The Neshoba Democrat publisher James. E. “Jim” Prince III was recently re-elected president of the Mississippi Press Association. Prince will serve a second one-year term as president of the state newspaper association and its advertising services subsidiary. He becomes the first publisher to serve back-to-back terms in 23 years.
Prince is president of Prince Newspaper Holdings Inc., which also publishes the Madison County Journal in suburban Jackson and the Kemper County Messenger in DeKalb. The company also publishes Madison Magazine and Neshoba Magazine.
Also elected to leadership positions at the 2013 convention were Calhoun County Journal publisher Joel McNeece, first vice president Daily Corinthian publisher Reece Terry, second vice president; and, Starkville Daily News publisher Don Norman, treasurer.