Chris Minford, The Maui Information’ circulation supervisor for the previous 20 years, has been named writer of the newspaper and its different publications and web sites.
Minford, who will proceed in his function as circulation supervisor, takes over for interim writer Bart Leath.
“I’m very honored and humbled to tackle this new function at The
Maui Information,” mentioned Minford. “I used to be born and raised in Hawaii and have lived on Maui for 34 years. Maui is a really particular place and The Maui Information has been on the coronary heart of masking the information and the happenings on Maui for 120 years.
“The Maui Information has a wealthy custom of excellence, wonderful workers, and excellent information reporting — all of which I wish to proceed. There are such a lot of individuals to thank that I’ve labored with through the years and helped me get to the place I’m right now.”
Previous to being named circulation supervisor in 2000, Minford was a district supervisor in circulation, beginning with the corporate in 1988 when the paper was owned by the Cameron household. In 2002, Minford was additionally given the obligation of managing the mailroom the place the newspaper is put collectively every evening earlier than it’s delivered to carriers.
Minford resides in Kihei along with his spouse Dawne. Dawne is a lifelong Maui woman who occurs to be the promoting director at The Maui Information, has labored on the paper for greater than 35 years.
“I’m excited and really glad that Chris has been named writer,” mentioned Interim Writer Bart Leath. “I’ve labored with Chris for 20 years, and he has at all times been an important supporter of The Mau Information in addition to Maui. I’m positive he’ll do an important job main The Maui Information ahead.”
Minford added, “The newspaper trade faces challenges and we right here at The Maui Information are not any exception. I stay up for the challenges forward and know that with the crew that we now have right here at The Maui Information we’ll transfer ahead collectively and provides ourselves the perfect likelihood to succeed. Maui is actually a particular place and a singular group — Maui wants a powerful group newspaper and The Maui Information has served that goal for 120 years. With laborious work and assist from the group, we’ll evolve and proceed in that function, for years to come back.”
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