Scripps Taps Cannon As Regional Publisher Of Ventura County Star

California newspaper publishing vet Shanna Cannon has been named regional publisher of E.W. Scripps' Ventura County Star. She moves into the larger circulation newspaper publishing role from publisher of Scripps-owned Record Searchlight in Redding, Calif.

Cannon, who rejoined Scripps in 2006 after a three-year stint as president and publisher of The Garden Island in Kauai, Hawaii, also held senior publishing roles at Pulitzer Inc., including two years as general manager of the Santa Maria Times, in Santa Maria, Calif.

Cannon, who grew up in California’s Central Coast region, began her newspaper career at Scripps Telegram-Tribune in San Luis Obispo, where she rose to become national and major accounts manager.



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