- Associated Press - Friday, August 5, 2016

RENO, Nev. (AP) - The president of Nevada company RGJ Media has accepted a position at the helm of Oregonian Media Group, the parent company of The Oregonian newspaper in Portland, Oregon.

The Reno-Gazette Journal reports (https://on.rgj.com/2aW9HhE ) John F. Maher’s last day with RGJ Media was Thursday. The company owns the Reno Gazette-Journal, RGJ.com and Reno.com. Maher has been its president since 2011.

Maher previously served as publisher of the Lincoln Journal Star in Nebraska and in leadership positions at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Kansas City Star.

Maher will start in his new position after Labor Day. He replaces Steve Moss, who is moving to senior adviser at Advance Local, parent company of Oregonian Media Group.

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Information from: Reno Gazette-Journal, https://www.rgj.com

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