DAVENPORT, Iowa (January 2, 2019) — Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE: LEE), a trusted local news provider and leading platform for advertising in 49 markets, has named Colleen Brady publisher of the Arizona Daily Sun in Flagstaff, Arizona. Brady Succeeds Don Rowley, who retired earlier this year.
“Colleen Brady is an experienced newspaper professional who brings extensive advertising and management experience to the publisher position along with thorough knowledge of the Flagstaff market,” said Lee Group Publisher Cathy Hughes. “I look forward to working with Colleen as she continues to build on the success of the Arizona Daily Sun.”
Brady joined the Arizona Daily Sun in 2015 as advertising director and has served as interim general manager since Rowley’s retirement. Her career includes multimedia sales manager for The World Company, which includes the Lawrence Journal World Daily in Lawrence Kansas. She has also held advertising leadership positions with the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson and the Kansas City Star in Kansas City, Missouri.
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