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Press release announcing Sara Glines new publisher of York Daily Record/Sunday News

Here is the press release announcing Sara Glines new publisher of York Daily Record/Sunday News


Digital First Media names Sara Glines Publisher of York Daily Record and York Sunday News

New York, NY (April 5, 2012) – Digital First Media today named Sara Glines, Publisher of the York Daily Record and Sunday News. She will also have responsibility for the Lebanon Daily News, Hanover Evening Sun and Chambersburg Public Opinion, as well as President of the York Newspaper Agency.

Ms. Glines has been a Vice President at Digital First Media since it was formed in September 2011 to manage both MediaNews Group Inc. and Journal Register Company.  She has been with MediaNews Group Inc. as a Vice President of Field Operations, based in Denver, since May 2010, and before that as Vice President of Interactive Operations and Multimedia Sales since September 2003.  Ms. Glines has previously held positions with Advance Internet, Hachette Filipacchi Magazines and Journal Register Company leading digital strategies and operations. She began her media career in the newsroom of the San Francisco Examiner under the Hearst Corporation.

“Sara has worked at the corporate level to lead Pennsylvania and other MediaNews Group newspapers through the transformation to Digital First Media. She is uniquely qualified to now step in and lead the local transformation,” said John Paton, Chief Executive Officer of Digital First Media.

Ms. Glines replaces Fred Uffelman, who is retiring after 28 years with York newspapers.

“I want to thank Fred Uffelman for his leadership and for all that he has done for Pennsylvania newspapers and the communities they serve,” said Jeff Bairstow, President of Digital First Media.  “I look forward to working with Sara and the Pennsylvania team to continue the transformation that is well underway.”

Ms. Glines’ appointment is effective immediately. She will relocate from Denver, CO to the York, PA, area.

About Digital First Media

Digital First Media (www.digitalfirstmedia.com) is headquartered in New York City, and jointly manages MediaNews Group and Journal Register Company.  Digital First Media reaches 57 million Americans each month through more than 800 multi-platform products across 18 states.

About Pennsylvania Newspapers

York Daily Record and York Sunday News (www.ydr.comwww.inyork.com), Lebanon Daily News (www.ldnews.com), Hanover Evening Sun (www.eveningsun.com) and Chambersburg Public Opinion (www.publicopiniononline.com) reach an audience of more than 500,000 every week in print and 1.3 million every month digitally in the south central Pennsylvania region.

About MediaNews Group, Inc.

MediaNews Group, Inc. (www.medianewsgroup.com) is the nation’s second largest newspaper company as measured by circulation, with headquarters in Denver, Colorado.  MediaNews Group and its affiliated companies publish 57 daily newspapers and more than 100 non-daily publications in 11 states.

For more information contact:

Sobeida Manan

Executive Assistant

Digital First Media


(212) 521-4285