Franklin Dunn Schurz Jr. has announced his retirement as chief executive officer of Schurz Communications Inc. effective June 30. He will remain the company's chairman of the board.
SCI's board of directors has named Todd Franklin Schurz to serve as the company's president and CEO effective July 1.
Based in South Bend, Ind., Schurz Communications Inc. is a diversified privately owned media company. The company publishes 13 daily newspapers in medium and small markets with a combined circulation of nearly 235,000. It also publishes eight weekly newspapers, phone directory and shopping guide publications. It has five television subsidiaries, 13 radio stations, two cable companies, and a printing company.
In Kentucky, its properties are The Winchester Sun, the Advocate-Messenger in Danville, The Interior Journal in Stanford and The Jessamine Journal in Nicholasville.
Schurz Communications has a presence in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Virginia.