The Day's Publishers

The Day's current publisher, Gary Farrugia, took the helm in 2002. Farrugia launched his career at small newspapers before moving on to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram from 1981 to 1983.

He then went to the Philadelphia Inquirer, a Knight Ridder newspaper. He served as an assistant to respected editor Eugene Roberts. Among other things, he handled newsroom projects, initiatives and daily operations. In 1991, he was promoted to suburban editor and assistant managing editor, directing coverage in four Pennsylvania suburbs.

Farrugia served in other management positions, including general manager of Knight Ridder Video, before being named Knight Ridder's vice president of new business development. In that position, he has discovered innovative ways to diversify and strengthen the newspaper chain's financial condition. Among other things, he has been in charge of PhillyTech Magazine, KR Video, database marketing and news research.

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Past publishers

Reid MacCluggage
1984-2001

E. Wesley Hammond
1976-1984

Deane C. Avery
1976-1984

Barnard L. Colby
1959-1976

Orvin G. Andrews
1939-1959

Theodore Bodenwein
1891-1939

John A Tibbits
1881-1891