Robert J. Edmonds is interested in business and newspapers, a combination he brings with him to the role of advertising director at the Opelika-Auburn News.MORE
David Mosesso has been a newspaper man for more than 35 years now and he plans to stay that way, even in his retirement.MORE
Walter E. Hussman Jr., chairman of WEHCO Media, Inc., parent company of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, will be named the 2019 Arkansan of the Year, Easterseals Arkansas has announced.MORE
Robert Forcey has been appointed publisher of The Tribune-Democrat in Johnstown and its sister Maryland paper, The Cumberland Times-News.MORE
Star-Herald Publisher Roger Tollefson, 56, died unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, March 6.MORE
Gary Blakeley has joined PAGE Cooperative as its next CEO. Blakeley's career has included senior level positions in prepress, production, newsprint negotiation, enterprise purchasing and information technology. He formerly worked with Freedom Communications, Olive Software and Southern Lithoplate.MORE
Brett Blackledge, a Pulitzer Prize winner and Louisiana native, will be the next editor of The Daily Advertiser.
Blackledge, current investigations editor for six Gannett-owned Florida newspapers, will take over the longest-serving daily newspaper in Lafayette, La., on April 1.MORE
Sonya Wendell Manfredi has joined Cox Enterprises as vice president of government affairs. In this role, she will serve as a representative to Capitol Hill for Cox and its companies, including Cox Communications, Cox Automotive and Cox Media Group.MORE
Rugged Races LLC, a subsidiary of GateHouse Live and one of the largest endurance event companies in North America, has announced that Ronan Gardiner will be joining the company in the newly created role of vice president, chief revenue officer. Gardiner was most recently vice president, publishing director and chief revenue officer overseeing Men's Health, Runner's World and Bicycling magazines and their respective websites.MORE
Ann Caulkins, who most recently served as the president and publisher of The Charlotte Observer for 12 years, has been named senior vice president of Novant Health and president of Novant Health Foundation.MORE
Robert Granfeldt has resigned from his position as group publisher of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal and Amarillo Globe-News. He began his tenure as publisher in February 2018.
Regional Vice President Matt Guthrie will be temporarily assuming his duties.More
Todd Benz has been named group publisher for The Dispatch in Lexington, N.C., The Times-News in Burlington and The Courier-Tribune in Asheboro, Lucy Talley, regional vice president of GateHouse Media, announced Thursday.More
Paxton Media Group has purchased the Log Cabin Democrat, a daily newspaper in Conway, Ark., along with three Arkansas weeklies in Clinton, Heber Springs and Newport, according to Randy Cope, managing director of Cribb, Greene & Cope, who represented GateHouse Media in the sale. Cribb, Greene & Cope is a leading merger and acquisition firm with offices in Virginia, Arkansas, Montana and California.More