Tribune Publishing names new CEO as three executives depart 1/29/19

Tribune Publishing CEO Justin Dearborn has stepped down after nearly three years at the helm, the Chicago-based newspaper company announced.

Longtime Chicago newspaper executive Tim Knight was named CEO. Knight, who had served as president of the company, will also join the Tribune Publishing board.

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Veteran North Carolina journalist Gene Price dies at 90 1/22/19

Hillery Eugene "Gene" Price, an honored journalist whose career spanned nearly six decades, died last Wednesday. He was 90.

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Veno to lead State Journal newsroom, succeeding Bergeron 1/22/19

Veteran journalist and longtime Frankfort, Ky., resident Chanda Veno has been named managing editor of The State Journal, succeeding Josh Bergeron.

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Mark Medici promoted to president of the Houston Chronicle 1/22/19

Mark Medici, former executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Hearst Newspapers, has been promoted to president of the Houston Chronicle.

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Sid Crim, former president of State-Record Company, dies at 76 1/15/19

Sid Crim, a former top executive at The State (Columbia, S.C.) who helped oversee major changes in the newspaper's pre-Internet history, died recently after an 18-year struggle with Parkinson's …

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Gannett announces executive promotions 1/15/19

Gannett Co., Inc. has announced that Kevin Gentzel, formerly chief revenue officer, has been named president, USA TODAY NETWORK Marketing Solutions, effective Jan. 26. Gentzel succeeds Sharon Rowlands, who is leaving the company to pursue another opportunity.

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Cox Enterprises promotes Cody Partin 1/15/19

Cox Enterprises has promoted Cody Partin to senior vice president of Total Rewards & People Operations. In this new role, he will continue to lead the Benefits, Compensation and Human Resources Technology Services (HRTS) teams as well as Talent Management & Diversity and Aviation.

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Mark Cohen to become president and publisher of APG of Ohio 1/15/19

Mark Cohen has been named president and publisher of Adams Publishing Group of Ohio, effective Friday, March 1. He will be leaving his position as president of the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association and MANSI Media Agency in Harrisburg, Penn.

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Former publisher of Whiteville paper dies at age 85 1/8/19

James Charles High, 85, long-time publisher of The News Reporter in Whiteville, N.C., died Wednesday, Jan. 2, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte after a brief illness. His son, Les High, is the current publisher of The News Reporter and a member of the SNPA Foundation Board of Trustees.

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Normandin named regional president of APG Media 1/8/19

Adams Publishing Group Executive Vice President and Eastern Divisional President Gregg Jones has announced that James F. Normandin has become regional president of APG Media of Chesapeake. David Fike will continue to serve as publisher of The Star Democrat (Easton, Md.) and will take on the additional responsibility of becoming the APG Chesapeake Region's chief revenue officer. In addition, Fike will become chief development officer for the Eastern Division of APG for its Sales CRM Initiative.

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