By: Staff reports
New Leaders At ‘News-Press’ and ‘Rockford Register Star’
The News-Press of Fort Myers, Fla., announced that Carol Hudler,
a former advertising director for the newspaper, has been named
president and publisher.
Hudler, 44, previously served as president and publisher of The
Macon (Ga.) Telegraph. She replaces Fritz Jacobi, who becomes
president and publisher of the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star.
Both the Rockford and Fort Myers papers are owned by Gannett Co.
Hudler has also worked for the Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat and
Chronicle and the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
Jacobi, 47, replaces Mary Stier, who left to become publisher of
The Des Moines Register, another Gannett property. Jacobi previously
worked for the Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader and the Wausau (Wis.)
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