Kathy Thomson


Age: 51

former president of the Los Angeles Times Media Group who helped to steer the news organization's metamorphosis from print into a digital-age player while she was chief of staff at the Times from 2008 to 2009, but who retured in 2011 as president and chief operating officer in which she oversaw editorial operations, advertising sales, marketing, and business services, who supervised the top-to-bottom revamping of latimes.com and the push to expand digital products at the eight daily newspapers operated by Tribune Co., then the Times's corporate parent.

Cause of Death: Brain hemorrhage

Born: July 8, 1966

Died: August 6, 2017

Los Angeles, California