Texas Press Messenger

Texas Press Messenger

The publisher of every newspaper in the United States finds himself today face-to-face with a heavy responsibility. That it is, perhaps, a responsibility unjustly forced upon him does not alter the weight of the burden, or the necessity of shouldering it.

Beginning next year, the Texas Press Association midwinter convention will be the annual meeting of the association, during which election and installation of officers and all other official business will be conducted.
Some changes will begin with the January 2019 midwinter meeting, which begins the transition period.

Quanah Tribune-Chief has new owners
New owners of the Quanah Tribune-Chief are Shane Lance, Townly Thomas, and Dennis Thomas. 

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio Express-News Editor Mike Leary retired May 18, ending a 46-year career in journalism.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, who has led the newsroom since August 2012, said he is retiring to travel and spend more time with his five grandchildren. 
Leary, 69, said he hopes to go to Antarctica, the only continent he hasn’t visited.

Staff additions, changes and promotions at Texas newspapers.

Obituaries published in the June 2018 edition of the Texas Press Messenger include: