Donald Blount was recently named as the new editor of The Record in Stockton, Calif.MORE
Publisher Tom Silvestri has named Nicole McMullin the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch's online brand director. She will be tasked as the master collaborator in executing company-endorsed priorities that advance the paper's online business and improve the digital customer experience.MORE
The Supervisory Board of Koenig & Bauer AG has appointed Ralf Sammeck and Christoph Müller to the Executive Board, effective June 1. As of today, Sammeck leads the Sheetfed division, and Müller the Digital & Web division. Both group management members will represent their segments on the Executive Board.MORE
Rick Hohlt, who for 26 years has served as publisher of the Ruston Daily Leader, has retired.MORE
John Celestino, an experienced newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher of the Niagara (N.Y.) Gazette, and Lockport Union-Sun & Journal.
Celestino succeeds Chris Voccio, who recently retired as publisher of both papers after a 30-year newspaper career.MORE
Kevin Kampman, publisher of the Winston-Salem (N.C.) Journal, will retire next week.
Kampman, 60, made the announcement in an email to staff Monday.MORE
Jeff Jeffus, president of WEHCO Media's newspaper division, has announced his retirement. Mark Lane, corporate vice president of sales with Morris Communications in Augusta, Ga., will replace Jeffus, 69.MORE
The Galveston County Daily News (Galveston, Texas) has announced the promotion of Debbie Keith to advertising director.MORE
Al Cupo has joined Brainworks in the position of sales engineer. Previously, he was the vice president and director of R&D for the Local Media Association.MORE
Carl Esposito, publisher of The Daily Times in Maryville, Tenn., and regional president of Adams Publishing Group for Tennessee, North Carolina and Southern Virginia, has been named to the SNPA Board of Directors.
Esposito, who will serve in an at-large position on the board, said: "I appreciate the opportunity to join such an accomplished group and look forward to contributing to the ongoing success of SNPA."More
In the ever-changing media landscape, most newspapers, television and radio stations are shrinking. The News Reporter is taking a different track: we are expanding and naming Justin Smith as editor.More
Two new leaders have arrived to usher The Daily Herald of Roanoke Rapids, N.C., forward.
Paxton Media Group has named Nancy Wykle, editor and publisher of The Daily Dispatch in Henderson, N.C., to the position of publisher of The Daily Herald. In addition, The Daily Dispatch Advertising Director Desiree Brooks was named to the same job at The Daily Herald. Both will retain their current positions in Henderson in addition to working at The Herald.More