Washington Bureau Chief Sally Buzbee named AP executive editor 11/21/16

Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief Sally Buzbee has been named executive editor of The Associated Press, effective Jan. 1, 2017.


Debi Ryan named publisher in Nacogdoches 11/18/16

By Paul Bryant, The Daily Sentinel

The Daily Sentinel Managing Editor Debi Ryan has been named the newspaper's new publisher.


Rick Thomason named Times-News publisher; Justin Wilcox NETmg president 11/17/16

Keith Wilson, long serving publisher of the Kingsport Times-News and president of SNG's Northeast Tennessee Marketing Group (NETmg), will be retiring at the end of this year. Rick Thomason will succeed Wilson and also serve as senior vice president/content for the five Tri Cities area SNG newspapers. He will begin transition work full time on Dec. 12 in Kingsport.


Scripps CEO Rich Boehne to retire in 2017 11/15/16

Rich Boehne will retire from his role as president and chief executive of the Cincinnati-based E.W. Scripps Co. next year and his successor will be the company's chief digital officer Adam Symson.


Ayers steps down as Anniston Star publisher 11/15/16

By Eddie Burkhalter, staff writer, The Anniston Star

After leading The Anniston Star for 47 years, H. Brandt Ayers has stepped down as the newspaper's publisher. The move was among several changes announced last week in the leadership of Consolidated Publishing.

The title of publisher and editor goes to Bob Davis, formerly The Star's associate publisher and editor.


Banner publisher to retire in January 11/15/16

Reprinted from the Cleveland Daily Banner (edited slightly)

Stephen Crass, longtime editor and publisher of the Cleveland (Tenn.) Daily Banner, has announced his retirement, which is set for January 2017. He has served as publisher of the Banner since April 2000.


John Newby named publisher of Tahlequah Daily Press 11/8/16

John Newby, a veteran newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher of the Tahlequah (Okla.) Daily Press.

Newby will continue his role as publisher of the Muskogee Phoenix, which is owned by the same parent company, Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.


Robin Quillon named CNHI senior vice president 11/8/16

Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. has announced that Robin Quillon, publisher of The Tribune-Democrat in Johnstown, Penn., and the Cumberland (Md.) Times-News, has been appointed senior vice president/operations.

Quillon will oversee several CNHI newspapers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, West Virginia, Kentucky and Maryland, while maintaining his current publisher role.


Kevin Drake returns to Spartanburg as publisher 10/24/16

Kevin Drake: "I am delighted to be back home in the Carolinas, a place I love and have missed."


Cox Media Group promotes Brett Fennell to CFO and EVP of national ad platforms 10/24/16

Cox Media Group has announced three promotions, effective Jan. 1, 2017.