‘Springfield News-Leader’ Names New President, Publisher

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By: E&P Staff

Linda Greiwe, president and publisher for the Newspaper Network of Central Ohio, has been named president and publisher of the Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader. Her appointment is effective Oct. 11.

Greiwe also will hold the position of West Group vice president, with oversight of the U.S. Community Publishing markets in Baxter, Ark.; St. Cloud, Minn.; and Sioux Falls, S.D.

A longtime Gannett employee, Greiwe joined the company in January 1987 at the Green Bay (Wis.) Press-Gazette, in the advertising department. She went on to hold positions in Louisville, Ky.; Palm Springs, Calif.; Phoenix; and Rockford, Ill., primarily in advertising, before being appointed publisher of the Salinas Californian. Greiwe was named president and publisher of the Newspaper Network in January 2008.

In addition, she has been active in the Newspaper of America Association and served on the Display Federation Board.

Greiwe succeeds Thomas Bookstaver, who is retiring, effective Oct. 8.

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