Hillary Ebach to become vice president, general counsel for Journal Media Group 4/27/15

Journal Media Group has announced that Hillary Ebach will join the company as vice president, general counsel, effective May 11. She will lead the company's legal activities, oversee the internal audit function and serve as corporate secretary.


McClatchy names Nussbaum and Burk to top corporate advertising positions 4/27/15

Kim Nussbaum, president and publisher of The Wichita Eagle, has been named McClatchy's vice president for advertising. Don Burk, vice president for advertising at the Star-Telegram in Fort Worth, Texas, has been named corporate director of sales.


Sandra J. Martin appointed EVP/chief financial officer of Tribune Publishing 4/27/15

Tribune Publishing Company has announced that Sandra J. Martin, the company's interim CFO, has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer. Martin will oversee all aspects of SEC reporting, finance, accounting, treasury, investor relations and information technology and will report to Chief Executive Officer Jack Griffin.


Comet, Courier name new publisher 4/21/15

Gary Palmer, former publisher of the Daily Comet in Thibodaux, La., has been named publisher of both the Daily Comet and The Courier (Houma, La.).


SNI names new publishers in Lufkin and New Braunfels 4/21/15

Janice "Neice" Bell, 55, will become publisher of The Lufkin News on July 1, and David Burck will become publisher of The Herald-Zeitung.


Marietta Daily Journal welcomes new managing editor, VP/content 4/21/15

J.K. Murphy, a 35-year career journalist, has joined the newsroom leadership team of the Marietta Daily Journal. He was named managing editor of the MDJ and vice president of content for the publish­ing group.


Cox Enterprises elects Byron D. Trott to Board of Directors 4/21/15

Byron Trott is the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of BDT & Company, a Chicago-based merchant bank that provides advisory services and access to long-term capital to address the long-term strategic and financing needs of family and founder-controlled companies.


Cox Enterprises announces several corporate promotions 4/21/15

Jon Gamble, Angela Leung Wasmer and Scott McLane were promoted to new responsibilities this week with Cox Enterprises.


Ronnie Bell named News-Times general manager 4/17/15

By Kelsey Womack
kwomack@eldoradonews.com (edited slightly)

For over 38 years, Betty Chatham, general manager for the El Dorado News-Times, has made it her passion to be a part of local newspapers in her community. Recently, her career came to a close as she moves on to enjoy retirement.

Former Harrison Daily Times Publisher Ronnie Bell has been named as the new general manager of the News-Times.


E&P's 25 Under 35 2015 4/7/15

Young professionals from four SNPA member newspapers are among those selected this year by Editor & Publisher as part of the magazine's annual selection of "25 Under 35."

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