Production All-Stars 2009: The Final-Round Judges

By: Kelly Benson, who most recently served as Orlando Sentinel operations vice president and an ING board member, earlier worked as an industrial engineer, project manager and Washington Post plant manager.

Judy Busby, of The Busby Group newspaper process-transformation consultants, was the Chicago Tribune's maintenance and engineering director, a Blevins Harding Group process consultant, and a production director.

Ray Maly retired in 2007 as vice president and production director of The Times-Picayune in New Orleans. Previously, he was production manager and commercial printing division president at The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash.

John Rodney retired in 2008 as operations director of The Press of Atlantic City. He has managed production at several dailies, served as president of the Newspaper Flexo Users Group and was NAA newspaper services director.

Jack Stanley retired in 2002 as senior vice president/operations and technology at the Houston Chronicle, which he joined in 1982 as director of IT and, soon after, technical services. He also chaired the NAA's Packaging and Distribution Committee.


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