Neil Brown named president of Poynter Institute 8/29/17

Neil Brown has been named president of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies.

"I am honored to join Poynter, where imagination and integrity have been hallmarks in helping journalists get better at what they do and stay relevant in how they do it," Brown said.


Sentinel, Kansan welcome Lundblade as general manager 8/28/17

Steve Lundblade has been named general manager of the McPherson Sentinel and the Newton Kansan.


Caywood named VP of audience for Morris Media Network 8/22/17

Kurt Caywood has been named vice president of audience for Morris Media Network. The announcement was made by Donna Kessler, president of MMN.

Caywood will oversee all MMN content and audience development efforts, with a primary focus on significant digital growth and diversification of the Where travel network.


Cox Media Group names Mary Ellen Marcilliat-Falkner to new role 8/22/17

Cox Media Group has named Mary Ellen Marcilliat-Falkner as its new senior vice president and chief HR officer, beginning Sept. 11. She succeeds Karen Bennett, who was named as Cox Communications' new executive vice president and chief HR officer last month.


Tolley named executive editor of The State 8/14/17

Brian Tolley, executive editor of The Island Packet in Hilton Head Island and The Beaufort Gazette, has been named to the same position at The State in Columbia, S.C.

Tolley, 54, has strong ties to South Carolina. Besides serving for three years as editor of the two Lowcountry newsrooms, he is a former assistant managing editor at The State.


CNHI executive vice president to step down 8/8/17

Matthew Ipsan, executive vice president of Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., is leaving the company for another opportunity, effective Sept. 5, CNHI announced Monday.

Ipsan joined CNHI 6½ years ago as the company's chief digital officer. He was later promoted to senior vice president and then to executive vice president, overseeing digital operations, including revenue and marketing.


Daniels assumes new role as TPS executive vice president 8/7/17

Carol Goss-Daniels has been hired as the new executive vice president of the Tennessee Press Service. Dave Gould, president of TPS, said, "In her new role, Carol will lobby on behalf of our newspapers, lead the TPS ad sales efforts and oversee the staff."


Mike Murphy named Missouri VP of operations 7/25/17

Mike Murphy was recently named as GateHouse Media's vice president of operations for the state of Missouri.


NOLA Media Group names chief revenue officer 7/24/17

Alisha Owens has been named vice president and chief revenue officer of NOLA Media Group, which publishes The Times-Picayune and


Morris Communications names director of real estate 7/24/17

Morris Communications has named Allen Grinalds director of real estate overseeing the development and optimization of the company's real estate assets.