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Journal Register hires former Pantagraph Publisher

Fri, 06 Jul 2012 17:00:16 CDT
By: AP

The new Publisher of the State Journal-Register in Springfield and The Lincoln Courier will be the recently retired Publisher of the Pantagraph Newspaper in Bloomington. Richard Johnston retired from Lee Enterprises late last year. He's joining GateHouse Media early next month. The State Journal-Register reports Walt Lafferty is departing the Journal Register. Johnston was at the Pantagraph between 2007 and 2011 and had spent 37 years with Lee.

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