GateHouse Media Inc. has named an Alaska newspaper publisher to lead the Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune.MORE
Brian Burns, former publisher and president of the Tampa Tribune, has been named the new publisher of the Ledger Media Group (Lakeland, Fla.)
The new publisher was announced by Patrick Dorsey, regional vice president of Coastal Publishing Group and publisher of the Herald-Tribune Media Group, and Jim Doughton, regional publisher for GateHouse Media and publisher of the Gainesville Sun and Ocala Star Banner. GateHouse Media owns The Ledger and the News Chief.MORE
Peter Meyer, regional vice president for GateHouse Media and president and publisher of the company's businesses on Cape Cod and South Coast, will assume additional leadership responsibility for GateHouse Media New England, publisher of six dailies, 98 weeklies, 164 Wicked Local websites and assorted specialty publications, Bernie Szachara, president of GateHouse Media's Eastern U.S. Publishing Operations announced Friday.MORE
Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. has announced that Mike Beatty, publisher of The Joplin (Mo.) Globe, has been appointed senior vice president/operations, effective immediately.MORE
Jennifer Cannon was been hired as the online content editor for the Free Press in Kinston, N.C.MORE
Lynnie D. Guzman has been named advertising director at The Fayetteville Observer, GateHouse's largest North Carolina publication.MORE
The Asheville (N.C.) Citizen-Times has a new sales director who will lead the advertising department. Vivian Murciano joins the team, coming from iHeart Media in South Florida.MORE
Cox Enterprises has announced a series of executive promotions.MORE
ProImage, a developer of innovative browser-based automated production workflow, has announced its newest team member: John Pourtless. He is joining ProImage as the new digital media sales manager and will be focusing on the sales and marketing of ProImage's Eversify Mobile Solution.MORE
Stephen Wade has been promoted to president of The Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle and Chronicle Media. The announcement was made by William S. Morris III, publisher of The Augusta Chronicle and chairman of Morris Communications.
Before his promotion, Wade served as general manager, and as vice president of audience for The Chronicle. He will continue his oversight of The Chronicle's news-gathering, digital, marketing, events and other day-to-day operations. Wade will also lead the expansion of new business diversification, as seen recently with the acquisition of BuzzOnBiz, LLC.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