James (Jim) Moroney III serves as publisher and chief executive officer of the Dallas Morning News, a position he has held since June 2001, and is Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of A.H. Belo Corporation. He served as president of Belo Interactive, Inc. since its inception in May 1999 until 2001. He served as EVP, Belo with responsibilities for all of its television stations from 1997 to 1999.
He presently serves on the boards of the State Fair of Texas, the Associated Press, the Advisory Board of the Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas, The Dallas Foundation, The Bishop's Finance Council of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas and the News Media Association.
He was named "Publisher of the Year" by Editor and Publisher magazine in 2003. In 2012, he received the Frank W. Mayborn Award from The Texas Daily Newspaper Association for Community Leadership.
Moroney graduated from Stanford University in 1978 with a B.A. in American Studies. In 1983 he received his M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.
He has been married to Barbara for 35 years and they have five children.