COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — The owner of the Columbus Telegram has named an interim editor and publisher to lead the newspaper.
The Columbus Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/XsFoE1 ) that the new executives are needed because the retirement of the current editor/publisher, James Dean.
Lee Enterprises announced that John DiMambro will serve as interim publisher. The 55-year-old has worked in the newspaper industry for 30 years and has been Columbus' advertising director since April.
Tyler Ellyson will serve as interim editor. He has been the Telegram's local editor since 2010, and before that he worked as a reporter at the paper.
The 29-year-old Ellyson says he's excited about the opportunity to lead the newsroom while continuing to cover the community.
Information from: Columbus Telegram, http://www.columbustelegram.com