Jones Named Editor of the Chiefland Citizen


Lou Elliott Jones has been named editor of the Chiefland Citizen, Chiefland, FL effective immediately. The Chiefland Citizen is a weekly newspaper with a circulation of 2,992.


Jones joined the Citizen a year ago as a staff writer, and because of her strong newspaper background and leadership abilities, was promoted to news editor last fall. She previously worked for Landmark as bureau editor at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, VA. She has worked with Gannett Company in various capacities, including states news editor for USA Today and assistant news editor for the Pensacola News Journal.


She has a bachelorís degree in journalism from Texas A & I, a bachelorís degree in food service management from Johnson & Wales University and as associateís degree in the culinary arts from JWU.


Landmark Community Newspapers, LLC publishes 56 paid newspapers in 13 states. Four are dailies, five triweeklies, six semiweeklies, and 41 weeklies. LCNI also publishes 41 free newspapers and shoppers, 29 special-interest publications, and operates 16 web offset commercial printing plants. Landmark Sports Group operates seven nationally circulated collegiate sports publications.


Landmark Community Newspapers, LLC is a division of Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC, a privately held media company based in Norfolk, VA with coast-to-coast interests in newspapers, specialty publications, and TV broadcasting.