As Co-Publisher, Debby Krenek is responsible for the strategic direction and development at Newsday and amNewYork with a particular emphasis on content and products on all platforms digital, mobile and print. She also has responsibility for content collaboration and digital development with News 12 including website and mobile products.
She also directs the legal department, IT and marketing and community outreach and works closely with her co-publisher on advertising sales.
Debby has been with Newsday since 2001 and has a staff of around 450 people across the various properties she manages. She was Editor of Newsday from Dec. 2009 to Nov. 2011.
Before coming to Newsday, Debby was the Editor-in-Chief at the New York Daily News and directed the Abner Louima coverage that won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1998.
She was also Chief Creative Officer at Petplace.com, the editorial partner with Pets.com and AOL pets.
Debby attended Texas A&M University, where she received a B.A. in journalism and marketing.