Dave Eldridge, a 35-year newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher of the Corbin Times-Tribune and The London Sentinel-Echo in south-central Kentucky.
Eldridge currently serves as publisher of the Richmond Register in Richmond, Ky. He will continue in that role with his expanded regional responsibilities at the Corbin and London properties.MORE
The Herald-Journal in Spartanburg, S.C., is mourning the loss of one of its own after former publisher Roger Quinn died recently. Quinn served as publisher from 2009 to July 2012 when he was promoted to serve as regional publisher of the company's Central Region, covering 12 newspapers in Florida, Louisiana and California.MORE
In announcing plans to retire, Ricky Mathews said: "Joining Advance was the single best career decision I ever made. Moving from a public company to the largest privately-owned media company in the U.S. afforded me opportunities to take risks in ways I would have never had at a public company."
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Michael Sacks has been named senior vice president of operations for Hearst Newspapers. The announcement was made by Hearst Newspapers President Mark Aldam and Houston Chronicle President and Publisher John McKeon. Sacks begins his new position immediately and will report to Aldam.MORE
The Dispatch in Lexington, N.C., has hired a new editor to succeed longtime Executive Editor Chad Killebrew.MORE
Darrell K. Lewis, a veteran newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher of the Mt. Vernon (Ill.) Register-News and the McLeansboro Times-Leader.MORE
Alan English, a newspaper industry veteran, was named publisher of New England Newspapers Inc. on Monday.
The company publishes The Berkshire Eagle and the Bennington Banner, Brattleboro Reformer and Manchester Journal in Vermont.
English most recently served as president and publisher of The Shreveport Times in Louisiana, following a stint as its general manager and executive editor.MORE
Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. has appointed regional editors to work with the media group's newsrooms in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Georgia and Florida as part of a print and digital content improvement program.MORE
Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. has honored four employees with the 2016 President's Circle Award for demonstrating excellence in their roles and innovation in responding to new challenges.MORE
Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief Sally Buzbee has been named executive editor of The Associated Press, effective Jan. 1, 2017.MORE
Keith Barlow, veteran publisher of The Milledgeville (Ga.) Union-Recorder, has been appointed publisher of the Dalton (Ga.) Daily Citizen-News.More
Gloria Fletcher, a native Oklahoman who was president of Sound Publishing Inc. in Everett, Wash., has been named president and publisher of the Tulsa World.More
When I was introduced as the new president and publisher of The State and four other McClatchy Co. newspapers in South Carolina and North Carolina, some were wondering, "Who is this guy, and what might we expect?"
At the heart of the answer is this: I'm a child of the South, raised with the values of family, faith and service. I'm a man of the South, who has lived and raised his children in the goodness of this region. And, yes, as an African-American man of the South, I know the darkness that is part of our story.
I'm also an Army brat, who moved every two years until eighth grade, learning new places, new cultures and new countries, making new friends, and seeking to become part of new communities over and over.
Those experiences, this upbringing and its challenges and opportunities have shaped me and inform what you can expect from me as publisher of this esteemed institution.More