Cliff Harrington retires as executive editor of The Herald in Rock Hill, S.C.


Forty-six years is a long time to do anything. 

In some ways, I guess I’d qualify as a unicorn. I walked off the UNC (Tar Heel born, Tar Heel bred) campus in 1977. I walked into a newsroom and never left.

I’ve done just about every job you can do in a newsroom.

I’ve been through the great times and tumult. But I always said I would know when it’s time to walk away.

Now’s my time. I’m retiring from my position as executive editor of The Herald.

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