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Rick O’Connor
Rick O’Connor

"Simply the best newspaper executive I have had the pleasure of knowing" is how Black Press President David Black describes Rick O'Connor. Black's nomination along with supporting recommendations from nine of Rick's colleagues and staff pushed him to the top of a very impressive group of nominees for the 2009 Dean Lesher Award.

O'Connor's accomplishments are many as are his contributions to the community and the industry. He started out as an owner of a small newspaper company in a small British Columbia town and ultimately left to work for Black Press, eventually moving up to Chief Operating Officer overseeing 150 titles and 3,000 employees.

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Community Media Matters — Monthly Podcast to Provide Information and Perspective to Financial, Advertising and Newspaper Industries

Produced by Suburban Newspapers of America, first edition features interview with Valassis

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The topics will range from the financial health of the industry to how advertising media buyers are using community media products. Designed to provide much needed information, Community Media Matters, will be offered monthly with a goal of 5-7 minutes in length. It will be produced by Suburban Newspapers of America and accessible from the trade association’s Web site.

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