Tennessean announces new president and publisher

The Tennessean has announced that Laura Hollingsworth has been named its new president and publisher.

(AP Photo/Michel Euler)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Tennessean has announced that Laura Hollingsworth has been named its new president and publisher.

According to the paper, Hollingsworth comes to Nashville from The Des Moines Register, where she has been president and publisher since 2007.

She also serves as the Gannett Co. Inc.'s U.S. Community Publishing group president for the Central Group, overseeing 25 markets in the central region.

U.S. Community Publishing President Robert Dickey said Hollingsworth has a deep commitment to community journalism. She also is expected to expand The Tennessean's digital capabilities.

Hollingsworth replaces Carol Hudler, who has been named as a special assistant to Dickey.


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