Frank Batten, Jr.

  • July 1958: Born
  • 1980: Bachelor’s degree, Darthmouth
  • 1984: MBA, University of Virginia
  • 1979 – 1982: Advertising salesman, reporter, The Roanoke Times
  • 1984 – 1985: Reporter, The Associated Press, London
  • 1986 - 1989: General Manager, Publisher, The News-Enterprise, Elizabethtown, Ky.
  • 1990 – 1991: Marketing Director, Vice-President, Associate Publisher, The Virginian-Pilot
  • 1991 – 1995: President and Publisher, The Virginian-Pilot
  • 1995 – 1997: Executive vice president, Landmark
  • 1998: Succeeds father to become chairman of Landmark Communications
  • 2001: Becomes CEO of Landmark
  • 2006: Net worth estimated at $700 million by Virginia Business.
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Source: The Virginian-Pilot

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