DETROIT—Mark Truby, business and project editor at The Detroit News, is joining Ford Motor Company as director of global corporate news. Truby will join in August and report to Ray Day, executive director of global corporate communications.
Truby has been covering Ford for the past seven years as part of his role at the Detroit News, where he was awarded the Best in Business Award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers in both 2001 and 2002 for his coverage of Ford. Before joining the News, he worked as reporter for USA Today and The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington, West Virginia.
According to Charlie Holleran, the company’s vice president and chief communications officer, Truby “enjoys the respect of other journalists and the business leaders he covers. He has earned a reputation as a team player and a team builder, which are essential qualities in Ford’s ‘working together’ cultural revolution.”
Reporting to Truby will be Tom Hoyt, manager of global news, and Jennifer Moore, manager of corporate and sustainability communications.