Ron Waite has been named publisher of the Sandusky Register. His most recent assignment before joining the Register was as regional general manager overseeing the daily newspapers in Kent and in Alliance, Ohio, and as senior vice president of advertising overseeing all of the Dix newspaper properties.MORE
Bill Albrecht, a veteran publisher and advertising executive, has been named group publisher for a number of GateHouse Media publications in Northeastern Ohio.MORE
The Associated Press named its head of U.S. news to the new position of managing editor, appointing Brian Carovillano to take the No. 2 position in the newsroom of the global news cooperative.MORE
Rick Thames is retiring as editor of The Charlotte Observer and will be succeeded by managing editor Sherry Chisenhall, publisher Ann Caulkins has announced.MORE
Scott Girouard has been named regional digital advertising manager for Gatehouse Media's Western Piedmont Media Group, which includes the Herald-Journal, the Shelby (N.C.) Star, the Gaston (N.C.) Gazette and the Times-News in Hendersonville, N.C.MORE
Gabe Whisnant, managing editor of the Shelby (N.C.) Star, has been promoted to assistant managing editor digital at the Spartanburg (S.C.) Herald-Journal.MORE
Following a nationwide search, three veteran newspaper leaders have been named to key leadership posts in Charleston, S.C.MORE
Bill Minor, whose courageous reporting helped open Americans' eyes to everyday racial discrimination in the South in the 1960s and won him recognition as the "conscience of Mississippi," died March 28 in Ridgeland, Miss., outside Jackson. He was 94.MORE
KBA North America announces the appointment of Jeffrey R. Dietz as the new vice president of its Web and Specialty Press division.MORE
Janie Gray has retired as publisher of the Baytown (Texas) Sun after nearly four decades of newspaper work.
Sun advertising director Carol Skewes succeeded Gray as publisher.More
There's a new face behind the desk at the Seguin Gazette's corner office. Advertising Director Elizabeth Engelhardt has assumed the role of general manager.
Engelhardt is taking over for the Gazette's former publisher, Jeff Fowler.More
Lance Winter, who most recently worked for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, has joined the San Marcos (Texas) Daily Record as publisher. He succeeds Don Moore, who will remain in an advisory capacity with Moser Community Media. Inc., the management company serving the San Marcos Daily Record, until the time of his future retirement.More