Daniel Evans has been named the president of LaGrange Newsmedia, LLC and editor and publisher of The LaGrange (Ga.) Daily News and its affiliated publications in print and digital.MORE
Kendra Majors has been named publisher and editor of The Andalusia Star-News and its associated media products. She replaces Michele Gerlach, who has accepted a new job.MORE
Pam Sander, regional editor for GateHouse Media's Coastal North Carolina Group, has been named editor of the company's publications in the eight-state Southeast region.
Sander will now lead and coordinate newsrooms in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama and Georgia.MORE
Paul Pronovost, the Cape Cod Times' executive editor, has been promoted to general manager of Cape Cod Media Group, according to an announcement Monday by Peter Meyer, regional vice president of GateHouse Media.MORE
Rynni Henderson has been named publisher of The Gainesville (Fla.) Sun and The Ocala Star-Banner. She will oversee operations for the newspapers and related publications.
James Doughton, who is retiring as regional publisher, announced her appointment to employees last week.MORE
Scott Jenkins, executive editor of The Dispatch in Lexington, N.C., has become the new regional executive editor for Lexington and Burlington.
Jenkins succeeds Burlington’s Times-News editor Rich Jackson, who is taking a new job in Indiana.MORE
Record Editor Don Blount has been named GateHouse Media's California state editor. He is one of 13 state editors across the country named last week as part of a project to reorganize and refocus newsroom efforts to better serve readers.MORE
McClatchy has named Mandy Jenkins as general manager of The Compass Experiment. Jenkins will lead a three-year effort to explore new sustainable models for local news. She will start in this new role beginning June 17.MORE
GateHouse Media's Center for News & Design has named Matt Leclercq as its new national news editor.
In his new role, Leclercq will develop, implement and oversee long-term national content strategies and day-to-day communication, coordination and execution of those plans.MORE
A familiar face will soon lead the news operations for The Mayfield (Ky.) Messenger and mayfield-messenger.com. Eric Walker has been named news editor and will oversee the newsroom functions beginning July 1.
Current Editor Tom Berry will retire from the newspaper on June 30.MORE
Katherine Miller, a news industry veteran of more than 20 years, has been named general manager of The Cullman (Ala.) Times. Miller assumes the duties immediately and will continue to serve as publisher of the News-Courier of Athens.More
Kathy Malm, a longtime newspaper advertising salesperson, one-time chamber executive and central Kansas rancher, has been named regional general manager for GateHouse Media newspapers in Hutchinson, Salina and Hays, Kan.More
Edward VanHorn, executive director of SNPA and the SNPA Foundation, has announced that he will retire at the end of 2019 after 43 years at SNPA.
"I have enjoyed every minute of my career at SNPA," VanHorn said. "It is a great organization that does important work for an industry that is crucial to the well-being of every person in this country. It has been an honor and privilege to work with the journalists and publishers who run newspapers in communities in the South and all over the United States."More