The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications has announced that Frank LoMonte is the new director of the Joseph L. Brechner Center for Freedom of Information.MORE
Digital First Media has hired Dan Petty as its director of audience development, a newly created position. In this role, Petty will identify, oversee and evangelize audience initiatives companywide, including digital audience strategy, distribution, social media, technology and measurement.MORE
The Tuscaloosa News has promoted Beau Laird to be its next director of advertising.MORE
McClatchy has announced that Christian A. Hendricks, vice president for strategic initiatives, plans to retire from the company on Nov. 30, 2017, after 25 years of service.MORE
Vince Bodiford was recently named as the new president and publisher of the Monroe News in Michigan.MORE
StarNews Executive Editor Pam Sander (Wilmington, N.C.) will now oversee three additional GateHouse Media daily newspapers and several weeklies with a promotion to the Coastal Carolina Group's regional editor.MORE
As initiatives and collaborations continue to grow at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism, Executive Director Randy Picht announced a key promotion and a new addition to RJI's leadership team.MORE
Kevin Craig has been promoted to senior vice president of AMG/Parade's Newspaper Relations Group.MORE
Rich Jackson, a veteran journalist and editor with 25 years of experience, has been named executive editor of the Times-News in Burlington, N.C.MORE
Cooke Communications - Florida LLC has announced the hiring of Richard Tamborrino to the position of publisher of The Key West Citizen and The Florida Keys Free Press.More
Owen Van Essen and Phil Murray have announced that Sara April has become a partner in the firm, now renamed Dirks, Van Essen, Murray & April.More
Bob Davis, publisher and editor of The Anniston Star, has announced his resignation.
Davis came to Consolidated in 2003, and has been The Star's editor since 2006. He took on the role of publisher in 2016. He's leaving to become executive director at High Plains Public Radio, a network of stations serving communities in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas.
Josephine Ayers has been named The Star's publisher, while Anthony Cook becomes executive editor of The Star and the other newspapers of its parent company, Consolidated Publishing.More