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
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