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Sun Herald’s president, publisher to step down in September

September 17, 2018

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The president and publisher of a newspaper in Mississippi has announced that she will be stepping down this month.

The Sun Herald reports that Shannon Wall announced her departure from the newspaper Monday.

Wall has worked at the Sun Herald for more than 10 years and has helped it expand its digital footprint during her tenure. She is taking a marketing job at a hospital.

Executive Editor Blake Kaplan will move into an expanded role as the Sun Herald’s editor and general manager. He joined the newspaper as a reporter in 1994 and has served as its executive editor and vice president since mid-2015. Kaplan starts his new job Oct. 1.

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Information from: The Sun Herald, http://www.sunherald.com

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