McClatchy has named Andrew Pergam vice president, video and new ventures. In this newly created role, Pergam will continue to lead The Video Lab, McClatchy's award-winning video operation, while spearheading the company's corporate development efforts and the management of its venture investment portfolio. Pergam will report to McClatchy's President and CEO, Pat Talamantes.MORE
Cox Media Group has named Tim Burke as multi-market vice president of content and Eric Myers as multi-market vice president of sales, effective immediately.MORE
Morris Communications has announced that Robert Gilbert, vice president of audience for Morris Publishing Group, has been promoted to chief information officer (CIO). As CIO, Gilbert will report to CEO William S. Morris IV and be responsible for information management and company-wide strategic planning and deployment of information technology.MORE
Cox Enterprises has announced that Kim Guthrie will be appointed as president of Cox Media Group, an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. She will succeed Bill Hoffman who has announced he will retire at the end of the year after a distinguished 38-year career in media. Guthrie will assume the role on Jan. 1, 2017, and report to Cox Enterprises Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Alex Taylor.MORE
GateHouse Media LLC has announced that Bill Church, a nationally-regarded newsroom executive, has been named senior vice president for news.
Most recently, Church served as executive editor of the award-winning Sarasota Herald-Tribune where he has elevated the quality of both print and digital editions of the newspaper.MORE
Cox Enterprises has named Rachel Welch as vice president of government affairs. She works in the company's Public Policy office in Washington, D.C. and reports to Joab Lesesne, Cox's vice president of public policy and government affairs.MORE
Sara Glines is joining The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C., from Gannett Co. Inc., where she was president of the Atlantic Group, overseeing eight daily newspapers plus non-dailies in Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania. At the same time, she also was the president and publisher of the York Daily Record, a York, Pa., newspaper with a Sunday circulation of nearly 50,000.MORE
Susan Lynch Pape has been named publisher of the San Antonio (Texas) Express-News. The announcement was made by Hearst President and CEO Steven R. Swartz and Hearst Newspapers President Mark Aldam. Lynch Pape will continue in her capacities as Texas Group chief financial officer at the Houston Chronicle and the San Antonio Express-News, and will report to Aldam.MORE
Michelle Talerico has been promoted to senior vice president and chief information officer for Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., Donna Barrett, CNHI president and chief executive officer, has announced.MORE
AMG/Parade President & CEO Chuck Allen has announced that Dave Barber has been named executive vice president of the company's Newspaper Relations Group. Barber will oversee relationships for the company's 1,400+ newspaper partners across the U.S., as well as rolling out the strategy for AMG/Parade's recently formed PEP (Partner Enhancement Program) division, which provides premium content to brands.MORE
Patrick Dorsey, regional vice president for the Coastal Group of GateHouse Media, and publisher of the Herald-Tribune Media Group in Sarasota, Fla., has been named president of SNPA, effective immediately.
He was appointed by the SNPA Executive Committee to succeed Les Simpson, who stepped down after leaving the Amarillo (Texas) Globe-News. Simpson plans to stay in Amarillo and work outside the newspaper industry.More
SNPA President Les Simpson, publisher of the Amarillo (Texas) Globe-News since 2002, announced his resignation Tuesday morning, saying, "the timing is best for me and this newspaper."More
Dolph Tillotson, who, during a career spanning nearly 50 years has earned a reputation for developing hard-edge community newspapers, was among four journalists inducted last Friday into the Texas Newspaper Foundation Hall of Fame.
Additional inductees were: Victor Fain, former publisher of The Daily Sentinel in Nacogdoches, who died in 2000 at age 84; John C. Taylor Jr., former Seguin Gazette owner and publisher, who died in 2014 at age 88; and longtime Associated Press correspondent Mike Cochran.More