During his tenure at The Post, Steve led the transformation of the company culture from a print-centric legacy organization to a digital powerhouse, embracing innovative approaches to technology and creating a culture of 'fail fast' experimentation.
The extraordinary record of innovations created under Steve’s leadership include:
• Partner Program. Created millions of new Washington Post consumers by creating innovative partnerships with hundreds of newspapers and digital publishers.
• ARC – a software as service suite of products created by the Washington Post engineering team
• Greater Washington Publishing, a niche Print and Internet publishing operation that became the model for the Newspaper industry and generated tens of millions of dollars in operating profits
• express – one of the most successful free distribution commuter publications in the country, which also generated tens of millions in profits
• An ever-growing array of Washington Post digital products on a wide variety of platforms.
Steve’s career started after College when he used $2,000 in savings to co-found The Bay City Business Journal in the San Francisco Bay Area, which – under his leadership – grew within two years to the largest controlled circulation business publication in Northern California.
Steve is proud to have started his career as a sales representative for the Fuller Brush Company in 1979 in San Francisco.
Steve graduated from Yale University in 1981 and received an M.B.A from Harvard Business School in 1987.
Steve and his wife, Joslyn, live in Chevy Chase, Maryland, with their two children.
Steve Hills Job Title President & GM Company THE WASHINGTON POST