An executive from The Star-Ledger of Newark, New Jersey, has been named the new president and publisher of Lehigh Valley Media Group.
The Express-Times of Easton reports Lou Stancampiano will begin in his new post on January 2. He's currently vice president of advertising at The Star-Ledger.
Stancampiano previously served as vice president of advertising at The News-Tribune in Middlesex County, The Record of Bergen County and The Morning Call of Allentown. He also headed the advertising department at The Orlando Sentinel in Florida.
Richard Diamond, president of Penn-Jersey Advance, worked with Stancampiano at The Jersey Journal and The Star-Ledger. Diamond says he has great respect for Stancampiano's judgment, openness and vision.
Lehigh Valley Media Group publishes The Express-Times and lehighvalleylive.com. Penn-Jersey Advance is its parent company.