El Paso – A one-time El Paso Times circulation manager has been named the far West Texas paper's publisher.
Sergio H. Salinas, a native of Laredo, was appointed to lead the MediaNews-owned newspaper Monday. He replaces Ray Stafford, who resigned and then retired earlier Monday.
Salinas was also named president and chief executive officer of the Texas-New Mexico News Partnership, which also publishes seven newspapers in New Mexico.
Salinas previously worked as senior vice president for marketing and sales at The Dallas Morning News and executive vice president and general manager for the San Antonio Express-News.
Information from: El Paso Times, http://www.elpasotimes.com
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