Who has been at top of YDR/G&D for past 100 years?

The Gazette and Daily, forerunner to the York Daily Record, operated out of this East King Street building for most of the 20th century. J.W. Gitt headed The Gazette and Daily for 55 years, and this was the building he worked from.

Sara Glines is the ninth publisher in the past 97 years to oversee the York Daily Record and its predecessor, The Gazette and Daily.

Check out this list of publishers since 1915 … .

J.W. Gitt: 1915-1970
Harold N. Fitzkee Jr.: 1970-1973
Jimmy Scoggins: 1973-1978
David Martens: 1978-1982
Kaj Spencer: 1982-1990
Berl Schwartz: 1990
Dennis Hetzel: 1990-2004
Fred Uffelman: 2004-2012
Sara Glines: 2012-

To read more about the transition, see this York Town Square post.

And to read a Q&A with the new publisher, check out: Sara Glines.

Also of interest

– Web, mobile, tablet technology causes revisions in York, Pa., news media history .

Check out the York Daily Record’s recently updated Wikipedia page.

Q&A: New publisher of the York Daily Record/Sunday News talks about organization’s future.

About Jim McClure

Editor of the York Daily Record/Sunday News, ydr.com and its many digital products. Journalism/history blogger: yorktownsquare.com. Author or co-author of seven York County, Pa., history books.
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