J.K. Murphy grew up on the south side of Indianapolis.
After earning a bachelor's degree in journalism from Indiana University in 1980, he began work as a reporter/photographer at the Greensburg (IN) Daily News, and was named editor of that paper in 1983.
He later moved to The Republic newspaper in Columbus, IN, where, over the next 13 years, he served as city editor, news editor and managing editor.
J.K. came to the Gwinnett Daily Post in 1998 as executive editor. He served as publisher from 2005 to 2013. He currently is Vice President/Content for Southern Community Newspapers, Inc.
J.K. and his wife Pam live in northeast Gwinnett County. They have three grown children and four grandchildren.
When they are out on the street, readers don’t hesitate to give them an earful … because when their paper delivery is missed, they miss their paper. That’s what community newspapering is all about.
At age 5, Jackson Jinright had accomplished more than most people do in a lifetime.. At that young age, he was already a world traveler, had earned countless friends and fans, faced unimaginable diversity with immense courage and determination, reached higher than most ever hope to ... and despite mountains
An old “Dennis the Menace” newspaper comic from the 1980s shows Dennis and his pal Joey standing in front of a department store window. Dennis says, “Look, Joey, they’re putting up the Christmas decorations … that means Halloween can’t be far off.”
We keep pushing up the holiday season, but is there anything wrong with that?
Steven Jackson gives a face to organization's mission.
When I came out of school with a journalism degree, if someone had told me that ink on newsprint would be replaced before my newspaper career was over, I'd have scoffed.
New website adds opportunities for Daily Post.
Vote With Your Wallet, the local group espousing a "buy-American-to-save America" philosophy, is ready to challenge the nation.
Vote With Your Wallet, the local group espousing a “buy-American-to-save America” philosophy, is ready to challenge the nation.
I've sat through 11 State of the County Addresses since moving to Gwinnett in 1998.