February 21, 2014

Sun-Star names Valerie Bender its new president and publisher

Valerie Bender on Friday was named president and publisher of the Merced Sun-Star. Bender, 58, was previously the vice president of custom publications and community affairs at The Fresno Bee. Bender takes over from Jason Cross, who left the paper earlier this month to accept a position with the Bay Area News Group.

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