Former Garden Island Publisher Moving Up in the Publishing World

Well it looks like the former publisher of the Garden Island Times, Cynthia Schur, is moving up in the world since first announcing that she was leaving the Garden Island paper over nine years ago.

Santa Maria Times Publisher Cynthia Schur has been tapped to head up the California Newspaper Publishers Association (CNPA), the state’s largest newspaper trade organization.

Schur, who has guided the Times and its sister publications in Lee Central Coast Newspapers as publisher since 2003, has agreed to step into the position of president-elect, the organization announced this week…

Schur is a veteran publisher, having served in the top job at the Garden Island in Lihue, Hawaii, prior to coming to the Central Coast.