August 4, 2003

The Dallas Morning News names John Walsh Senior Vice President/Circulation

Dallas, TX - - The Dallas Morning News has named John G. Walsh
senior vice president/circulation effective August 5. In his new role, Walsh, 52, will oversee all aspects of the newspaper's circulation activities. Walsh will report to Barry Peckham, executive vice president for The Dallas Morning News.
"John is a highly skilled executive with a great track record of success in his 25 year newspaper career," said Peckham. "His proven ability and leadership skills will be a great asset to our circulation operation and to The Dallas Morning News."

Walsh most recently served as senior vice president/operations from October 1999 to July 2003 for Philadelphia Newspapers, Inc., which includes The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News. In this role he was responsible for circulation, production and information technology. Prior to his position with Philadelphia Newspapers, Inc., Walsh served as senior vice president/operations for The Orange County Register from 1992 to 1999.

Walsh is a board member for the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association. He earned a bachelor's degree in communication arts from Michigan State University.

About The Dallas Morning News
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