News Release


July 26, 2009

Providence Journal Promotes McDonough Vice President of Human Resources and Labor Relations

PROVIDENCE , R.I. - Thomas J. McDonough of Warwick has been named vice president of human resources and labor relations at The Providence Journal. He will have overall responsibility for employee relations, including recruitment, hiring, labor relations, negotiations and department organization.

"Tom has been involved in all aspects of employee relations for 14 years. He has provided valuable advice and counsel to all Providence Journal departments and will continue to do so in his new senior management role," said Mark T. Ryan, executive vice president and general manager of The Providence Journal Co.

A 27-year veteran with The Providence Journal, McDonough has worked as departmental director, manager and administrator in the newspaper's human resources department since 1995. Prior to that, he was a District Manager in the newspaper's Circulation Department.

McDonough earned a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, both from Providence College. He is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management and the Human Resources Management Association of Rhode Island.

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