The top editor of Gannett's Daily Advertiser and Daily World in southern Louisiana is leaving, effective Friday, according to a published report. The Independent Weekly said Denise Richter's resignation was announced Monday by Leslie Hurst, publisher of the two papers. Richter had been with the papers since August 2005, and has been a Gannett employee for 19 years, starting in Salem, Ore., the Independent said.
The Advertiser is in Lafayette, and the Daily World is about 24 miles north, in Opelousas.
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