EDMOND, Okla. — Lance Moler, a veteran Oklahoma newspaper executive, has been appointed general manager of The Edmond Sun. 

Moler was most recently production director at The Sun, a position he held since 2011.  He previously served as publisher of the Midwest City Sun and as sports editor of The Edmond Sun. He began his newspaper career as a photojournalist at the Midwest City Sun and later at the Lubbock (Texas) Avalanche-Journal.

"We are pleased to have Lance continue his management career at the Edmond Sun," said Steve McPhaul, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., parent company of The Edmond Sun. "It is always good to be able to promote management talent from within the company."

"I am thrilled to be in a position to lead the journalistic and commercial aspects of Edmond's local newspaper,” said Moler. “This is a wonderful market, and I am absolutely committed to excellence in everything we do.” 

A native of Choctaw, Moler is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond. He is married and lives with his family in Edmond.

The Edmond Sun is a CNHI newspaper. Based in Montgomery, Alabama, CNHI is a leading publisher of local news and information. Its newspapers, websites and specialty publications serve communities in 23 states.