Jim Moser, President Moser Community Media, LLC began operation in 2005 and is owned by Jim Moser. He is a second generation newspaper operator. His father, Charles Moser, served as publisher of the Brenham Banner-Press for 41 years, retiring from that position in December, 2009.
Jim began his newspaper career in Brenham, working as a newspaper carrier, inserter and pressman’s helper. He later joined the advertising staff of the Austin American-Statesman as an intern while attending the University of Texas, and remained a part of the retail advertising staff for a short time after graduation.
In 1992, he returned to community newspapers as the classified advertising manager of the Waxahachie Daily Light. Two years later, he moved to the Taylor Daily Press to accept the position of advertising manager, and later served as advertising director of the Fort Bend Herald-Coaster.
In 2000, Jim moved to McKinney, Texas where he would serve as assistant publisher and, ultimately, publisher of the community’s daily newspaper, The McKinney Courier-Gazette.
In 2005, he left McKinney to start his own newspaper company, acquiring The Cuero Record, The Yorktown News-View and The Jackson County Herald-Tribune. Later that year he started Moser Community Media, LLC, to serve as the management company to oversee those operations.
Jim and his wife, Suzette, reside in Brenham, Texas with their two children. He has served as president of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, the Edna Rotary Club and chaired the Board of Trustees for the Jackson County Hospital District. Jim has also served as a director for the McKinney Chamber of Commerce, McKinney’s Holy Family School and Helping Hands. In addition, Jim and his family are active with Hands to Honduras, a Rotary-based charity that builds schools and funds clean water projects in the rural areas of the northern coast of Honduras.
Currently, Jim serves on the Board of Directors for Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park Association and is an elder on the Session of Brenham Presbyterian Church. He is an appointed director of Texas Press Association and chairs the TPA’s Legislative Advisory Committee.