DENVER (AP) - A director of the media company that owns Colorado's Durango Herald has been elected president of the Inter American Press Association.
Elizabeth Ballantine was named president Tuesday during the final day of the group's annual meeting in Denver.
She is a shareholder and director of Ballantine Communications and a director of McClatchy Newspapers, the fourth largest newspaper publisher in the United States.
The Miami-based IAPA has about 1,400 member news organizations and promotes press freedoms throughout the Americas.
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