Clone John Paton!

Jeff Jarvis did a fabulous interview with John Paton, who’s the new CEO of the Journal Register Company, which publishes 19 daily newspapers and more than 100 weeklies. Paton led ImpreMedia from legacy newspaper company to digital news company. Here’s a tease:

The result was in less than two years we went from 9 products on two platforms (print and crappy publications sites full of shovelware) to nearly 100 products on 7 platforms – with about 45% less costs.

It sounds as if he wants to use the same strategy for the Journal Register’s newspapers. This guy’s definitely worth watching. There he is in this thumbnail, named Editor & Publisher’s Publisher of the Year for 2009….just before E&P died.

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