The vice president of operations with Morris Publishing Group has been named the new publisher of the Peninsula Clarion, a sister paper to the Juneau Empire.
Deedie McKenzie will also serve as group publisher of Alaska Media Partners, overseeing the MPG properties throughout Alaska.
The announcement was made Tuesday by William S. Morris IV, president and CEO of Morris Communications Co.
“We’re pleased to have Deedie up in Alaska,” he said. “Her operational experience, and her passion for these communities, make her the ideal person to lead these operations.”