By: E&P Staff
Rick Jensen has been appointed publisher/executive editor of Messenger Post Media, which includes the Daily Messenger in Canandaigua, N.Y., and Post weekly newspapers in suburban Rochester. He is promoted from executive editor.
Jensen, who joined Messenger Post Media in October, served for more than 30 years in a number of leadership roles with Gannett Co. He was publisher of Delmarva Media Group in Salisbury, Md., a group of daily and weekly newspapers; publisher in Chambersburg, Pa.; executive editor in Binghamton; editor in Utica and Niagara Falls; and executive city editor in Rochester.
In his new capacity, Jensen will oversee the Daily Messenger in Canandaigua; 15 weekly publications in Ontario, Monroe and Wayne counties; a commercial print operation; and 11 community Websites including MPNnow.com.
Jensen succeeds Jim O’Rourke, who continues as group publisher/regional manager of GateHouse Media, Messenger Post Media’s parent company.