Tim J. McGuire named to ASNE ladder
Tim J. McGuire, editor/senior vice president of new media of the Star Tribune, Minneapolis, has been elected treasurer-designate of the American Society of Newspaper Editors.
Tim J. McGuire, editor/senior vice president of new media of the Star Tribune, Minneapolis, has been elected treasurer-designate of the American Society of Newspaper Editors. He will become treasurer of the 875-member group in April and will rise through the officer ranks to head ASNE beginning in April 2001.
The Minneapolis editor has been a member of ASNE since 1980 and has chaired a number of ASNE's key committees: 1996-97 Convention Program; 1994-95 Change; 1993-94 Issues; and 1992-93 Press, Bar and Public Affairs. He has had an active role on the Society's Freedom of Information; Future of Newspapers; Membership; and New Directions Committees. He also has served on ASNE's Writing Awards Board. He was elected to the ASNE board in 1992.
McGuire became editor of the Star Tribune in 1992. He worked in various managing editor positions in Minneapolis since 1979. Previously, he was managing editor for The Ledger, Lakeland, Fla.; Corpus Christi (Texas) Caller, and the Ypsilanti (Mich.) Press.
McGuire has a B.A. degree from Aquinas College, in Grand Rapids, Mich. He has a law degree from the William Mitchell College of Law and is a member of the Minnesota bar.
He serves as a lay preacher at St. Joseph's Catholic Church and is active with the Minnesota Downs Syndrome Association. He is married to Jean Fannin McGuire, and they have three children.
Founded in 1922, ASNE is an organization of the main editors of daily newspapers in the United States and Canada.