Johnston Press has hired former AOL UK strategy vice president Lori Cunningham as its digital strategy director.
Cunningham will join the publisher on 10 March and will be responsible for developing Johnston’s digital projects.
Her previous roles include head of new business at retail site Net-A-Porter.com and vice president of strategy at AOL UK.
She was also a senior associate for communications, media and technology practice, at global strategy and technology consulting firm Booz Allen & Hamilton.
Johnston Press publishes around 320 local and regional newspapers, and has a portfolio of more than 300 websites.