Chris Hendricks honored for innovation

Chris Hendricks

Chris Hendricks

Chris Hendricks, vice president for strategic initiatives at Sacramento-based McClatchy, is the Local Media Association’s 2017 Innovator of the Year, LMA reports. The award recognizes an individual who has exhibited bold leadership in local media by driving new concepts or developing new digital business.

“I owe a debt of gratitude to the many people who supported and believed in the many ideas and concepts I advanced during my career,” Hendricks said. “We didn’t succeed all the time but evidently our track record was pretty good.”