By: E&P Staff
Steve Schmidt has been named publisher of the TimesDaily in Florence, Ala. He has been advertising director of The Ledger in Lakeland, Fla., since 1995.
Schmidt, 49, also has served as a national sales director for the New York Times Regional Media Group since 2001. He joined The Ledger in 1980 as a retail sales representative.
He replaces Allen Parsons, who is departing to become publisher of the Star-Banner in Ocala, Fla.