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MARK LANE LEAVES MORRIS PUBLISHING GROUP, ACCEPTS JOB AT WEHCO MEDIA

MARK LANE LEAVES MORRIS PUBLISHING GROUP, ACCEPTS JOB AT WEHCO MEDIA

AUGUSTA, GA — May 3, 2017 — Mark Lane, vice president of sales is leaving the company to take a position with WEHCO Media, announced today by Derek May, president of Morris Publishing Group.

 

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Lane has accepted a new position as president of WEHCO Newspapers. Morris Publishing Group(MPG) appointed Lane director of sales and marketing at The Augusta Chronicle in 2005.  He went on to be the director of sales and marketing at the Florida Times-Union.  In 2011, Lane was made vice president of sales for MPG.

 

“I will forever be grateful to the Morris family and Derek May for providing so many great opportunities to grow and serve in this wonderful business,” said Lane.  “I wish the Morris team much happiness and success."

 

"Mark has done an outstanding job for Morris in a variety of key positions," said May, "We will surely miss him and wish him the best."

 

Lane and his wife Bobbi plan to relocate to Little Rock, AR.

 

About Morris Publishing Group

Morris Publishing Group, LLC, is a privately held media company based in Augusta, Ga.  MPG currently owns and operates 11 daily newspapers as well as non-daily newspapers, city magazines and free community publications in the Southeast, Midwest, Southwest and Alaska.

 

The Company has a concentrated presence in the Southeast, with five signature holdings: The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville), The Augusta Chronicle, Savannah (Ga.) Morning News, The St. Augustine (Fla.) Record and Athens (Ga.) Banner-Herald.

 

Morris Publishing Group's other daily newspapers are: Amarillo (Texas) Globe-News; Juneau (Alaska) Empire; Log Cabin Democrat (Conway, Ark.); Lubbock (Texas) Avalanche-Journal; Peninsula Clarion (Kenai, Alaska) and The Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal.

 

For more information, visit our websites: http://morrispublishinggroup.com and http://morris.com.

 

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For Inquiries to Morris Communications Company, LLC:

Heather Nagel-Doughtie

Chief Marketing Officer

(706) 823-3580

heather.nagel@morris.com