Alexandra Villoch named president, publisher of Miami Herald Media Company

MIAMI – Alexandra Villoch is the new president and publisher of the Miami Herald Media Company, which publishes the Miami Herald and the Spanish-language El Nuevo Herald newspapers.

Villoch replaces David Landsberg, who resigned to become president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of South Florida. Villoch begins her new role on April 14.

She joined the Miami Herald Media Company in 2000 as national advertising director and later became director of retail advertising and event marketing. In 2005, she was named senior vice-president for advertising and marketing.

Prior to joining the Herald, she worked for United Airlines.

She was born in Havana, Cuba, and moved to the United States with her parents when she was 2.

She is married to Cesar Mendoza, a McClatchy Company IT employee. They have four children.