Christopher M. Mayer is publisher of The Boston Globe and the head of the New England Media Group, both of which are subsidiaries of The New York Times Company. He is responsible for The Boston Globe and Boston.com; the Worcester Telegram & Gazette; and GlobeDirect, the Globe’s direct mail subsidiary. Mr. Mayer also oversees the Company’s investment in Metro Boston, a free daily newspaper.
Mr. Mayer joined The Boston Globe in 1984 in the information services department. He was named senior vice president, circulation and operations in 2008, overseeing production, advertising operations, circulation marketing and distribution. Previously Mr. Mayer served as chief information officer and senior vice president, circulation, among other positions. He also served as senior vice president of Community Newsdealers, the former home delivery subsidiary of the Globe.
Mr. Mayer received a B.S. in computer science from Yale University. He lives in South Boston with his wife and four children.
[MA-E 0101] - Epiphany XVI: Christopher Mayer, publisher, The Boston Globe; Boston; Mass. (1:26)
Christopher Mayer was an “I.T. guy” when reporters needed his help to tell a story, and he learned how teamwork makes all aspects of a daily newspaper work.