Jim Davidson president Examiner.com

Former AOL executive¬†Jim Davidson has been appointed as president of the¬†Examiner.com network of local-news-and-blogs websites. Philip Anschutz’s Clarity Media also operates free daily Examiner newspapers in San Francisco and Washington.

Davidson was a consultant to Examiner.com since summer 2009, and advised it on its acquisition of Canada’s NowPublic last September. Previously he was vice president of web services and publishing for AOL, where he worked on its Digital City local-content network. (MoneyCentral)

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