Kiichiro Sato, Foster Klug named to leadership posts in Asia
The Associated Press is bolstering its coverage of Asia by naming an experienced photo editor and a seasoned foreign correspondent to key leadership posts in Tokyo.MORE
Clay Foster steps down from Tupelo paper, SNPA Board
Clay Foster stepped down today from the SNPA Board of Directors – as the director from Mississippi. His decision follows his resignation last week as chairman, president, publisher and CEO of Journal Inc. in Tupelo, after 26 years of service. He is continuing to work with the Journal to effect a smooth transition operationally and in its leadership succession efforts.MORE
Greenville News publisher Tom Claybaugh leaving for new role
Tom Claybaugh, president of the Carolinas media operations and publisher of The Greenville News since April 2016, is leaving Greenville to take a new position within Gannett Co. Inc. based in Nashville.MORE
New editor named in Maryville, Tenn.
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.MORE
Asheville Citizen-Times hires new ad director
The Asheville (N.C.) Citizen-Times has a new sales director who will lead the advertising department. Vivian Murciano joins the team, coming from iHeart Media in South Florida.MORE
SNPA members elect new officers/directors for 2016-17
SNPA members elected officers for 2016-17 at the News Industry Summit in Sarasota, Fla.
Read this article to see who has been elected as additional SNPA officers and as members of the Board of Directors.
Chris Reen nominated as president of SNPA for 2016-17
SNPA members will elect officers for 2016-17 on Thursday morning, Sept. 15, in Sarasota, Fla.
Read this article to see who has been nominated as additional SNPA officers and as members of the Board of Directors.
If you have not registered for the conference yet, please register right away. Costs increase $100 per person on Thursday. MORE
David Dunn-Rankin nominated as president of SNPA for 2015-16
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America's Newspapers – the association formed from the merger of the Inland Press Association and Southern Newspaper Publishers Association – was ceremonially launched October 6 at its inaugural annual meeting in Chicago.
Dean Ridings will be its chief executive officer, effective Nov. 11.
America's Newspapers unites two of the oldest press associations to form one of the industry's largest advocates for newspapers and the many benefits to their communities, civil life, freedom of expression and democracy.
"Newspaper journalism provides a voice for the voiceless, challenges elected officials, shines a light on government, calls for change when change is needed, and exposes corruption and injustice," said Chris Reen, the president and publisher of The Gazette in Colorado Springs who will serve as the first president of America's Newspapers.More
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SNPA-Inland merger is complete
A new association formed by the consolidation of SNPA and the Inland Press Association was officially launched today. The name of the new association will be announced on Oct. 6 at the association's first annual meeting in Chicago.
Edward VanHorn, SNPA's executive director, said that the merger unites two of the country's oldest press associations into a progressive new organization that will use its bigger and more powerful voice to be an unapologetic advocate for newspapers.More