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Rapid City Journal names Tranquill new publisher

December 21, 2018

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Matthew Tranquill has been named publisher of the Rapid City Journal.

The newspaper reports that Tranquill has been the publisher of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, since 2016. He began his newspaper career as an advertising sales representative with The Parkersburg News Sentinel in Parkersburg, West Virginia. He was promoted to several leadership roles in the company before becoming regional advertising director for The Parkersburg News Sentinel and The Marietta Times in 2014.

Tranquill calls the Rapid City area a “beautiful place with an amazing history.”

The Journal is owned by Lee Enterprises.

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Information from: Rapid City Journal, http://www.rapidcityjournal.com

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