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Orange County Register names new publisher
Orange County Register names new publisher

The Orange County Register shook up its leadership and named a new publisher, following a string of financial setbacks at the paper and its parent company. Richard Mirman, a media novice and former casino executive, replaced publisher Aaron Kushner, the Register announced. Kushner, a former greeting card executive whose 2100 Trust purchased Register parent Freedom Communications in 2012, is staying on as Freedom's CEO. The leadership change comes as Freedom has struggled to expand its reach in Southern California. Last month, it closed its 5-month-old Los Angeles Register and cut 29 newsroom positions. In June, it stopped daily publication of the Long Beach Register and imposed...

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