David Slavin has responsibility for assignments in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Slavin is a media veteran with more than 30 years experience working with daily and weekly newspapers throughout the United States. As founding publisher of the award-winning Woodlands (TX) Villager, he earned significant hands-on management experience for nearly two decades with both group weekly and daily newspapers in the Houston metro market. This success was later continued as publisher of a community newspaper group serving the Northern New Jersey market and as publisher of a state-wide weekly niche publication serving New Jersey’s legal community.
Slavin has acted as a trainer and consultant to a host of newspaper clients including Gannett, Knight-Ridder, Lee Newspapers, Tribune Company, CNHI, Times-Shamrock, Journal Register Company, Washington Post Company, Ottaway and Block Communications.
Active in his community, he has served as President of the Sparta-Area Chamber of Commerce and in elected office as President of the Sparta Board of Education.