By: E&P Staff
The Daily Breeze in Torrance, Calif., has announced that Phillip Sanfield, the Breeze?s associate editor, will become editor on Aug. 1. Sanfield will replace Sue Schmitt, who has been accepted as the new publisher of the State (Ill.) Journal-Register. Both the Breeze and the Journal-Register are owned by The Copley Press Inc.
Sanfield has worked for The Copley Press Inc. for 23 years. Besides working as copy editor and news editor at the Breeze, Sanfield also served as managing editor at the Copley Press-owned News-Pilot, located in San Pedro, Calif.
According to the Breeze, Schmitt is an 18-year veteran of The Copley Press Inc.; before serving as editor of the Breeze, she oversaw editorial operations and strategic planning for Sun Publications. The organization is a Copley Press-owned group of newspapers in Chicago, Ill. Schmitt?s appointment as publisher of the Journal-Register will become effective as of Sept. 1.