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Jay Seaton

Publisher, The Daily Sentinel

Jay Seaton is the publisher of The Daily Sentinel in Grand Junction, Colorado. Jay also oversees several local publications in western Colorado.  

Prior to his arrival at the Sentinel in August 2009, Jay was a corporate and commercial litigation partner at the law firm of Lewis Rice & Fingersh in Kansas City, Missouri. Prior to his position at Lewis Rice & Fingersh, Jay worked in toxic tort litigation at the law firm of Shook Hardy & Bacon.

Jay serves on the Colorado Economic Development Commission. He is also former chair of the Grand Junction Economic Partnership and serves on the boards of Rocky Mountain Health Plans, the Riverside Education Center, the Saccomanno Higher Education Foundation and St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation. Jay holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and received his juris doctorate from Kansas University in 1996.