A newspaper executive with more than three decades in the industry was named Publisher of the Gazette on Friday.
P. Scott McKibben served as Publisher of the San Fransisco Examiner, as well as at newspapers in Texas and Kansas. Most recently, he worked as President of Western Colorprint Inc., a newspaper sales and marketing company in Denver.
McKibben replaces Bob Burdick, who retired in August.
The Gazette is owned by Irvine, California based Freedom Communications. Freedom owns 28 daily newspapers and eight television stations. The Gazette is the company's second largest paper with a daily circulation of nearly 100,000.