Local Publishing Company
Under New Ownership
Tara Barnwell promoted to publisher;
Greg Klein named editor;
ownership remains In local hands
COOPERSTOWN – As of Friday, April 16, Iron String Press, Inc, publisher of The Freeman’s Journal, Hometown Oneonta and www.allotsego.com is under new ownership.
Tara Barnwell, general manager of Iron String Press, becomes president and publisher and actor-writer Greg Klein becomes editor of the company’s print and digital news and entertainment sources, succeeding Jim Kevlin.
Kevlin after 15 years as editor, publisher and president of Iron String Press and its media family, has retired.
With the new ownership, Iron String Press remains the only locally owned and locally focused news and entertainment operation in Otsego County.
A full story will appear in this week’s print editions of The Freeman’s Journal and Hometown Oneonta.
Thank you Jim for the great coverage of local events. We are looking for more of the same. Thank you again Jim. ENJOY !
Congratulations Jim, Hard work and longevity make for a business well run and a business man respected by all. You are a great leader. Finish the bucket list and enjoy your retirement. Jay
Congratulations Tara! I am sure you will do well. And thank- you Jim for keeping things alive all these years.
Congratulations to all. I’m glad TFJ is staying in local hands and that Tara and Greg will be at the helm.
Jim, you’ve had a fine run. What does retirement hold?
Thank you Jim for your service to the community. Your hard work and dedication into covering local events is appreciated by all. You are a local legend and I hope you enjoy your retirement to the fullest. Very well deserved. Your friend, Paul Singh
Thank you, and congratulations to both Jim and Tara. May the cycle of success continue for Tara, and a well deserved retirement for Jim! Our small towns are very fortunate to have such dedicated people to keep us informed of local news.