DAVIDSON, North Carolina — Civitas Media has named William Weston Bray III as executive vice president for products and marketing.
Bray will lead the Davidson-based company's marketing, graphics and digital operations of more than 100 print publications and web-based platforms.
Bray comes from Essex, Connecticut, where he most recently worked as the lead mentor for the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute, the university organization that helps students and faculty launch new business ventures.
Civitas is composed of four media groups formerly known as Heartland Publications, Freedom Central, Impressions Media and Ohio Community Media. It employs more than 1,400 people in North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, Illinois, Missouri, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee.
Civitas publishes 35 daily, 28 weekend editions and 63 weekly publications with a combined circulation of more than 1.6 million.