Mark Bryan steps down as publisher of Juneau Empire

Ronnie Hughes has been named interim publisher of the Juneau Empire.

Mark Bryan has resigned as publisher of the Juneau Empire, effective immediately, to pursue other opportunities.

Bryan, who became publisher of the newspaper in 2009, said he appreciated the people of Juneau.

“In moving here, my family and I had never before experienced the welcome feeling with which this community greeted us within the days, weeks and months of our arrival,” Bryan said. “Nearly four years later, we continue to be amazed at the level of pride, commitment and involvement from so many, so often. We feel blessed to be part of such an awesome village.”

Bryan has more than 25 years of newspaper experience. Before coming to Juneau, he was publisher of the Newport News-Times in Newport, Ore.

A graduate of the University of Idaho at Moscow, he’s worked at newspapers in Idaho, Wyoming and Washington. He also spent time at the Anchorage Times and Anchorage Daily News in circulation management.

“We appreciate Mark for his work at the Empire, and we wish him well in the future,” said Derek May, Executive Vice President for Morris Publishing Group.

During the search for Bryan’s replacement, Ronnie J. Hughes, the former publisher of the Peninsula Clarion in Kenai, will serve as interim publisher. He served the same role at the Empire in 2009.

The Juneau Empire is owned by Morris Publishing Group, an Augusta, Ga.-based media company.

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