Alma Media Corporation Press Release 30 January 2018
PERTTU KAUPPINEN APPOINTED AS ILTALEHTI’S EDITOR-IN-CHIEF FOR NEWS
Perttu Kauppinen (born 1978), Bachelor of Social Sciences, has been appointed as Iltalehti’s Editor-in-Chief for News. Kauppinen has worked as the Editor-in-Chief of Etelä-Suomen Sanomat and Content Director of Mediatalo ESA since 2015. From 2004 to 2014, he worked as a managing editor, news editor and journalist for Helsingin Sanomat.
Kauppinen will start in his new role in April, and he will report to Kari Kivelä, Senior Vice President for the Alma News & Life business unit and Iltalehti’s Senior Editor-in-Chief.
- Perttu’s extensive experience and insightful approach are an excellent fit with Iltalehti’s multimedia strategy. As a genuinely national media, we also appreciate experience from outside the Helsinki area, says Kari Kivelä, Iltalehti’s Senior Editor-in-Chief and Publisher.
- I’m extremely excited about the new position and very motivated by it. It’s great to return to the top of national news media with a ringside view of digital competence, says Perttu Kauppinen.
Kari Kivelä, Publisher and Senior Editor-in-Chief, Iltalehti, tel. +358 10 665 2032
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