The following excerpt was sent out from Editor & Publisher:
The Coastside News Group Inc. has announced the retirement of Publisher Debra Hershon and the appointment of longtime editor Clay Lambert as the news organization’s next editor and publisher. The change in leadership is effective immediately.
Hershon will continue to consult with the news group through April.
Lambert takes the top management position at the news group after nearly 20 years writing and editing the San Mateo County coast’s newspapers. He has been a writer and editor for large regional daily newspapers and small weeklies in his long career. He has won top awards from the California News Publishers Association and was named the national Editor of the Year by the Suburban Newspaper Association in 2010. He is a member of the Colorado State University Media Hall of Fame.