Terri Leifeste is the Texarkana Gazette's new general manager, parent company WEHCO Media Inc. has announced.
Leifeste assumes responsibility for the Gazette's day-to-day operations and will relocate from Jefferson City, Mo., to Texarkana.MORE
David Ho has been named vice president and executive editor, digital audience and news innovation, for Hearst Newspapers. The announcement was made by Hearst Newspapers President Mark Aldam and Hearst Newspapers Digital Media President Robertson Barrett, to whom Ho will report.MORE
Roger Lee has been promoted to the position of senior regional sales manager of TownNews.com.MORE
David Joyner, a veteran news executive with Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., has been appointed executive editor of The Eagle-Tribune of North Andover, Mass.MORE
From the purchase of the Arkansas Democrat through the newspaper war with the Arkansas Gazette and later the merger of the two Little Rock newspapers, Allen Berry was at the side of Walter E. Hussman Jr., making the financials work as WEHCO Media's chief financial officer.
Berry, 72, died last Wednesday in Germantown, Tenn, where he had moved with his wife Cathy, after he retired from WEHCO Media, Inc. after 37 years.MORE
With the recent news earlier this year that KBA North America has been named the North American exclusive distributor for the newly-acquired Spanish medium- and large-format flatbed die cutter manufacturer Iberica AG S.A. by its parent company, Koenig & Bauer, KBA North America has begun to fill positions to oversee this new division. Its first announcement is to name Tom Fitzgerald to the newly created position.MORE
A. H. Belo Corporation has announced the promotion of Grant S. Moise as executive vice president of A. H. Belo Corporation and general manager of The Dallas Morning News.MORE
Lee Hartman, a third generation member of a Texas newspaper family, has been named editor and publisher of the Fort Bend Herald in Rosenberg, Texas, according to Clyde C. King Jr., president of Hartman Newspapers, L.P.MORE
Cox Enterprises has announced that Nancy Rigby has been promoted to president of Cox Foundations, effective immediately. She will continue reporting to Jim Kennedy, chairman of Cox Enterprises.MORE
Craig I. Forman, a current member of McClatchy's Board of Directors, has succeeded Patrick J. Talamantes as the company's president and chief executive officer.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