Beth Buehler named Hearst vice president of operations 7/1/18

Beth Buehler has been named vice president of operations for Hearst, a new role at the company. The announcement was made by Hearst President and CEO Steven R. Swartz and Hearst Chief Operating Officer Mark Aldam. Buehler will report to Aldam.

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Globe publisher accepts position with APG Media of Florida 6/28/18

Michael Beatty, publisher of The Joplin Globe and a vice president of operations and regional publisher for Community Newspaper Holdings Inc., has been named president of APG Media of Florida.

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Digby Solomon's debut column: Health care expansions 6/19/18

Digby Solomon returns to the public square after his retirement from the Daily Press of Newport News, Va.

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Publisher Rex Maynor leaves OA News to pursue opportunity in Missouri 6/19/18

Opelika-Auburn News Publisher Rex Maynor has left the Alabama community to accept a position in Branson, Mo., where he will oversee operations for a group of community newspapers.

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New Pilot owner taps Marisa Porto as new executive editor 6/18/18

By Elisha Sauers, The Virginian-Pilot

Less than three weeks after buying The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.), media giant Tronc replaced the newspaper's top editor with Marisa Porto, who also leads the Daily Press in Newport News.

Tronc executives made the announcement during a meeting in The Pilot's newsroom. Porto takes over for Steve Gunn, who held the position for three years.

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Keith Barlow named Dalton Daily Citizen-News publisher 6/18/18

Keith Barlow, veteran publisher of The Milledgeville (Ga.) Union-Recorder, has been appointed publisher of the Dalton (Ga.) Daily Citizen-News.

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Telegraph executive editor announces her retirement 6/12/18

After 17 years as executive editor of The Telegraph in Macon, Ga., Sherrie Marshall announced her retirement.

Dimon Kendrick-Holmes, executive editor of the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, will serve as the interim Georgia editor responsible for both newsrooms.

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McClatchy promotes Ross McDuffie 6/12/18

The McClatchy Co. has promoted Columbus native Ross McDuffie to general manager/vice president of advertising for Georgia, overseeing operations at the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer and The Telegraph in Macon.

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Clark named GM of Athens Banner-Herald, OnlineAthens 6/12/18

Kevin A. Clark has been promoted to general manager of Online Athens and the Athens (Ga.) Banner-Herald. The announcement was made by GateHouse Media Georgia Group Publisher Michael Traynor.

Traynor also announced the promotion of Tina Laseter to director of sales and marketing. In this role, Laseter takes over daily supervision of the sales team and will work with them on creating more nuanced and advanced proposals to help clients.

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Oklahoma native named publisher of Tulsa World 6/12/18

Gloria Fletcher, a native Oklahoman who was president of Sound Publishing Inc. in Everett, Wash., has been named president and publisher of the Tulsa World.

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