COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbus CEO announces the appointment of Mary Yost as Editor, effective immediately, to lead the monthly business magazine and daily website. Columbus CEO offers in-depth coverage and analysis of the region's economy, business community and industry trends, as well as exclusive interviews with Central Ohio's top business leaders and executives.
Yost's career spans several decades of executive leadership, both locally and statewide. Most recently, Mary served in a volunteer capacity as Public Affairs Director, Ohio, for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. For over twenty years, she directed communications, media and public relations as Vice-President, Public Affairs for The Ohio Hospital Association, statewide, as well as overseeing operations of the Foundation for Healthy Communities. She returns to the Dispatch Printing Company where she started her career as a reporter in 1973.
"Columbus CEO is so fortunate to have Mary bring her many talents back to the Dispatch Printing Company," said Katie Wolfe Lloyd, Vice-President and Publisher of Dispatch Magazines. "She has been a leader not only in our community but across the state of Ohio. We look forward to her engagement and direction for the magazine's continued growth of in-depth business reporting in the market."
"Having the opportunity to return to journalism and the Dispatch family is a wonderful homecoming for me. My goal is to take Columbus CEO to a new level as a must-read publication for area business and community leaders," Yost said.
ABOUT THE DISPATCH PRINTING COMPANY
The Dispatch Printing Company, a privately held, family-owned media organization based in Columbus, OH, owns a variety of print, broadcast and digital news and information companies. The company flagship is The Columbus Dispatch. An affiliate of The Dispatch Printing Company, Dispatch Magazines, produces and publishes alive!, Capital Style, Crave, Columbus Monthly, Columbus CEO, Columbus Bride, in addition to Crave's Annual Restaurant Guide, CityGuide, and Best Driving Vacations. Other affiliates include WBNS-10TV, 97.1 The Fan Sports Radio, ThisWeek Community Newspapers, Dispatch Digital (with more than two dozen Central Ohio websites), Columbus Parent, Radio Sound Network, On Target Marketing/TheBAG, and a show division that produces The Central Ohio Home & Garden Show, 10TV Health & Fitness Show, The Central Ohio Home & Garden Show—Holiday Edition and Columbus Bride: The Show in Columbus, Ohio, and WTHR-TV and SkyTrak Weather (WALV-CA) in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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