- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 18, 2014

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) - Ray Sullivan has retired as publisher of Clovis Media Inc., after five decades in the newspaper industry, including 14 years at CMI’s Clovis News Journal.

The News Journal (http://bit.ly/1l0LWmk) reports that Sullivan retired Friday at age 66 and is being succeeded by Mike Jensen, who has more than 33 years of newspaper experience.

The 54-year-old Jensen began his career as an advertising executive at a Utah newspaper in 1981. He later was a general manager and publisher of newspapers in South Dakota and Wyoming.

Jensen says he shadowed Sullivan since January and has already started work at Clovis Media.


CMI also has properties in Portales and Tucumcari.

Sullivan, a veteran of the Marine Corps and the Peace Corps, worked for newspapers in Colorado, Idaho, Idaho, California, Ohio and New Mexico.