Robert Granfeldt named general manager of Hearst Texas Panhandle properties, MRT


Robert Granfeldt has been named general manager of the Midland (Texas) Reporter-Telegram and Texas Panhandle properties for Hearst Communications. The Panhandle properties include the Plainview Herald, Muleshoe Journal and Canyon News.

Granfeldt assumed his new role Monday.

He has an extensive background in media with a digital focus. He has worked at various publications across the country including The Montgomery Advertiser, the Florida Times-Union and most recently as regional publisher for GateHouse West Texas for Lubbock and Amarillo. He also served Morris Communications, former owner of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal and the Amarillo Globe-News, in various leadership positions prior to his most recent position with GateHouse.

Granfeldt and his wife, Karen, have been married since 1982 and they have three sons.


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