Larry Riley has been named the new publisher of the Coeur d’Alene Press.
The newspaper reported that the Hagadone Corp. announced the new hire on Monday.
The 56-year-old Riley was the publisher of the Herald-Journal in Spartanburg, South Carolina, for the past two years. He replaces Jim Thompson, who retired from his 22-year career with the Coeur d’Alene Press earlier this year.
Riley has worked as a publisher of the Appeal-Democrat in Northern California and publisher of a Spanish-language weekly for three years. He also served as circulation director for the Los Angeles Times.
Riley grew up in San Diego. He graduated from San Diego State University with a bachelor’s degree in applied arts and sciences, as well as business administration and management.
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