Bart Leath has been named interim publisher of The Advertiser-Tribune in Tiffin, Ohio.
Leath had been publisher at two other newspapers owned by Ogden Newspapers: the Minot (N.D.) Daily News and the Sentinel in Lewistown, Penn.MORE
Top newsroom leadership appointments have been announced among GateHouse New England's southeastern Massachusetts publications, including The Standard-Times, The Herald News and The Enterprise of Brockton, according to Lisa Strattan, vice president of news for GateHouse New England and general manager of SouthCoast publications.MORE
Tribune Publishing, the owner of The Virginian-Pilot and Daily Press newspapers, has announced the departure of the publications' top editor.
Marisa Porto had been both editor and publisher of the Daily Press since 2016 and editor of The Virginian-Pilot since shortly after Tribune bought The Pilot in May 2018 for $34 million from the Batten family.MORE
Chad Lawhorn has been named publisher of the Lawrence (Kan.) World-Journal. He will continue to serve as editor as well.
Lawhorn replaces Scott Stanford, who has accepted a promotion within the Ogden Newspapers organization.MORE
M. Roberts Media, the parent company of the Tyler Morning Telegraph, has announced several leadership changes as it positions the business for long-term growth.
Justin Wilcox has been named publisher of the Tyler Morning Telegraph and will continue to hold his role as chief revenue officer for M. Roberts Media newspapers in Tyler, Longview and Victoria.MORE
Robert J. Edmonds is interested in business and newspapers, a combination he brings with him to the role of advertising director at the Opelika-Auburn News.MORE
David Mosesso has been a newspaper man for more than 35 years now and he plans to stay that way, even in his retirement.MORE
Walter E. Hussman Jr., chairman of WEHCO Media, Inc., parent company of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, will be named the 2019 Arkansan of the Year, Easterseals Arkansas has announced.MORE
Robert Forcey has been appointed publisher of The Tribune-Democrat in Johnstown and its sister Maryland paper, The Cumberland Times-News.MORE
Star-Herald Publisher Roger Tollefson, 56, died unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, March 6.MORE
Judi Burns wore many hats at the Index-Journal beyond serving as president and publisher for more than two decades.
The role that perhaps best suited the newspaper's matriarch, who died on Thursday at age 72, was that of mother.
She wasn't just a mom to her three daughters and fellow The Index-Journal Co. shareholders – Alison Burns-Parham, St. Claire Donaghy and Mundy Price – but also to the dozens of newspaper employees who affectionately referred to her as "Momma."More
Mike Distelhorst has been named publisher of The Fayetteville Observer as part of a consolidation effort by GateHouse Media, which owns the newspaper.More