James Charles High, 85, long-time publisher of The News Reporter in Whiteville, N.C., died Wednesday, Jan. 2, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte after a brief illness. His son, Les High, is the current publisher of The News Reporter and a member of the SNPA Foundation Board of Trustees.MORE
Adams Publishing Group Executive Vice President and Eastern Divisional President Gregg Jones has announced that James F. Normandin has become regional president of APG Media of Chesapeake. David Fike will continue to serve as publisher of The Star Democrat (Easton, Md.) and will take on the additional responsibility of becoming the APG Chesapeake Region's chief revenue officer. In addition, Fike will become chief development officer for the Eastern Division of APG for its Sales CRM Initiative.MORE
Robin Quillon, a veteran newspaper executive, is returning to Florida as publisher of The Gainesville Sun and The Ocala Star-Banner.MORE
Ed Choate, executive editor of the Muskogee Phoenix, has been appointed publisher and editor of the McAlester News-Capital.MORE
Jane Katona, former Daytona Beach News-Journal advertising director and current GateHouse vice president of sales for East Florida, has added the title of News-Journal general manager.MORE
The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News has promoted Bobby Rice to general manager. Rice, 50, joined The News in July as advertising director and will continue in that role. As general manager, however, he will be involved in all of the newspaper's operations.MORE
Kelly Dyer Fry has been named publisher of The Oklahoman, effective today. Fry will also continue in her role as editor and vice president of news for The Oklahoman, which was purchased by GateHouse Media in October of this year.MORE
Lifelong Scottsboro resident and former city councilman Brent Miller has been named publisher for The Jackson County Sentinel in Scottsboro, Ala.MORE
Doug Caldwell – the president and publisher of Northern Michigan Review, a company operating the Petoskey News-Review and several other publications in the region – is retiring at the end of 2018.MORE
Ames (Iowa) Tribune Publisher Scott Anderson announced this week that he will be stepping down from his position to pursue other opportunities.
Anderson said his last day at the Tribune will be June 7.More
After a career in the newspaper business of more than 48 years – 33 of which have been spent in Greeneville, Tenn., with The Greeneville Sun and its sister companies – John E. Cash, has announced his retirement, effective July 31.
Having held several positions in a company that is now owned by the Adams family of Adams Publishing Group (APG), Cash for the last two years has been acting as general manager of The Greeneville Sun and chief revenue officer for Adams Publishing Group's Tennessee/North Carolina/Virginia region.
Family-owned Adams Publishing Group, based in Minneapolis, Minn., also announced the hiring of GateHouse Media executive Paul W. Mauney to succeed Cash.More