McClatchy names regional editor for Midwest Region 3/19/18

McClatchy has named Mike Fannin as regional editor for the Midwest Region. Fannin, currently executive editor and vice president of The Kansas City Star, will continue to lead the The Kansas City Star and oversee three additional newsrooms including The Wichita Eagle in Kansas, the Belleville News-Democrat in Illinois, and the Star-Telegram in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Cox Media Group names new VP of communications and public affairs 3/19/18

Cox Media Group has named Michelle Miguelez vice president of communications and public affairs. In her new role, Miguelez will create proactive communications strategies that align with business objectives and engage employees, further strengthening CMG's role as an Employer of Choice.

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Jeff Moriarty named senior vice president, digital for GateHouse Media 3/12/18

GateHouse Media recently announced that Jeff Moriarty has been named senior vice president, digital for the company. His appointment is effective April 20.

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New editor named in Maryville, Tenn. 3/6/18

The Daily Times in Maryville, Tenn., has named veteran editor and reporter and native Tennessean J. Todd Foster as editor.

Foster succeeds Frank "Buzz" Trexler, who retired Nov. 30 after nearly three decades of leading The Daily Times' newsroom.

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Kristin Roberts named regional editor of McClatchy's East Region 3/6/18

McClatchy has named Kristin Roberts regional editor of the company's East region. Roberts, currently executive editor of McClatchy's Washington Bureau, will oversee nine newsrooms.

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Dave Barber announces plans to retire from AMG/Parade; successor named 3/5/18

AMG/Parade President and CEO Chuck Allen has announced the retirement of its executive vice president and director of newspaper relations, Dave Barber, effective July 31. Kevin Craig, who was AMG/Parade's senior vice president of newspaper relations has been named director, effective immediately. Barber will work in partnership with Craig for a transitional period until his official retirement.

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Conan Gallaty named Tampa Bay Times chief digital officer 3/5/18

Conan Gallaty, one of the country's leaders in digital publishing and innovation, has been named chief digital officer of the Tampa Bay Times.

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Tim Burke is SNPA's new treasurer 2/27/18

Tim Burke, publisher of The Palm Beach Post, West Palm Beach, Fla., has been named treasurer of SNPA.

Burke succeeds Patrick Dorsey, regional vice president for the Coastal Group of GateHouse Media and publisher of the Herald-Tribune Media Group in Sarasota, Fla., who recently was named as SNPA's new president.

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Wimberley promoted to APA executive director 2/27/18

Ashley Wimberley of Little Rock has been promoted to executive director of the Arkansas Press Association. Byron Tate, president of the association's board of directors, made the announcement last Wednesday.

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Bernhardt joins Southern Lithoplate as regional sales manager 2/19/18

Southern Lithoplate, Inc., a leading manufacturer of digital printing plates and associated CTP solutions, has announced Jeffrey Bernhardt, has joined the SLP team as regional sales manager.

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