Industry innovator to lead news performance, partnerships 2/5/19

Steve Dorsey has been named vice president of news performance and partnerships for the Austin-based Center for News & Design. He formerly was vice president of innovation and planning at the Austin American-Statesman.

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Woronoff to be inducted into NC Media and Journalism Hall of Fame 1/29/19

David B. Woronoff, president and publisher of The Pilot of Southern Pines, N.C., is among the five industry leaders who will be inducted on Friday, April 12, into the NC Media and Journalism Hall of Fame.

Founded and administered by the UNC School of Media and Journalism, the Hall of Fame honors exceptional leaders with ties to North Carolina who demonstrate leadership in their spheres of influence; service to the professions and society; performance exemplifying the highest professional standards; and commitment to inspiring and advancing young people in media and journalism careers.

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Veteran journalist Pamela Stallsmith named RTD's first female opinions editor 1/29/19

The Richmond Times-Dispatch has named veteran journalist and former Times-Dispatch reporter Pamela Stallsmith as its next opinions editor.

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The Washington Post names VP of commercial technology & development 1/29/19

The Washington Post has named Jarrod Dicker vice president of commercial technology and development. Reporting to both the CIO and CRO, this new role sits at the intersection of engineering and revenue and will focus on driving growth by developing innovative revenue solutions across advertising, subscriptions and technology.

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Tribune Publishing names new CEO as three executives depart 1/29/19

Tribune Publishing CEO Justin Dearborn has stepped down after nearly three years at the helm, the Chicago-based newspaper company announced.

Longtime Chicago newspaper executive Tim Knight was named CEO. Knight, who had served as president of the company, will also join the Tribune Publishing board.

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Veteran North Carolina journalist Gene Price dies at 90 1/22/19

Hillery Eugene "Gene" Price, an honored journalist whose career spanned nearly six decades, died last Wednesday. He was 90.

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Veno to lead State Journal newsroom, succeeding Bergeron 1/22/19

Veteran journalist and longtime Frankfort, Ky., resident Chanda Veno has been named managing editor of The State Journal, succeeding Josh Bergeron.

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Mark Medici promoted to president of the Houston Chronicle 1/22/19

Mark Medici, former executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Hearst Newspapers, has been promoted to president of the Houston Chronicle.

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Sid Crim, former president of State-Record Company, dies at 76 1/15/19

Sid Crim, a former top executive at The State (Columbia, S.C.) who helped oversee major changes in the newspaper's pre-Internet history, died recently after an 18-year struggle with Parkinson's …

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Gannett announces executive promotions 1/15/19

Gannett Co., Inc. has announced that Kevin Gentzel, formerly chief revenue officer, has been named president, USA TODAY NETWORK Marketing Solutions, effective Jan. 26. Gentzel succeeds Sharon Rowlands, who is leaving the company to pursue another opportunity.

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