Morris Communications Corp., today announced the promotion of Juneau Empire Publisher John Winters, 38, to the position of general manager of the Grand Island (Neb.) Independent effective in mid-September.
Veteran newspaper executive Don Smith started work in Juneau this morning as the new publisher of the Juneau Empire.
Empire publisher promoted to GM role at Nebraska paper
Smith, 50, served for the past five years as regional manager of Morris Communications Corp.'s Colorado holdings. Morris Communications, based in Augusta, Ga., owns the Juneau Empire. Smith was publisher of the Glenwood Post, a daily newspaper with a circulation of 5,500 in Glenwood Springs.
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