New partners for news group

Chuck Champion
Chuck Champion

Chuck Champion, CNPA’s president-elect, and Gary Sproule have entered a partnership to publish the San Marino Tribune, South Pasadena Review and The Quarterly Magazine, the San Marino Tribune reports.

Champion will be president and publisher, and Sproule will be chief financial officer and chief operating officer. Their Paladin Capital Partners reached agreement with Gavilan Media, co-owned by Carie Salter and Andy Salter, to operate the properties.

Carin Salter
Carin Salter

Champion, a veteran newspaper executive, is a former president and publisher of the Santa Clarita Valley Signal. Sproule is the former CFO of Disney Interactive Studios.

“We needed people with strong print and digital management capabilities to help the combined Gavilan properties reach the next level,” Carie Salter said. “Chuck and Gary have proven track records with daily circulation print publications and with the development of interactive digital media platforms. We are very excited that they are on board.”

Carie Salter is a member of the CNPA Board of Directors.