Michigan AP media organization elects directors

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Matt Seward, managing editor of the Cadillac News, was elected president of the Michigan Associated Press Media Editors association for 2019-20 at the group’s annual convention Sunday.

Vincent Duffy, news director at Michigan Radio in Ann Arbor, was named president-elect.

Also elected to the board for three-year terms were:

— Director, representing Small-Market Radio: Michael Percha, digital news editor/anchor/reporter, WSGW-AM, Saginaw.

— Director, representing Newspapers At-Large: Rick Mills, local news editor, The (Mount Pleasant) Morning Sun.

The following director serves on the board with a term expiring in 2020:

— Representing newspapers with a daily circulation up to 10,000: Jeremy McBain, executive editor of the Petoskey News-Review.

The following directors serve on the board with terms expiring in 2021:

— Representing newspapers with a daily circulation over 40,000: Gary Miles, managing editor, The Detroit News.

— Representing newspapers with a daily circulation of 10,000-39,999: Jeff Payne, managing editor, Macomb Daily.

— Representing Small-Market TV: Jam Sardar, news director, WLNS-TV, Lansing.

The Associated Press is a not-for-profit news cooperative serving 1,400 newspapers and 5,000 broadcast stations in the United States.