David Paxton

David Paxton

Publisher and Editor, Albia/Chariton (Landcaster Mgt)

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:
1976 UNI graduate (Northern Iowa sports editor/Waterloo Courier/Cedar Falls Record reporter--?74-?76); 1976-1980 Farm/Sports Editor, Charles City Press; 1980-1982 Editor, Hampton Chronicle and Times; 1982-Present Publisher and Editor, Albia Newspapers (including Moravia/Moulton); 2000-Present Publisher, Chariton Newspapers

FAMILY:
Wife, Jan, married 29 years. Jan is a 6th grade teacher; Children, Kari 23, Cedar Falls (granddaughter Maia); Katy, 20, Central College (pre-med/women?s basketball); Ben 17, sophomore Albia High School (XC, soccer, Eagle Scout).

OFF-THE-JOB INTERESTS:
Community theater, member 50?s & 60?s rock and roll band, racquetball and weight training; Boy Scouts (backpacking, mountain climbing, canoeing), upland game bird hunting, writing youth sports novels (haven?t sold one yet), church activities (lay speaking).

AREAS OF MOST INTEREST RELATED TO THE INA:
Newspaper contest judging, Freedom of Information/Open Meetings, cashing CNA checks.

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