David Chivers is president for Register Media and The Des Moines Register. He also serves as regional president for the USA TODAY NETWORK, which includes financial and strategic oversight for the Iowa City PressCitizen.
David has built his career in digital innovation, marketing, audience development and product management. He has worked for The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, MarketWatch, and Meredith Corporation. Prior to joining Gannett, David was chief digital officer at Jostens, which sells high school and college yearbooks and class rings, as well as championship sports rings, medals and trophies.
David earned an undergraduate degree from Central College, M.B.A. from the University of Iowa, M.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications from Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL, and an executive certificate in Strategy and Innovation from M.I.T.
He is a Des Moines native, and his first job was delivering The Des Moines Register as a young boy. David and his wife, Theresa, reside in Des Moines with their two children.