The Post and Courier of Charleston, S.C., has announced that Scott Embry and Chris Zoeller have been named to new management positions at the newspaper.MORE
The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications has announced that Advertising Department Professor and Chair Tom Kelleher has been named associate dean for graduate studies and research, and Innovation News Center Director Mira Lowe has been promoted to the new position of assistant dean for student experiences.MORE
Debe Johnson will retire May 1, from her role as advertising and promotions director of The Sentinel-Record in Hot Springs, Ark.MORE
Rufus Friday, former publisher of the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader, will be inducted into the Bluegrass Business Hall of Fame on May 23. Sponsored by Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass, JA Business Hall of Fame is a celebration that provides Junior Achievement the opportunity to recognize the state's most respected leaders for their commitment to and investment in the community.MORE
Veteran journalist Emily Weaver has been named managing editor of The Daily Record in Dunn, N.C., and The Mount Olive Tribune.MORE
Catherine G. Boone has been named president and publisher at Vicksburg Newsmedia LLC, and will assume those duties in early June.
Vicksburg Newsmedia publishes The Vicksburg (Miss.) Post, VicksburgPost.com and Vicksburg Living magazine and owns and operates Signs First and Speediprint.MORE
The Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune's managing editor has announced he'll be leaving the newspaper this summer.
Charles Westmoreland told newsroom staff earlier this month he'd be departing in late June or early July to return to Alaska with his family. He and his family relocated to Columbia from Juneau.MORE
Tricia Johnston, an accomplished newspaper and marketing executive, has been appointed publisher of The Goshen News.MORE
Borrell Associates has announced management changes that include the promotion of Jim Brown to the role of president and Colby Atwood transitioning to executive director and senior advisor. It is the second management change since February, when the company promoted Corey Elliott to senior vice president of Local Market Intelligence.MORE
Brian Skoloff, an Associated Press video journalist who has covered numerous big stories across the United States while training many text reporters on visual storytelling, has been appointed West deputy news director for video.MORE
Judi Burns wore many hats at the Index-Journal beyond serving as president and publisher for more than two decades.
The role that perhaps best suited the newspaper's matriarch, who died on Thursday at age 72, was that of mother.
She wasn't just a mom to her three daughters and fellow The Index-Journal Co. shareholders – Alison Burns-Parham, St. Claire Donaghy and Mundy Price – but also to the dozens of newspaper employees who affectionately referred to her as "Momma."More
Mike Distelhorst has been named publisher of The Fayetteville Observer as part of a consolidation effort by GateHouse Media, which owns the newspaper.More