John B. Johnson is the Publisher of the Watertown Daily Times which includes operating and strategic responsibility...

John B. Johnson is the Publisher of the Watertown Daily Times which includes operating and strategic responsibility for a portfolio of 4 daily newspapers, 22 weekly publications, multiple glossy magazines, a commercial printing business and several media websites. John has an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, a BA from Wesleyan University (CT) and graduated from Philips Exeter Academy (NH). 

He also consults with a technology based start-up in the Agriculture & Robotics space, is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Nicholville Telephone Co & St. Lawrence Internet Co (SLIC), member of the Watertown Noon Rotary, United Way Board Member, and is the Past President of the board of the local YMCA.

John lives in Watertown with his wife, Kate, three children, Eloise, Charlie and Lily, and the dog, Peanut Butter (PB). In his free time, he is active with his kids’ sports, swims, skis, wishes for snow, road bikes and brews beer in his basement.