James Green joined Lee in 2013 as vice president – digital, responsible for leading the development of digital products and services, as well as overseeing all digital operations.
He most recently served as executive vice president and general manager of Travidia, Inc., developer of digital shopping media and marketing programs for nearly 800 newspapers. Previously, he was chief marketing officer at Travidia from 2004 to 2008, and from 2000 to 2004 he led development of Internet operations at The McClatchy Company as president and publisher of Nando Media. His career also includes executive positions in interactive media, marketing, strategic planning and sales at The Modesto Bee, The Sacramento Bee, The Newspaper Network and Equifax National Decision Systems.
He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego, and earned a master’s degree at the University of San Diego. He is a former board member of the National Association of Minority Media Executives. He has been a Newspaper Association of America Breakthrough Mentor and Minority Media Fellow, and was honored in 1999 by Presstime magazine as a national “20 Under 40” outstanding achiever.