Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The owner of The Reporter in Lansdale, The Mercury in Pottstown and The Times Herald in Norristown will be sold promptly, according to reports.
Digital First Media announced Wednesday that its subsidiary Journal Register Company is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the second time since 2009. JRC operates The Reporter in Lansdale, The Mercury in Pottstown and The Times Herald in Norristown, among other local papers. JRC filed voluntary petitions for Chapter 11 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York and "will seek to implement a prompt sale," according to Digital First Media. Digital First Media operates MediaNews Group and Digital First Ventures. According to a press release from Digital First Media, the auction and sale would take 90 days. Digital First has reportedly signed a stalking horse bid for JRC from 21st CMH Acquisition Co., an affiliate of the …
Monday, June 4, 2012
Ann Cornell, former Perkiomen Valley Patch editor, takes over as the new executive editor of The Reporter in Lansdale today
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Ann Cornell, an alumnus of Lansdale Catholic, will take over as head of The Reporter Newspaper in Lansdale on June 4
Meet the new boss. Perkiomen Valley Patch Editor Ann Cornell has been hired as the new editor-in-chief of The Reporter Newspaper in Lansdale. Cornell will replace former executive editor Nona Breaux, who retired as editor-in-chief in December 2011 after 38 years. The Lansdale Catholic graduate begins her new venture on June 4. "It's a new challenge for me," Cornell said. "Why I came to Patch was to learn more and have an opportunity to be back in the field, do reporting and embrace the new direction journalism is taking." Cornell holds a bachelors in journalism from Temple University, graduating in 2005. From 2005 to 2010, Cornell worked at The Times Herald in Norristown, beginning as a copy editor and working her way up to news editor. …