Phil Lucey, executive director of the NorthCarolina Press Association, has been entrenched in the newspaper industry sincehis childhood. Generations of Lucey’s have operated local newspapers. His firstjob was on the salesroom floor, and overthe years he has witnessed the evolution of the paper, the struggles and thechallenges, including the addition of digital formats.
He is dedicated to raising awareness that thenewspaper is alive and well. Serving their communities, playing a vital role indemocracy, and driving local economies. When Phil Lucey talks about theindustry, the importance it plays in society and the health of localbusinesses, people listen. No fluff, nohype, no BS – Just the Facts.