Alaska Airlines has appointed Marilyn Romano as it regional VP for Alaska.
In her new position, effective early August, Romano will monitor the carrier's public affairs and community relations, says Alaska.
Romano's appointment is in conjunction with the retirement of Bill MacKay, the carrier's SVP, Alaska, adds the airline.
Romano has worked for the Daily News-Miner for around twenty years, serving currently as VP and publisher. She also serves as VP of the Kodiak Daily Mirror.