Sean O’Brien has been named publisher for The Daily Advance, the Chowan Herald and The Perquimans Weekly, Robin Quillon, president of Adams Publishing Group in Eastern North Carolina, announced this week.
As publisher, O’Brien, currently general manager for the three newspapers, will continue to oversee all editorial, advertising and circulation operations at the three publications, Quillon said.
“I am very pleased to announce the promotion of Sean to publisher of The Daily Advance and its sister weeklies, The Perquimans Weekly and Chowan Herald,” Quillon said. “Sean is a true leader. His rich experience in this business has earned him the respect of his peers and the community in which he lives — he is a true newspaper professional in every aspect. His dedication to excellence in journalism shows by his determination to be the very best. I have no doubt that he will succeed in his new responsibilities.”