SOURCE: Journal Register Company

Journal Register Company

May 19, 2010 15:24 ET

Journal Register Company Appoints New Senior Publisher of Their Connecticut Cluster and Publisher of the New Haven Register

YARDLEY, PA--(Marketwire - May 19, 2010) - The Journal Register Company, a leading local news and information company, announced today the appointment of Tom Wiley as the Senior Publisher of the Connecticut Cluster and Publisher of the New Haven Register.

In this role, Tom will be leading all initiatives of the New Haven Register in its operations, strategy, content, product development, revenue generation and business development. As Senior Publisher he will oversee the initiatives and operations of the other publications in the Connecticut cluster including the Middletown Press, Register Citizen, Litchfield County Times and Minuteman as well as Connecticut Magazine. 

Tom comes to Journal Register Company from the St. Louis Post Dispatch, a publication of Lee Enterprises, Inc., where he was Vice President of Sales for Lee St. Louis, and President & Publisher of the Suburban Journals of Greater St. Louis. In his post as Vice President of Sales, his many accomplishments included re-designing the sales structure and compensation plans, strategic development of STLtoday.com and the creation of over $5M in annual sales into online and print niche verticals for advertising segments. Under his watch, the Post Dispatch and Suburban Journals have won four Lee Presidents Awards for best innovation and execution. 

As Senior Publisher of the Connecticut Cluster, Tom will report to Bill Higginson, President and Chief Operating Officer, and will be located at the New Haven Register offices in New Haven, Connecticut. Mr. Higginson said, "Tom's experience and expertise will be critical to the success of the Company's 'digital first' evolution and I look forward to working with Tom."

Ed Condra, the current Senior Publisher of the Connecticut Cluster, will return to the greater Philadelphia area and assume the role of Senior Publisher of the Philadelphia Cluster.

About Journal Register Company

Journal Register Company is a leader in local news and information serving 992 communities in 10 states. The Company's 324 multi-platform products reach an audience of nearly 14 million people each month. For more information visit the company website at www.JournalRegister.com.