An Editor's New Role
Rogers was instrumental in moving Heritage Media forward with online content, the use of social media, such as Twitter, and integrating online video. She has been a member of JRC's "Idea Lab" since it was created by John Paton in 2010 to foster digital innovation.
Austen Smith now edits the Saline and Milan papers, and oversees the content shared among all eight papers. Gary Winkelman edits the Ann Arbor Journal and paginates the publications. Krista Gjestland continues to head the chain's Manchester and Ypsilanti papers, while Kathleen Murphy remains in charge in Chelsea and Dexter.
[Originally published in May, 2013.]