Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll has decided to leave The Associated Press at the end of the year.
A search for the next executive editor will begin immediately, starting with the strong talent at AP. A successor is expected to be in place by Jan. 1, 2017.
Carroll, who has led AP's global news operations for 14 years, is announcing her decision now to offer sufficient time for that search.More
Former Greensboro (N.C.) editor and publisher Jeff Gauger has been named executive editor of The Times in Shreveport, La., according to Times president Alan English.MORE
David Arkin has been named chief content officer of Community Impact Newspaper and will lead content operations for the Texas publisher's 21 hyper-local publications.MORE
Rich Roxbury has been appointed publisher of The Sentinel-Echo of London and The Times-Tribune of Corbin in Kentucky. He comes from Michigan where he served as director of audience development for the Traverse City Record-Eagle.MORE
Bob Hansen, publisher of The Courier-Times in New Castle, Ind., has been named publisher for two other newspapers in Indiana, The Shelbyville News and The News-Examiner, Connersville. All three papers are owned by Paxton Media Group, headquartered in Paducah, Ky.
He succeeds Rachael Raney at Shelbyville and Connersville. She has moved within Paxton Media Group to become publisher of the Sanford (N.C.) Herald.MORE
Tony Bernados, vice president of revenue for the Savannah (Ga.) Morning News has been named publisher of The St. Augustine (Fla.) Record. The announcement was made by William S. Morris IV, president and CEO of Morris Communications Co.MORE
John H. M. Fenix has been named vice president of labor relations for Gannett Co. Inc., effective July 11. Fenix has had 30 years of experience representing newspapers in labor negotiations and in employment law matters.MORE
Frank D. Wood, publisher of the Times West Virginian (Fairmont, W.Va.) and The Register-Herald in Beckley, is retiring after more than 40 years in the newspaper industry.
Click MORE to see who has been named to succeed him.MORE
The Herald Democrat (Sherman, Texas) and its affiliated publications have announced the retirement of longtime publisher John Wright. Wright has worked for 45 years in the newspaper industry with more than 41 combined years in the Texoma market. Matt Guthrie has been named acting publisher of the paper, and Nate Rodriguez will be the general manager.MORE
Texas Press Association honored Dolph Tillotson with the Frank W. Mayborn Award for Community Leadership on Saturday, June 18.MORE
David Arkin, GateHouse Media's senior vice president for content and product development, has announced plans to leave GateHouse July 7 to become chief content officer for Community Impact, a group of 21 award-winning, hyper-local newspapers serving communities in the Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston markets. The free newspapers have a total circulation of 1.6 million.MORE
David Arkin, GateHouse Media's senior vice president for content and product development, has announced plans to leave GateHouse July 7 to become chief content officer for Community Impact, a group of 21 award-winning, hyper-local newspapers serving communities in the Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston markets. The free newspapers have a total circulation of 1.6 million.More
Gregory P. Schermer, Lee Enterprises vice president - strategy and board member, has announced plans to retire after more than 27 years with Lee Enterprises, Incorporated. Schermer will remain a member of the board of directors. His retirement is effective Aug. 31.More