Gene McDavid, who served as president of SNPA in 1994-95 when he was president of the Houston Chronicle, died Friday after an illness. He was 88.More
Catherine Stortz Ripley, who served as news editor of the Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune for the last 26 years, has resigned her position.MORE
Victoria Advocate Editor Chris Cobler has added the role of publisher to his responsibilities.MORE
The News Media Alliance mourns the loss of John Murray, News Media Alliance vice president of audience development. He was with the Alliance for over 20 years and was a treasured member of the team, where he specialized in helping members achieve increased audience growth and circulation through new and creative approaches.MORE
Frank Leto, a veteran newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher of The Joplin (Mo.) Globe, succeeding Mike Beatty, who recently resigned to become president of APG Media in Florida.MORE
Mitch Sneed, editor of The Outlook in Alexander City, Ala., died Sunday night after succumbing to injuries he faced following a car accident Saturday morning.MORE
tronc, parent company of the Daily Press Media Group, has announced changes to its advertising division.
Kelly Till, vice president of advertising for The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, also will take on those responsibilities at the Daily Press in Newport News.MORE
Beth Buehler has been named vice president of operations for Hearst, a new role at the company. The announcement was made by Hearst President and CEO Steven R. Swartz and Hearst Chief Operating Officer Mark Aldam. Buehler will report to Aldam.MORE
Michael Beatty, publisher of The Joplin Globe and a vice president of operations and regional publisher for Community Newspaper Holdings Inc., has been named president of APG Media of Florida.MORE
Digby Solomon returns to the public square after his retirement from the Daily Press of Newport News, Va.MORE
Opelika-Auburn News Publisher Rex Maynor has left the Alabama community to accept a position in Branson, Mo., where he will oversee operations for a group of community newspapers.MORE
Opelika-Auburn News Publisher Rex Maynor has left the Alabama community to accept a position in Branson, Mo., where he will oversee operations for a group of community newspapers.More
Less than three weeks after buying The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.), media giant Tronc replaced the newspaper's top editor with Marisa Porto, who also leads the Daily Press in Newport News.
Tronc executives made the announcement during a meeting in The Pilot's newsroom. Porto takes over for Steve Gunn, who held the position for three years.More
Keith Barlow, veteran publisher of The Milledgeville (Ga.) Union-Recorder, has been appointed publisher of the Dalton (Ga.) Daily Citizen-News.More