Rick Elkins retiring in Porterville

Rick Elkins

Rick Elkins

Rick Elkins, publisher of the Porterville Recorder since 2013, has announced that he will retire at the end of August. His replacement has not been named.

In addition to Porterville, Elkins’ 41-year career has taken him to newspapers in Dinuba, Lemoore, Tulare and Visalia.

“It has been a very rewarding and often, interesting career,” he said. “I have met some very outstanding and interesting people during my career and have worked with some of the best journalists around.”