Blog Post

Journal Register Names impreMedia’s Paton CEO

Newspaper publisher Journal Register, which emerged from bankruptcy in August, has tapped impreMedia CEO John Paton to be its new CEO. Paton co-founded impreMedia, which bills itself as the nation’s top Hispanic newspaper publisher with properties including El Diario in New York City and La Opinion in Los Angeles. Journal Register (OTCBB: JRCO), which owns papers including the New Haven Register, had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in February, saddled with more than $700 million in debt; Paton has been a member of the company’s board. He succeeds interim CEO Robert Conway. Here’s the release.