February 5, 2014

Borton named president, publisher of The State

Borton, 55, is now president and publisher of two newspapers in the Lowcountry, The (Hilton Head) Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette, which like The State in Columbia are owned by The McClatchy Co. She will continue in that role, splitting her time between her home in Hilton Head and Columbia. Borton said Wednesday that she likely will spend more time in Columbia as she begins her tenure Feb. 10.

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