Jim Falzone, an accomplished press executive, has been promoted to vice president of production for CNHI, LLC, the company said on Monday.
Falzone is currently Managing Director of CNHI’s eight newspapers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. He will continue in this role.
Donna Barrett, President and CEO of CNHI, congratulated Falzone on her promotion.
“Jim has invaluable experience in the production area of our company,” she said. “His wealth of knowledge as well as his management and organizational skills will help the company to be competitive and to grow. “
A graduate of Binghamton University, New York, Falzone began his career as a newspaper editor as director of operations for the Ithaca, New York newspaper, owned by Gannett, in 1994. He also oversaw advertising design and operations prepress for the Gannett Press & Sun-Bulletin in Binghamton.
He joined The Eagle-Tribune in North Andover, Mass., And its seven affiliated newspapers north of Boston in March 2003, as a production manager, leading large-scale print and online projects, and overseeing print, print quality, prepress and advertising. design. Four years later, he rose to the role of Managing Director responsible for the day-to-day functions of traffic, IT, human resources and the business office. He has won production management awards from CNHI, Presstime magazine and Editor & Publisher magazine.
Falzone said he looks forward to supporting the company’s mission of improving quality and saving local newspapers during tough times for the news industry.
“Newspaper production operations play an important role in the success of our industry,” he said. “This new job provides the opportunity to share what I have learned from CNHI articles and help them meet their challenges.”