Tony Dearing

Director of News Operations • NJ Advance Media
Last edited December 14, 2020

Tony Dearing is Director of News Operations for NJ Advance Media, which provides content for and the Star-Ledger. Prior to moving into his current role, he was Director of Local News for NJAM. Dearing is a graduate of Central Michigan University and spent a good part of his career working at newspapers in Michigan. He was editor of The Bay City Times and the Flint Journal, then was named Content Director for, one of the early industry efforts to transition from print to digital. He resides in Warren, N.J., and in pre-COVID days, his personal interests included travel and attending cultural events.

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