Otis Raybon, Jr.


Otis Raybon, Jr. came to the Rome News-Tribune in 1998 as VP Operations, News Publishing Company, the Rome News-Tribune’s parent company. In 2008, Raybon was named publisher of the News-Tribune along with responsibility for six weekly newspapers in NW Georgia and Alabama – including direct mail, magazine coupon booklets, and senior citizen publications.

Previously, he was publisher of the Dalton Daily Citizen News, the Griffin Daily News and the Americus Times Recorder. Raybon has served on the board of the Georgia Press Association. He has a degree in marketing from Georgia State University.

[GA-E 0101] - Epiphany XLV: Otis Raybon, Jr., publisher, The Rome News-Tribune, Rome, Ga. (2:30)

The power and purpose of journalism became evident to Otis Raybon, Jr., after he wrote a story about a missionary to Peru and saw what happened.