Belinda Lush joins Leap Media Solutions 9/9/14

Leap Media Solutions has appointed Belinda Lush as its executive vice president, client solutions and strategy. In her new role, she will direct Leap Media's client solutions division, including overall program and partnership development, strategy implementation, marketing execution and performance analytics. MORE

Virginian-Pilot publisher leaving for Homes Media 9/9/14

David Mele, the president and publisher of The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, will leave his position later this month to lead another division of the company that owns the newspaper. Mele, who currently serves on the SNPA Board of Directors representing Virginia newspapers, will become president of Norfolk-based Homes Media Solutions, which provides digital products and services to the real estate industry. MORE

Tolley named executive editor of The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette 9/9/14

Brian Tolley, executive editor of The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss., has been selected for the same position at The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette. MORE

Independent Mail editor announces retirement 9/9/14

John C. Huff Jr., editor of the Independent Mail in Anderson, S.C., since 2008, announced his retirement last Friday, after a newspaper career that dates back to his first paper route more than 55 years ago. MORE

Rob Angel named SVP, business development for Hearst Newspapers 9/9/14

Rob Angel has been named senior vice president, business development for Hearst Newspapers. The announcement was made by Hearst Newspapers President Mark Aldam, to whom Angel will report. MORE

Ron Lee named Wick Communications chief financial officer 9/9/14

Ronald J. Lee has been promoted to the position of chief financial officer of Wick Communications Company. As CFO, Lee will be responsible for all financial and accounting functions of the corporation. MORE

Albertson chosen as Times executive editor 9/8/14

Keith Albertson, managing editor of The Times in Gainesville, Ga., since 2004, has been promoted to the position of executive editor of the news organization. MORE

Leschper retiring from Morris Communications 9/2/14

Lee Leschper, a long-time Alaska advertising executive, is retiring from his role as regional vice president of Morris Media Network, Alaska. MORE

Cox Media Group names Brett Fennell as new chief financial officer 9/2/14

Brett Fennell is joining Cox Media Group as the company's new senior vice president and chief financial officer. Fennell, who previously was vice president of financial planning and analysis at Manheim, will be based at the company's headquarters in Atlanta. MORE

Katharine Weymouth to step down as publisher of The Washington Post; Fred Ryan selected as successor 9/2/14

In a note to her Washington Post colleagues of 17 years, Katharine Weymouth today announced the transition to a new publisher and CEO. MORE
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