Scott C. Schurz Jr. of Schurz Communications Inc. in South Bend, Ind., will become assistant publisher of The Advocate-Messenger in January.
Schurz, 35, will be responsible for the operation of all phases of the newspaper through effective team leadership of human resources, sales, distribution, newsroom production and financial management.
He will report directly to Advocate publisher Mary Schurz.
A graduate of the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Ind., Scott C. Schurz Jr. holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in American studies and a Master of Business Administration degree.
He has been with Schurz Communications Inc., parent company of The Advocate-Messenger, since 1993 and is currently general manager of special publications for The South Bend Tribune.