ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Dave Hedge is resigning after 2½ years as president and publisher of the Abilene Reporter-News.
The newspaper (http://bit.ly/Nydp0d) reports Hedge informed the Reporter-News staff of his decision Wednesday. Friday will be his final day.
Before arriving in Abilene in 2011, Hedge was advertising director at the Evansville Courier & Press in Indiana. The Abilene and Evansville dailies are both owned by the Cincinnati-based E.W. Scripps Co.
Hedge says he's stepping down to pursue other activities. Tim Stautberg, Scripps senior vice president of newspapers, says Scripps will appoint a new publisher "in the coming weeks."
Information from: Abilene Reporter-News, http://www.reporternews.com