Morris Communications has announced that Robert Gilbert, vice president of audience for Morris Publishing Group, has been promoted to chief information officer (CIO). As CIO, Gilbert will report to CEO William S. Morris IV and be responsible for information management and company-wide strategic planning and deployment of information technology.MORE
Cox Enterprises has announced that Kim Guthrie will be appointed as president of Cox Media Group, an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. She will succeed Bill Hoffman who has announced he will retire at the end of the year after a distinguished 38-year career in media. Guthrie will assume the role on Jan. 1, 2017, and report to Cox Enterprises Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Alex Taylor.MORE
GateHouse Media LLC has announced that Bill Church, a nationally-regarded newsroom executive, has been named senior vice president for news.
Most recently, Church served as executive editor of the award-winning Sarasota Herald-Tribune where he has elevated the quality of both print and digital editions of the newspaper.MORE
Cox Enterprises has named Rachel Welch as vice president of government affairs. She works in the company's Public Policy office in Washington, D.C. and reports to Joab Lesesne, Cox's vice president of public policy and government affairs.MORE
Sara Glines is joining The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C., from Gannett Co. Inc., where she was president of the Atlantic Group, overseeing eight daily newspapers plus non-dailies in Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania. At the same time, she also was the president and publisher of the York Daily Record, a York, Pa., newspaper with a Sunday circulation of nearly 50,000.MORE
Susan Lynch Pape has been named publisher of the San Antonio (Texas) Express-News. The announcement was made by Hearst President and CEO Steven R. Swartz and Hearst Newspapers President Mark Aldam. Lynch Pape will continue in her capacities as Texas Group chief financial officer at the Houston Chronicle and the San Antonio Express-News, and will report to Aldam.MORE
Michelle Talerico has been promoted to senior vice president and chief information officer for Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., Donna Barrett, CNHI president and chief executive officer, has announced.MORE
AMG/Parade President & CEO Chuck Allen has announced that Dave Barber has been named executive vice president of the company's Newspaper Relations Group. Barber will oversee relationships for the company's 1,400+ newspaper partners across the U.S., as well as rolling out the strategy for AMG/Parade's recently formed PEP (Partner Enhancement Program) division, which provides premium content to brands.MORE
Mark Mulholland, vice president of marketing for Evening Post Publishing Newspaper Group in Charleston, S.C., has announced his retirement effective Sept. 30. Prior to joining EPPNG in 2011, he served as associate director of American Press Institute and has held advertising, marketing and senior management positions at organizations including The Roanoke Times, Chicago Sun-Times, Lee Enterprises, WFLA-TV, and Victoria Advocate Publishing.MORE
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.More
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.More
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.More