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Enterprise publisher picked for national honor for career work in journalism

Les Zaitz, publisher and editor of the Malheur Enterprise. (Kezia Setyawan/The Enterprise)

The editor and publisher of the Malheur Enterprise has been cited nationally by the Society of Professional Journalists for his "extraordinary contribution" to journalism.

Les Zaitz, publisher since 2016, was recently named a fellow of the Society of Professional Journalists — the highest professional honor given by the national organization of journalists.

In addition to Zaitz, the 2020 fellows are Marty Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post; Nikole Hannah-Jones, known for creating The . . .