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tronc, parent company of the Daily Press Media Group, has announced changes to its advertising division.
Kelly Till, vice president of advertising for The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, also will take on those responsibilities at the Daily Press in Newport News.MORE
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.MORE
The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.) has been sold to tronc, formerly known as Tribune Publishing. It also owns the Daily Press of Newport News.
The cash purchase price was $34 million.MORE
The first woman to become publisher of The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.) is leaving it to lead a media company in Connecticut.
Pat Richardson will also be the first woman to lead the Day Publishing Co. as publisher, president and CEO. The company's profits fund the Bodenwein Public Benevolent Foundation, which supports charities in the surrounding community.MORE
In Erica Smith's three years as online editor and director of digital strategy for The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, change has been intended to make things easier in the newsroom and on the website, www.pilotonline.com. From creating a single app to keep track of a story to cutting the number of steps a reader must take to get a digital subscription, Smith wants the digital product to be accessible to readers and comfortable for the newsroom staff.MORE
Reprinted from The Virginian-Pilot
The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Va., has announced that it will outsource much of its newsroom print page design to an outside vendor.
The Pilot previously said it was considering taking this action as a way to save money in an era where newspapers are seeking to grow online while fighting a decline in print revenue.MORE
The SNPA Foundation has selected nine newspaper executives to participate in the 2017-2018 NEX GEN program. Each of the nine participants will be paired with one of the brightest talents in the newspaper industry.
The year-long NEX GEN program offers newspaper professionals with executive potential the opportunity to develop their industry knowledge, analytical skills and aptitude for innovation.
Meet the Class of 2017-18!MORE
The Virginian-Pilot's next editorial page editor will be Benjy Hamm, a longtime editorial director with Landmark Community Newspapers.MORE
Aileen Devlin of the Daily Press in Newport News, Va., was awarded GRAND PRIZE honors this morning (as well as first-place in the spot news category) in SNPA's annual Photo / Video Contest.
Awards were announced at the SNPA News Industry Summit in Nashville. Read this story to see the winning photos and videos.More
The Southern Newspaper Publishers Association recognized excellence in newspaper printing at the News Industry Summit in Nashville, Tenn. First-place awards in the SNPA Print Quality Contest were presented to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Little Rock), Richmond Times-Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), The Free Lance-Star (Fredericksburg, Va.) and the Bristol Herald Courier (Bristol, Va.).More