“Mark Twain often said, ‘Everybody talks about the weather but nobody does anything about it.’ The same is true of the media. I wanted to do something about the media and am grateful for the freedom of the press in this great country which allowed me to do so.”

David Morgan is the founding publisher and editor of the Asheville Tribune and affiliated newspapers in western North Carolina. Previously he was president of David Morgan Ltd., a manufacturer of oak furniture and an importer of wicker furniture in Asheville.

Mr. Morgan graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, received an M.B.A. degree from Harvard University and served as an Air Force lieutenant. 

He is a grandson of the late Prince and Princess Alexis Obolensky of New York, who are descendants of Russia’s Rurik dynasty.