Ames (Iowa) Tribune Publisher Scott Anderson announced this week that he will be stepping down from his position to pursue other opportunities.
Anderson said his last day at the Tribune will be June 7.More
Executive Editor Angie Muhs has resigned after five years with The State Journal-Register in Springfield, Ill.
Muhs, a native of Olney in southern Illinois, had a successful tenure at the SJ-R, leading statewide projects and editorial campaigns during the historic two years Illinois was without a state budget.MORE
The longest-serving executive of any U.S. newspaper association, Kentucky Press Association Executive Director David Thompson, is the 2019 winner of the Al Smith Award for public service through community journalism by a Kentuckian.
Thompson will receive the award Sept. 26, the 36th anniversary of taking the job. No other current member of the Newspaper Association Managers, which serves groups in the U.S. and Canada, has served so long as chief executive of an association.MORE
After a career in the newspaper business of more than 48 years – 33 of which have been spent in Greeneville, Tenn., with The Greeneville Sun and its sister companies – John E. Cash, has announced his retirement, effective July 31.
Having held several positions in a company that is now owned by the Adams family of Adams Publishing Group (APG), Cash for the last two years has been acting as general manager of The Greeneville Sun and chief revenue officer for Adams Publishing Group's Tennessee/North Carolina/Virginia region.
Family-owned Adams Publishing Group, based in Minneapolis, Minn., also announced the hiring of GateHouse Media executive Paul W. Mauney to succeed Cash.MORE
The Rocky Mount (N.C.) Telegram lost a valued friend and influence last week when former publisher Mark Wilson lost his 10-year battle with brain cancer.MORE
Rose Thomas has been named advertising director of The Walton Tribune in Monroe, Ga. She succeeds Madison Graham, who is remaining on the paper's staff in a part-time position as an advertising consultant.MORE
Cox Enterprises' Greg Morrison was recently named to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) Hall of Fame for 2019 by IDG, a leading technology, media, data and marketing services company.MORE
The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications has announced that Dr. Evan Kropp will join the College as the new director of Distance Education overseeing all online master's and certificate programs. He will join the College on June 17.
Kropp currently is associate dean of communication at Southern New Hampshire University, which has one of the largest online programs in the nation with more than 130,000 students.MORE
Elected to initial one-year terms (2019-2020) on the News Media Alliance Board of Directors with terms beginning May 1, 2019 are:
- Jim Brady, Spirited Media
- Pamela (PJ) Browning, The Post and Courier, Charleston, S.C.
- Frank Filippo, Dow Jones
- Timothy Knight, Tribune Publishing
- Bill Marcil, Jr., Forum Communications
James Martinez, an editor who oversaw a key Trump coverage team and who has led some of the biggest breaking news stories in the United States, has been appointed to a new role with The Associated Press' investigative team.MORE
Fort Smith (Ark.) Times Record Publisher Crystal Costa has accepted a new role as events director with GateHouse Live and has stepped down as publisher.More
Mathew Pearson has been named general manager of the Bartlesville (Okla.) Examiner-Enterprise.More
Janet Hasson, president and publisher of The Providence (R.I.) Journal for the last four years, announced her retirement at a gathering of newspaper staff.
Beside her stood the newspaper's soon-to-be new publisher, Peter Meyer, publisher of the Cape Cod Times and head of a division of newspapers in eastern Massachusetts and seacoast New Hampshire similarly owned by GateHouse Media.More