New Freedom boss brings ‘wealth of experience’

By Mary Ann Milbourn

Freedom Communications Inc. has named Mitchell Stern, the former chairman and chief executive of Fox Television Stations Inc., as CEO of the Irvine, Calif.-based media company.
Freedom owns the Portales News-Tribune, Clovis News Journal and Quay County Sun.
“We are very pleased that Mitch has agreed to lead Freedom Communications as its chief executive officer,” said James Dunning Jr., Freedom board chairman, in a statement from the company.