By: E&P Staff
Michelle M. Krans was named president and publisher of The Desert Sun in Palm Springs, Calif. She replaces Robert Dickey, who last week was named senior group president of the Pacific Newspaper Group and chairman of Phoenix Newspapers.
Krans has been advertising and marketing director of the Desert Sun since 2001. She began her Gannett career at the Palm Springs newspaper as the marketing and promotions manager in 1990. She also has served as market development manager, custom publishing manager, and market development director at the paper. From 1985 to 1990, she was with McCord Insurance Services in Studio City, Calif.