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From AJR,   December 1999  issue

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New Orleans' Times Picayune President Linda Dennery becomes publisher of Newark's Star-Ledger.

By Carol Guensburg & Lori Robertson
Carol Guensburg (carol.guensburg@verizon.net) is senior editor for the Journalism Center on Children & Families, a University of Maryland professional program - and a nonprofit. It receives primary support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Guensburg spent 14 years as an editor and reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel after working for three other papers.      Lori Robertson (robertson.lori@gmail.com), a former AJR managing editor, is a senior contributing writer for the magazine.      

New Orleans' Times-Picayune President Linda Dennery moves north to become publisher of Newark's Star-Ledger . The paper's publisher, Martin Bartner , died in October at age 69.... The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press gets a new executive director: Lucy A. Dalglish , a Minnesota media attorney and former St. Paul Pioneer Press reporter and editor. She succeeds AJR columnist Jane Kirtley , now teaching at the University of Minnesota.... Emmet Miller gets a new job and a big-time compliment. He leaves his weekend anchor and weekday reporter gig at Boston's WFXT to coanchor Los Angeles' " KTLA Morning News: Early Edition," and he's featured in People magazine's November 15 "Sexiest Men Alive" issue. "He was really excited," says Miller's publicist, Carolyn Aguayo , of the kudo. "The timing couldn't be better for him."... The San Jose Mercury News' Chris Nolan leaves the paper after losing her Silicon Valley gossip column in July over a controversial stock deal... After a year and a half as assistant news director for New York's WABC-TV , Ken Jobe goes west--Midwest, actually--becoming news director for Cincinnati's WLWT . Jobe was once an executive producer for Cincy's WCPO .... Long Island's Newsday taps former New York City Mayor Ed Koch to pen a weekly column on politics.