AMG/PARADE promotes Monique Kakar 10/1/18

Monique Kakar has been promoted to senior vice president/chief marketing officer, digital, with AMG/Parade. The announcement was made by Tracey Altman, executive vice president of new ventures and business development.

In her new role, Kakar will oversee the planning, strategy and execution of the company's digital marketing initiatives, ensuring it effectively reaches target audiences and appeals to brand advertisers.


Patricia Bennett named publisher of Daily Independent 9/24/18

Patricia A. Bennett, a veteran newspaper advertising executive, has been appointed publisher of The Daily Independent in Ashland, Ky., and its affiliated publications. She replaces longtime publisher Eddie Blakeley, who resigned recently.


AP senior vice president for revenue across the Americas to retire at year's end 9/24/18

The Associated Press has announced that Senior Vice President in the Americas David Gwizdowski has decided to retire from AP at the end of the year.


BH Media names Thornton as vice president of news 9/24/18

Rick Thornton, who had been an editor and a vice president at the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch, was named vice president of news for BH Media Group.


Offill named group publisher of Jacksonville, Daytona and St. Augustine newspapers 9/10/18

Daytona Beach News-Journal publisher Bill Offill has been promoted to the position of group publisher for three GateHouse Media newspapers in Florida, the company announced Friday.

Offill will now serve as publisher of the Times-Union, the St. Augustine Record and The News-Journal.


Doughton plans to retire as publisher of the Gainesville Sun 9/10/18

James Doughton, regional publisher of seven newspapers, including the Gainesville (Fla.) Sun and the Ocala Star-Banner, will retire at the end of the year.


Jeffrey Potts named senior associate with Cribb, Greene & Cope 9/10/18

Managing Director Randy Cope, Directors John Cribb and Gary Greene have announced that Jeffrey Potts of Gold Country Advisors, Folsom, Calif., has become senior associate in Cribb, Greene & Cope.


CNHI promotes two senior executives 9/10/18

CNHI, LLC has promoted Greg Maibach to senior vice president, chief revenue officer, and Terrence Alexander to senior vice president for human resources, the company has announced.

Donna Barrett, CNHI's president and CEO, said the promotions are in line with superior performance by Maibach and Alexander, and will strengthen the company's senior management team.


Herald-Tribune's Matthew Sauer takes on new role, as publisher Patrick Dorsey heads to Texas 9/5/18

Sarasota Herald-Tribune Executive Editor Matthew Sauer is adding the title general manager and assuming a new role at the media company.

Sauer will continue to oversee the Herald-Tribune's newsroom but will now work with the media company's seasoned team of executives to continue its mission as the top information source and digital and print advertising platform in Southwest Florida.


Patrick Dorsey named next Statesman publisher 9/4/18

SNPA President Patrick Dorsey, regional vice president of GateHouse Media's Coastal Publishing Group, was named publisher of the Austin (Texas) American-Statesman today.