"Discussion With the Publisher of a 100-Year Old Newspaper" was first aired on Sunday February 1st 2004. Our Guest was Mary Mélon, Editor and Publisher, The Journal Record.
Our topics included:
- Why has The Journal Record been called a business newspaper.
- What she sees as the role or the niche being filled by The Journal Record.
- How wide is their circulation?
- What do they include that other newspapers do not?
- What are their days of publication?
- How they do it day after day?
- How they market or distribute the newspaper - office delivery, home delivery, newsstands.
- Joseph Pulitzer said "Newspapers should have no friends." How do she respond to that?
- How long she has been the Editor and Publisher.
- How she decided to get involved in this - what has been her experience.
- The Journal Record publishes more than just the daily newspaper, discuss a few of the other publications:
- Book of lists; Woman of the Year Publication; Innovator of the year; Book of Events;
- Square feet; Choices - guide to life after high school; Journal Record legislative report; Tinker Takeoff
- What's next for The Journal Record
Kent Meyers and Mary Mélon