Paxton Media Group has announced several promotions due to retirements and an acquisition in its North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia Division. The announcement came from Jana Thomasson who will be assuming the president role of the North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia Division of PMG in January 2019.
"I am excited to see members of our group advance into new positions," said Thomasson. "I also wish the ones retiring my very best. They'll truly be missed."
Marvin Enderle has announced his intention to retire as publisher of The Newspapers of West Georgia in Carrollton, Ga., at the end of the year. In this role, Enderle has overseen The Times-Georgian in Carrollton, The Douglas County Sentinel in Douglasville and The Griffin Daily News in Griffin.More
Elizabeth Cook, editor of the Salisbury Post for 25 years, has announced her retirement at the end of this year.MORE
Darryl Winter has joined McClatchy as vice president of national sales, digital. Winter is based in New York and tasked with driving national sales and leveraging the McClatchy portfolio of brands and audiences to serve agencies and national brands.MORE
Wendy Holdren, an award-winning Register-Herald journalist who hails from Wyoming County, has been appointed managing editor of the daily newspaper in Beckley.MORE
Todd Sears has returned home to Nebraska as the new president and publisher of the Omaha World-Herald. He becomes just the seventh publisher in The World-Herald's history, dating to 1889.
Sears, 49, has most recently served as president and publisher at the State Journal-Register in Springfield, Ill. Previously, he worked at two East Coast newspapers within BH Media Group, the Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary that also owns The World-Herald.MORE
J. David Ake, deputy bureau chief for visual journalism at the AP Washington bureau, has been promoted to director of photography for The Associated Press.MORE
Nationally-recognized postal guru Max Heath is officially moving to emeritus status this year.MORE
The National Newspaper Association has engaged Lynne Lance Association Management (LLAM) to operate its headquarters after Jan. 1, 2019.MORE
Jules Ciotta, president of Motivation Communications Associates, an Atlanta-based human relations, consulting and training firm, died Saturday, Nov. 3.MORE
Shannon Casas, a member of The Times newsroom staff for 12 years, has been named as editor in chief for the Gainesville, Ga., newspaper and its online news website.MORE
Neice Bell, one-time publisher of the Herald-Zeitung has returned to New Braunfels, Texas, to oversee the newspaper. The announcement was made by Southern Newspapers Inc. President Dolph Tillotson.More
The Paxton Media Group has announced that WPSD-TV vice president and general manager Bill Evans has been named as the new publisher of The Paducah (Ky.) Sun.
Evans was named to succeed Jim Paxton, who retired after 32 years at the western Kentucky newspaper.More
Charlotte A. Wolfe has been named circulation director of Journal, Inc., Tupelo, Miss. She will be responsible for the circulation department at the Daily Journal in Tupelo and oversight of The Itawamba County Times.More