BISMARCK, N.D. — Gary Adkisson has been named publisher of the Bismarck Tribune, a Lee Enterprises newspaper.

The 60-year-old Adkisson was formerly publisher of The Sentinel in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He joined Lee Enterprises in 2014 after serving as general manager of The Paducah Sun in Paducah, Kentucky, for seven years.

Before he moved to Kentucky, Adkisson was regional publisher of three daily newspapers and 13 weekly publications at Brown Publishing in Delaware, Ohio. He has been a publisher at the Bluefield Daily Telegraph in Bluefield, West Virginia, the Weatherford Democrat in Weatherford, Texas, and Livermore Publishing in Mineral Wells, Texas.

A native of southeast Missouri, Adkisson began his career in 1977 as a circulation district manager at The Tennessean and Nashville Banner in Nashville while still a student at Welch College.


Information from: Bismarck Tribune, http://www.bismarcktribune.com