Wright takes helm at The Courier News

The Courier News named John Wright as its new publisher Monday, replacing Allen Handley.

Wright is an industry veteran with 20-plus years in print media and radio.

As publisher of The Courier News, Wright will help oversee daily operations at the 130-year-old newspaper.

He said he is looking forward to working at a newspaper with The Courier News’ legacy, building relationships with the community and readers, and continuing the tradition of keeping The Courier News an integral part of Anderson County.