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On April 29, publisher Rick Zedník worked his last day at The Slovak Spectator, a paper he co-founded in March 1995. Rick, 28, is getting married this month in Montreal, and then will spend the summer travelling before moving to Boston in the fall. He remains a shareholder of the paper.
Rick's responsibilities for managing the company pass to Tom Nicholson, 33, who in addition to being editor in chief as of May 1 will serve as director.
The Slovak Spectator welcomes to its staff Matthew Reynolds, 23, a native of Lyons, New York. Matthew, who has been teaching English in Slovakia and contributing to the newspaper as a freelancer for over a year, will be writing for the culture section. He holds a degree in Labour Relations from Cornell University, and devotes his free time to studying Slovak.


Zuzana Habšudová


Matthew J. Reynolds

On April 29, publisher Rick Zedník worked his last day at The Slovak Spectator, a paper he co-founded in March 1995. Rick, 28, is getting married this month in Montreal, and then will spend the summer travelling before moving to Boston in the fall. He remains a shareholder of the paper.

Rick's responsibilities for managing the company pass to Tom Nicholson, 33, who in addition to being editor in chief as of May 1 will serve as director.

The Slovak Spectator welcomes to its staff Matthew Reynolds, 23, a native of Lyons, New York. Matthew, who has been teaching English in Slovakia and contributing to the newspaper as a freelancer for over a year, will be writing for the culture section. He holds a degree in Labour Relations from Cornell University, and devotes his free time to studying Slovak.

Matthew replaces culture writer Andrea Chalupová, 26, who has been with the paper since the beginning of the year. Andrea, a native of Sweden, will continue to contribute freelance work.

Finally, Zuzana Habšudová has joined The Slovak Spectator as a student intern. Zuzana, who is attending a journalism programme for students from central Europe at the Centre for Independent Journalism in Bratislava, will be contributing to all sections of the paper.

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