New publisher named for Joplin Globe 7/3/18

Frank Leto, a veteran newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher of The Joplin (Mo.) Globe, succeeding Mike Beatty, who recently resigned to become president of APG Media in Florida.


Outlook editor Mitch Sneed dies at 57 7/2/18

Mitch Sneed, editor of The Outlook in Alexander City, Ala., died Sunday night after succumbing to injuries he faced following a car accident Saturday morning.


Virginian-Pilot advertising vice president to add Daily Press to role 7/2/18

tronc, parent company of the Daily Press Media Group, has announced changes to its advertising division.

Kelly Till, vice president of advertising for The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, also will take on those responsibilities at the Daily Press in Newport News.


Beth Buehler named Hearst vice president of operations 7/1/18

Beth Buehler has been named vice president of operations for Hearst, a new role at the company. The announcement was made by Hearst President and CEO Steven R. Swartz and Hearst Chief Operating Officer Mark Aldam. Buehler will report to Aldam.


Globe publisher accepts position with APG Media of Florida 6/28/18

Michael Beatty, publisher of The Joplin Globe and a vice president of operations and regional publisher for Community Newspaper Holdings Inc., has been named president of APG Media of Florida.


Digby Solomon's debut column: Health care expansions 6/19/18

Digby Solomon returns to the public square after his retirement from the Daily Press of Newport News, Va.


Publisher Rex Maynor leaves OA News to pursue opportunity in Missouri 6/19/18

Opelika-Auburn News Publisher Rex Maynor has left the Alabama community to accept a position in Branson, Mo., where he will oversee operations for a group of community newspapers.


New Pilot owner taps Marisa Porto as new executive editor 6/18/18

By Elisha Sauers, The Virginian-Pilot

Less than three weeks after buying The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.), media giant Tronc replaced the newspaper's top editor with Marisa Porto, who also leads the Daily Press in Newport News.

Tronc executives made the announcement during a meeting in The Pilot's newsroom. Porto takes over for Steve Gunn, who held the position for three years.


Keith Barlow named Dalton Daily Citizen-News publisher 6/18/18

Keith Barlow, veteran publisher of The Milledgeville (Ga.) Union-Recorder, has been appointed publisher of the Dalton (Ga.) Daily Citizen-News.


Telegraph executive editor announces her retirement 6/12/18

After 17 years as executive editor of The Telegraph in Macon, Ga., Sherrie Marshall announced her retirement.

Dimon Kendrick-Holmes, executive editor of the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, will serve as the interim Georgia editor responsible for both newsrooms.