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Title UPA A Century Later
Subject Newspapers; Newspaper publishing; Journalism
Creator Utah Press Association
Publisher Utah Press Association
Contributors Cornwell, J. M.
Date 1996
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Identifier PN4844.U8 U8 1996
Source Original Book: UPN A Century Later
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, University of Utah. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution University of Utah
Source Physical Dimensions 14 cm x 21.5 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
ARK ark:/87278/s6319w0z
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416710
Reference URL

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Title Page147
Description UTAH'S SIX SURVIVING DAILIES community. In 1988, McDougall sought a career change and left the newspaper industry. Earl Biederman was the managing editor from 1989 through 1993. A veteran journalist and newsroom management specialist, Biederman was an intense leader with strong opinions on newspaper process and editorial responsibilities. He was influential in moving the newspaper toward modern sectionalizing, and colorization and pagination of pages and section fronts. He also directed progressive and controversial coverage of public figures and political issues. Paul C. Richards, former director of public communications at BYU, became editor in May, 1994. He placed emphasis on quality writing, organizational efficiency and local coverage. There have been only three publishers at The Herald. From 1940 through 1964, the publisher was L. B. "Jack" Tackett, a native of Ogden with a long background in the business side of journalism. Tackett understood newspapers and the financial formula for success. He skillfully guided The Herald through uncertain times as the paper grew along with the community. Tackett retired at age 70. He was replaced by B. E. "By" Jensen, a native of Ogden who came to The Herald in 1964 from the Herald Journal in Logan, Utah (also a Scripps paper at that time). Jensen placed much emphasis on circulation growth, and the newspaper prospered during his tenure. Jensen benefitted considerably from a rapidly growing market as well as a stable staff of loyal, veteran employees, including Charlie Zumwalt as production foreman, LaVerl Christensen as editor and Bailey Lindstrom as business manager. Together these three contributed a total of 80-plus years to Herald management. In his later years as publisher, Jensen also served as Executive Vice President of Scripps League Newspapers, holding both positions until his death in 1986. In 1974, Jensen hired Kirk Parkinson from a league paper in Lake Tahoe, California, to serve in the advertising depart- 147
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Identifier 156-UPA_Page147.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416158
Reference URL