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Todd Carpenter


Todd H. Carpenter, a 40-year veteran of our industry, began his career in production at The Tuscaloosa [Ala.] News at the age of 13.  He continued as a group circulation leader, then a publisher and eventually president, CEO and director of Boone Newsmedia [BNI].  A native of Tuscaloosa and a graduate of the University of Alabama, he is a member of The University of Alabama President’s Cabinet, the College of Commerce Board of Visitors, and the College of Communications Board of Visitors. 

Todd has actively participated in various leadership roles in civic and industry organizations throughout his career.  He resides in Natchez, Miss., where he was publisher of The Natchez Democrat before becoming president of BNI and developing Carpenter Media Group.  His work is based in both Natchez and Tuscaloosa.

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Tim Prince

President & CEO

With 35 years of experience, Tim Prince is originally from Alabama and began his community media career in Texas after graduating from the University of Alabama.  He is actively involved in leadership roles in civic, church, and industry circles.  Prince has served on the boards of the Alabama Press Association, the Alabama Newspaper Foundation, and the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association.  He is a founding member on the boards of America’s Newspapers and America’s Newspapers Foundation. 

Tim served as the publisher of the Shelby County Reporter for over two decades.  During his tenure, the newspaper was named Alabama’s best community newspaper for 17 consecutive years, and its websites and magazines were recognized numerous times as the best in the state by the Alabama Press Association.