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David Thompson, Publisher, The Oklahoman

David began his career at The Oklahoman in 1974 as a member of the retail advertising staff. In 1977, he became Advertising Director at the Colorado Springs Sun, a newspaper The Oklahoma Publishing Company purchased.

He returned to The Oklahoman in 1987 as Advertising Director and remained there for 14 years until becoming Vice President of Advertising for The Charlotte Observer. In 2003, he was named Publisher of The Oklahoman and returned to Oklahoma City. In 2007 he also became President of OPUBCO Communications Group, a multimedia division of the Oklahoma Publishing Company.

David Thompson

The Oklahoman

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