Lee Enterprises named Chris White, publisher of the Times Media Co. in northwest Indiana, a group publisher.

White will oversee operations of the Journal Times in Racine, Wisconsin; the Globe Gazette in Mason City, Iowa; the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier; and other specialty publications in those markets.

White, 48, serves as president of the HSPA board of directors.

He became publisher in 2013 of Times Media Co., which includes The Times (Munster) and specialty publications. The Times was named Lee Enterprise of the Year in 2014.

Before joining Lee, White was publisher of GateHouse-Ohio Media after serving as general manager and senior vice president for sales and marketing with the company.

In 2002, he was among Presstime magazine’s “20 under 40” class of outstanding achievers.

He has been active in many community organizations, including economic development initiatives, foundations and advisory boards.