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Pennsylvania paper names Bowman editor

April 6, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

William Bowman

The Daily Item of Sunbury, Pennsylvania, has promoted managing editor William B. Bowman to editor of the newspaper.

Bowman, 46, succeeds Dennis Lyons, who is moving to Charlotte, North Carolina, in his new, full-time role as vice president-national editor of CNHI LLC, parent company of The Daily Item.

Bowman will also serve as editor of the paper’s affiliated weekly newspaper, The Danville News.

He first joined The Daily Item and Danville News more than 23 years ago as executive sports editor. He became The Daily Item city editor in 2013 and managing editor in 2016.

As the top editor, Bowman will oversee editorial direction of the newspapers and their websites.

A native of Danville, Bowman began his journalism career as a sports writer at The Press-Enterprise in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Danville Area High School, studied at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in communications from Southern New Hampshire University.


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