As of May 22, Siuslaw News has a new publisher as Group Manager John Bartlett focuses his efforts in California. General Manager Jenna Bartlett now assumes the role of publisher.
John said, “I am so excited for News Media Corporation to promote Jenna to a publisher position in Florence. This is a well-deserved promotion and long overdue.”
As publisher, Jenna will manage operations in Siuslaw News’ editorial and marketing departments and continue to oversee the Central Coast Publishing Press Plant in Coos Bay. She will tend to many of the day-to-day operations of the business, including the hiring process, budget, community response and more.
Jenna will also work with Editor Ned Hickson to direct the style and content of the Siuslaw News’ printed and online publications.
Besides working at Siuslaw News, Jenna is the current Florence Area Chamber of Commerce Board President and is active with the Rotary Club of Florence, Boys and Girls Club of Western Lane County and other area nonprofits.
“Jenna is so active in the community and has done a wonderful job leading the Siuslaw News these past three years. She has been a leader in the digital transformation of the newspaper to a daily online paper and I have no doubt she will continue to grow this media leading publication,” John said. “I am also very proud of her as any father would be.”