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He has served as interim editor since August.
He will continue to write his thrice-weekly column for the Postmedia chain.
Paul Likins named vice president of digital operations, and Stefanie Angeli named senior director of national sales.
The 35-year-old began his newspaper career as a reporter in September 2000.
Norselli was previously a global strategic sales director for Monster Worldwide, Inc., overseeing sales for all digital products and services.
He will assume his new role with the Democrat on Jan. 12, replacing Julie Moreno.
She's in line to become the fifth generation of her family to run the paper.
McKiernan's publications were some of the first to create an online presence.
"I am very excited about the opportunity to revisit my weekly roots at the Beacon," she says.
She succeeds Jeri Rowe, who worked at the paper for 25 years and was lead columnist for eight years.
A search for his successor as the paper's advertising director will begin immediately.
Mirman also serves as publisher of the Orange County Register. He will oversee day-to-day operations and facilitate collaborations between the two newspapers.
The paper won three Pulitzer Prizes under Kaiser's leadership.