. Mr. McClatchy is an entrepreneur, journalist and co-founder of Index Investing, LLC. He currently is a real estate investor and formerly managed Index Investing’s ETFzone.com, a website supplying content concerning exchange-traded index funds. In 1999, Mr. McClatchy co-founded indexfunds.com, a website for index investing content. From 1987 through 1991, Mr. McClatchy served in a variety of editorial positions for computer magazines, including staff writer at PC Week and MAC Week, and microcomputing editor at Information Week. From 1993 to 1996, Mr. McClatchy worked as a reporter for The Fresno Bee.

Clyde Ostler

Mr. Clyde W. Ostler is an Independent Director of McClatchy Company, since May 14, 2013. In March 2011, Mr. Ostler retired has been a director of McClatchy since May 2013. In March 2011, Mr. Ostler retired from Wells Fargo and Company as a Group Executive Vice President, Vice Chairman of Wells Fargo Bank California and President of Wells Fargo Family Wealth. During his 40-year tenure with Wells Fargo, Mr. Ostler served in a number of capacities including Vice Chairman in the Office of the President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Auditor, Head of Retail Branch Banking, Head of Information Technology, Head of Institutional and Personal Investments and Head of Internet Service. Mr. Ostler was a member of Wells Fargo’s management committee for over 25 years. He has served on a number of for-profit and not-for-profit boards. He is currently a member of the board of directors and chair of the Audit Committee of EXLService Holdings, Inc. since December 2007. From May 2002 to November 2006, Mr. Ostler served on the board of directors of Mercury Interactive Corporation and from November 1999 to November 2004, was a member of the board of directors of BARRA, Inc. Mr. Ostler is currently on the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Directors’ Advisory Council and is a member of the University of Southern California Athletic Department’s Board of Counselors. Mr. Ostler has extensive experience serving on boards of directors of public companies and his years of senior executive experience at a large financial institution give him significant executive leadership, management and financial oversight experience. His experience and background qualify him to serve as one of the Board’s “audit committee financial experts” as defined by Item 407(d)(5)(ii) of Regulation S-K.

Maria Thomas

Ms. Maria Thomas is appointed as Director of the Company effective August 15, 2016. She was the first non-founder CEO at Etsy from 2008 to 2010. She led the young company through a period of extraordinary growth and into profitability. Under her leadership, Etsy became a trusted global brand embraced by seven million customers and a trusted e-commerce platform serving hundreds of thousands of sellers with gross merchandise sales of more than$300 million. Subsequently, Thomas served as Chief Marketing and Consumer Officer for SmartThings, a pioneer in the consumer Internet of Things arena. She helped SmartThings navigate its two year journey from launch on Kickstarter to a$200 millionsale to Samsung. Thomas broke similar ground in the news industry where, from 2001-2008, she was SVP and GM of NPR Digital. She was a driving force behind NPR's successful transformation from a radio-only company to a best-in-class, multimedia enterprise. Thomas currently serves on the board of the privately held digital textile printing and e-commerce company, Spoonflower. She served three years on the board of online grocery company Relay Foods before its merger with Door-to-Door Organics. Thomas is also an angel investor in several start-ups.

Stephanie Zarate