Ed Gunderson joins Index-Journal management team 12/16/14

Ed Gunderson has joined the Index-Journal (Greenwood, S.C.) as advertising director. MORE

Morris Publishing Group names Rona Johnson publisher of MPG Alaska 12/9/14

Rona Johnson has been named publisher of Morris Publishing Group Alaska, encompassing the Alaska Journal of Commerce, Alaska Equipment Trader and the Alaska Star weekly newspaper. The appointment was announced by Les Simpson, regional publisher for Morris Publishing Group, LLC, and publisher of the Amarillo (Texas) Globe-News. MORE

Tara Ware joins LEAP Media Solutions 12/9/14

Tara Ware has joined LEAP Media Solutions as senior marketing analyst. In her role, she is responsible for database design and integration, campaign reporting and analytics, marketing operations and client support. She will report to Belinda Lush, executive vice president of client solutions and strategy. MORE

Dale Brendel named News Press publisher 12/8/14

Veteran newspaper executive Dale Brendel has been promoted to publisher of the Stillwater News Press. Brendel, 51, has been editor and general manager of the News Press since November of 2013. MORE

Taylor hired as new advertising director of The Daily Herald 12/2/14

Baretta Taylor has joined The Daily Herald in Roanoke Rapids, N.C., as its new advertising director, and with him, he brings more than a decade of valuable experience. MORE

Martha Ann Walls, 87, dies at her home in Houston 12/2/14

Martha Ann Williams Walls, 87, died peacefully at her home Tuesday of natural causes. Mrs. Walls was a businesswoman, a loving mother, a valued friend and a great wit and storyteller. She was the widow of newspaper entrepreneur B. Carmage Walls and was chairman of the board of Southern Newspapers, Inc. of Houston. The company operates 14 newspapers, 11 in Texas and three in Alabama. Mr. and Mrs. Walls founded the company and managed it for more than 60 years. It will continue operations under the leadership of the couple's daughter, Lissa Walls Vahldiek, who is the company's chief executive officer. Vahldiek is vice chair of the SNPA Foundation Board of Trustees. MORE

AP names Peter Prengaman Southern Cone news editor 12/2/14

Peter Prengaman, a cross-format journalist and news manager who has reported from a dozen countries for The Associated Press, has been named news editor for the Southern Cone countries of Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay. MORE

Elise Ayers Sanguinetti dies at 90 11/18/14

She inhaled the life of the South through the people she observed and breathed it back out as poignant prose. Along the way, Elise Ayers Sanguinetti charmed guests, friends and fellow writers with her love for the art. MORE

Bradley taking reins of Journal newsroom 11/25/14

After more than a decade with the company in various capacities, Steven Bradley has taken charge of The Journal's newsroom in Seneca, S.C. He assumed the role of news editor from Norman Cannada, who is transitioning back into the ministry, where he worked for many years before coming to The Journal. MORE

Ray Francis Dill dies at the age of 89 11/24/14

Ray Francis Dill, 89, former publisher of The Courier in Houma, La., died at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, from injuries sustained in a fall. MORE
© 2014 Southern Newspaper Publishers Association | Membership | Privacy policy | Contact us | About us | Powered by Creative Circle Media Solutions