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Magazine article Editor & Publisher

News People

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ALABAMA

Brad Shurett has been appointed publisher of The Scottsboro Daily Sentinel. Shurett most recently served as president and publisher of Marion County Newspapers Inc. in South Pittsburg, Tenn.

ARKANSAS

Josh Tinker has been named sports editor for the Pine Bluff Commercial. Tinker has covered sports for The Morning News in Springdale, and most recently was a fleet manager for trucking company J.B. Hunt.

CALIFORNIA

Eddy Hartenstein has been appointed publisher of the Los Angeles Times. Hartenstein was chairman and CEO of DirecTV from 2001 to 2004. He succeeds David Hiller, who left the paper in July.

Kathy Day has been named editor of the La Jolla Light. Previously, Day was an assistant managing editor at the North County Times in Escondido. She succeeds Cyril Jones-Kellett.

Greg Stevens has been named publisher of the Daily News in Red Bluff. Stevens most recently served as publisher of the Times-Standard in Eureka.

COLORADO

Jennifer L. Grubbs has been named editor of the Craig Daily Press. Grubbs most recently was news editor at the Journal-Advocate in Sterling.

CONNECTICUT

Patricia A. Hines has been named senior editor of Brooks Community Newspapers. Hines will continue as the editor of the Fairfield Citizen-News, a position she has held for 22 years.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Steven Komarow has been named deputy Washington bureau chief for The Associated Press. Previously, he was the AP's senior deputy international editor.

FLORIDA

Alexandra Caldwell has been named editor of the Clearwater Citizen. Caldwell joined Tampa Bay Newspapers in March as a reporter, and before that she was a reporter for The Villages Daily Sun. Thomas G. Ten Broeck has been named general manager of the Chiefland Citizen, and also will have regional responsibility for the Cedar Key Beacon and the Willston Pioneer Sun News. He most recently served as publisher of the Franklin County Chronicle and The News Leader in Royston, Ga.

GEORGIA

Tim Rausch is the new business editor for The Augusta Chronicle. Rausch has been a business reporter for the newspaper since 2007, and before that was the business editor at The Lima (Ohio) News.

ILLINOIS

Scott Bowers has been appointed publisher of the Rockford Register Star. He currently serves as publisher of The State Journal-Register in Springfield, and will retain that position. Bowers spent 17 years at the Register Star as assistant controller and controller before taking his current post last December. Tom Lasley has been promoted to general manager, from marketing development director.

Kristen Schmidt has been named editor of the Daily Chronicle in DeKalb and editorial director of the Chronicle News Group. Previously, she was managing editor of the Kane County Chronicle in St. Charles.

Jimmy Bass is the new circulation director for the Mt. Vernon Register-News. He most recently was operations manager.

INDIANA

Michael G. Kane has been appointed publisher of The Indianapolis Star. Kane most recently served as publisher of the Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat and Chronicle. He succeeds Barbara Henry.

Steve Kozarovich has been appointed publisher of The Tribune in New Albany. Kozarovich, who is promoted from executive editor, has served as editor of the Tribune as well as The Evening News in Jeffersonville. …

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