President and Publisher
Ed Dulin is the corporatepresident of Independent Newspapers and publisher of the Delaware State News. He started as circulation district manager of the Delaware State News in 1970 and transferred to Arizona in 1974, where he became group president of the company’s Phoenix suburban network. He later returned to Delaware to oversee the Delmarvaoperations and corporate services office.
His experience includes every department of the business, newspaper start-ups, frequency changes, marketing commercial web printing, and helping to develop the company’s market strategies. He served as a team instructor in Bulgaria as part of the International Media Fund’s effort to promote a free press in Eastern European countries. He is a past president of the Arizona Newspaper Association, Suburban Newspapers of America, and the Suburban Classified Advertising Network (SCAN).
[DE 0101] - Part 1: Intro and Contribution (3:54)
Ed Dulin, president & publisher, Delaware State News, says that to “serve” is a key goal at The News. “We look at this as though this newspaper is theirs [the public’s] not ours; our responsibility is to the citizens of this area,” says Dulin.
[DE 0102] - Part 2: Strategic Changes (4:30)
Ed Dulin, president & publisher, Delaware State News, says his newspaper ramped up its use of existing operating software systems to cut expenses in recent years and limit layoffs.
[DE 0103] - Part 3: Adaptation & the Future (5:39)
Ed Dulin, president & publisher, Delaware State News, says “Newspapers must be ready to make change, but not at lightning speed.” Dulin expects to see print newspapers in circulation for the rest of his lifetime.
[DE 0104] - Part 4: Prospects and Preparation (1:39)
Ed Dulin, president & publisher, Delaware State News, says anyone who is seeking a career that “helps to serve a community” makes the right choice if they pursue a newspaper job.