From the Wires
Digital First Media Announces Retirement of Andy Mick From New England Newspapers, Inc.
By: Marketwired .
Jan. 2, 2013 03:15 PM
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/02/13 -- Digital First Media, which operates MediaNews Group, Journal Register Company and Digital First Ventures, announced today the retirement of Andy Mick, President of New England Newspapers, Inc.
"Andy has made the Berkshires his home and his commitment to the community has made him a tremendous leader and he will be sorely missed," said Jeff Bairstow, President of Digital First Media. "We wish Andy the best as he seeks new adventures and enjoys the beauty of the region he has served for more than a decade."
Andy Mick has served as President of New England Newspapers -- which includes The Berkshire Eagle in Berkshire County, Mass.; The North Adams Transcript in North Adams, Mass.; The Bennington Banner in Bennington, Vt.; The Brattleboro Reformer in Brattleboro, Vt.; The Manchester Journal in Manchester, Vt.; and The Advocate in Williamstown, Mass. -- for 13 years. Andy Mick previously worked for the New York Times Regional Newspaper Group before joining MediaNews Group in 1990.
"For the past 13 years I have been blessed by life in the Berkshires and my association with the hundreds of co-workers throughout the New England Newspaper group. In particular, being publisher of The Berkshire Eagle has been my finest professional experience," said Andy Mick. "I will always cherish the experience I have had, the wisdom I have gained and the great friendships I have made during my long and colorful career."
Andy Mick will remain with New England Newspapers through March 31.
Digital First Media has started an immediate search, both internally and externally, for Andy Mick's successor.
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