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Manchester honored as 2013 Nice Guy of the Year

November 16, 2013  |  By admin  |  💬No comments

“Papa” Doug Manchester paid humble tribute to his family, his faith and the many philanthropists who came before him as he accepted the 2013 “Nice Guy of the Year” award Saturday at the Grand Del Mar Resort. The U-T San Diego publisher was this year’s honoree at a black-tie gala hosted by the Nice Guys,… Read more »

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UTSanDiego.com a Leader in Digital Publishing

February 5, 2013  |  By admin  |  💬No comments

The new UTSanDiego.com desktop and mobile sites have become an incredible source of success and pride for Papa Doug and the U-T since launching in January 2013 and March 2013, respectively. To continue the U-T’s progression as a digitally optimized publishing entity, we built a website to appeal to a wider reader demographic, improve the… Read more »

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Platinum to Sell U-T to Doug Manchester

November 2, 2012  |  By admin  |  💬No comments

Local developer’s purchase of newspaper from Platinum Equity is expected to close by Dec. 15 By Elizabeth Aguilera The owner of The San Diego Union-Tribune announced Thursday it has signed an agreement of sale for the newspaper to MLIM, LLC, owned by local entrepreneur Doug Manchester. He is joined by longtime media executive John Lynch,… Read more »

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Papa Doug Manchester Day

August 8, 2012  |  By Papa Doug  |  💬No comments

On his 70th birthday this past May, Papa Doug was honored to receive his own celebratory day from Ron Roberts and the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. In an official proclamation, Supervisor Roberts and the Board declared May 31, 2012 “Papa Doug Manchester Day” across the county. Papa Doug is commended for his leadership… Read more »

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