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David Thompson

David Thompson

2006

Executive director of Kentucky Press Association, since September 1983. Transformed KPA into one of the top 10 press associations in the U.S., providing member newspapers with legal services, lobbying pressure, professional workshops, outstanding internship program and statewide classified advertising placement service. Previously held positions in both broadcast and print journalism, including serving as publisher and editor of the Georgetown News & Times. Past president of Newspaper Association Managers, international organization of state, regional and national press association executive directors. 1974 journalism graduate of the University of Kentucky.