John Winn Miller


John Winn Miller joined Newspapers of New England as publisher of the Concord Monitor in September 2010.

Miller started his career as a magazine reporter in Louisville, Ky., and then joined the Associated Press, which he worked for in Louisville, New York and Rome. He briefly served as Rome bureau chief of the Wall Street Journal/Europe before returning to his hometown to work for the Lexington Herald-Leader. He was part of a team of reporters whose prize-winning series on education in Kentucky help lead to major reform.

Miller then served as editor at the Centre Daily Times in State College, Pa., and The Tallahassee Democrat and publisher of The Olympian in Olympia, Wa.

[NH 0101] - Part 1: Intro and Contribution (4:46)

John Winn Miller, publisher, The Concord Monitor, was a new arrival at the Monitor -- a newspaper he called “a national jewel” -- in September 2010. Miller talked about the many challenges facing this influential New Hampshire newspaper.

[NH 0102] - Part 2: Strategic Changes & the Future (3:33)

John Winn Miller, publisher, The Concord Monitor, says “the Internet has changed everything” for newspapers. He says the goal of the Monitor is to deliver the news to its readers: “When they want it. Where they want it. And how they want it.”

[NH 0103] - Part 3: Digital Revenues (5:28)

John Winn Miller, publisher, The Concord Monitor, says the Monitor aims to generate at least 10 percent of its revenues from its digital products and services in the year ahead. The Monitor is also considering a metered paywall for its website.

[NH 0104] - Part 4: Prospects & Preparation (1:55)

John Winn Miller, publisher, The Concord Monitor, says industry job prospects are not good in the short term, but he expects “that will pass.” He says, “There’s tons and tons of information online, but there is very little … credible knowledge.” He says job candidates who can fulfill the mission of creating credible information will be the strongest candidates for the openings that occur.