By: The Associated Press
(AP) Johnson City Press Vice President and Publisher Art Powers took office Friday as president of the Tennessee Press Association.
TPA is the trade association of the state’s newspapers. It is composed of 26 daily newspapers and 98 non-daily newspapers.
The Johnson City Press reports Powers succeeds Victor Parkins, editor of The Milan Mirror-Exchange.
Powers became vice president and publisher of the Press in 2002. He also oversees three weekly newspapers in East Tennessee.