TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. Neal Ronquist, the former publisher of the Russellville Courier, has been named publisher of the Traverse City Record-Eagle.
His appointment was announced Sunday by Henry Bird, a senior vice president of Community Newspaper Holdings Inc., which owns the Record-Eagle.
Ronquist succeeds Al Frattura, who resigned in May.
Ronquist has worked in the newspaper industry for 22 years and most recently was group publisher of five daily papers in central Indiana, including the Chronicle-Tribune in Marion.
The Minnesota native also has served as publisher of the Russellville Courier and the Austin, Minn., Daily Herald.