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Chapman to GM in Porterville

Chapman to GM in Porterville

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With the pending retirement this month of Publisher Bill Parsons, Josie Chapman will become general manager of Rhode Island Suburban Newspapers’ Porterville Recorder in Tulare County, the newspaper reports.

Parsons closes out a 45-year career that has taken him as publisher to 15 newspapers in eight states. He has headed the Porterville operation since February 2018.

Chapman has been with the Recorder for 22 years and had been director of operations.