Texas Man to Become New Salina Journal Publisher
Associated Press - Fri 08:47 AM 02/17/2012
M. Olaf Frandsen has announced his resignation as publisher of The Monitor after 10 years at the helm of the daily McAllen newspaper.
Frandsen announced Thursday that he'll resign effective Tuesday to take become publisher of the family-owned Salina Journal, and move closer to his son's family.
The 56-year-old executive also will resign as regional vice president of the Southwest Division of Irvine, California-based Freedom Communications, owner of The Monitor, the Valley Morning Star of Harlingen and The Brownsville Herald.
Franderson will take over for Tom Bell, who is leaving the newspaper for a job at Salina Regional Health Center.