BALTIMORE (AP) — The Daily Record reports that executive editor and vice president Tom Linthicum is set to retire.

According to a story posted on the newspaper’s website, the Linthicum, 64, will retire at year’s end. He became executive editor in 2006, and was named vice president a year later.

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The Daily Record reports that next year, Linthicum and his wife, Dorothy, will teach at the College of the Transfiguration in Grahamstown, South Africa.

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Linthicum began his journalism career in 1970 as a reporter with The Atlanta Constitution. He was a reporter, editor and business executive at The Baltimore Sun from 1974 to 2001, when he left to start a media consulting firm.

Daily Record Publisher Suzanne Fischer-Huettner says a national search is under way for a successor to Linthicum.

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