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