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
James Charles High, 85, long-time publisher of The News Reporter in Whiteville, N.C., died Wednesday, Jan. 2, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte after a brief illness. His son, Les High, is the current publisher of The News Reporter and a member of the SNPA Foundation Board of Trustees.More
Adams Publishing Group Executive Vice President and Eastern Divisional President Gregg Jones has announced that James F. Normandin has become regional president of APG Media of Chesapeake. David Fike will continue to serve as publisher of The Star Democrat (Easton, Md.) and will take on the additional responsibility of becoming the APG Chesapeake Region's chief revenue officer. In addition, Fike will become chief development officer for the Eastern Division of APG for its Sales CRM Initiative.More
Robin Quillon, a veteran newspaper executive, is returning to Florida as publisher of The Gainesville Sun and The Ocala Star-Banner.More