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Jaklewicz named news director for Abilene Reporter-News
Greg Jaklewicz is the new news director of the Abilene Reporter-News.
The change was announced June 15 by Tim Archuleta, the regional editor for the USA TODAY Network’s five Texas papers.

Staff changes at Texas newspapers

Florentino ‘Tino’ Duran
Florentino ‘Tino’ Duran of San Antonio, owner, former publisher and CEO of the bilingual biweekly newspaper La Prensa, died Sunday, June 25.

Among the past presidents joining in passing the gavel to Randy Keck to hand to new president Patrick Canty were (from left) Craig Ferguson, Russel Skiles and Randy Mankin.

RUIDOSO, NM — TPA members attending the 2017 Summer Leadership Retreat celebrated innovation and success while sharing ideas and strategies for facing challenges in the newspaper industry.

Victoria Advocate sports writer Mike Forman (right) accepts the Hartman Award for Excellence in Sports Writing from TPA President Randy Keck at the TPA Summer Leadership Retreat.

RUIDOSO, N.M. — Mike Forman, a veteran sportswriter for the Victoria Advocate, was honored with the Fred Hartman Excellence in Sports Writing Award on June 17 at the Texas Press Association Summer Leadership Retreat at Inn of the Mountain Gods.

2017 Mayborn Award winner Jim Moser(left) accepts the award from his father Charles Moser. They are only father and son recipients in the history of the award.

RUIDOSO, NM — Texas Press Association has named Jim Moser the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Frank W. Mayborn Award for Community Leadership. 
The presentation was made at Inn of the Mountain Gods in Ruidoso, New Mexico, during the association’s annual Summer Leadership Retreat on June 17.