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Thomas Curley ’77 (MBA) became chief executive officer of The Associated Press in June. Curley, a vice chairman of the RIT Board of Trustees and co-chair of The Campaign for RIT, was president and publisher of USA Today from 1991 until accepting the new position. A native of Easton, Pa., he worked in numerous positions for the Gannett Co. Inc. for more than three decades, and became a senior vice president in 1998. The AP, founded in 1848, is a not-for-profit cooperative of U.S. newspapers and broadcasters with more than 15,000 media outlets around the world.

Tom Callinan ’01 (M.S., multidisciplinary studies) in December became editor and vice president/news at The Cincinnati Enquirer. Callinan had been editor of the Arizona Republic since December 2000, and previously was editor at the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. All three papers are owned by Gannett Co. Inc., which Callinan joined in 1977. He won Gannett’s Editor of the Year award in 1997.

Richard Malone ’77 (printing management) was named senior vice president and general manager for the Chicago Tribune in March. In the new role, Malone oversees key departments including circulation, finance, operations, strategic marketing and technology as well as the Internet edition, chicagotribune.com and related sites. He began his career with the Tribune in 1979.