Skewes succeeds Gray as publisher of Baytown Sun
Janie Gray has retired as publisher of the Baytown (Texas) Sun after nearly four decades of newspaper work.
Sun advertising director Carol Skewes succeeded Gray as publisher.MORE
New company acquires Oklahoma dailies
A newly formed media group with Oklahoma ties has purchased three newspapers in the southern part of the state from Civitas Media.MORE
Les Simpson elected president of SNPA for 2017-18
Les Simpson nominated as president of SNPA for 2017-18
SNPA members will elect officers for 2017-18 on Monday afternoon, Sept. 11, in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Read this article to see who has been nominated to the SNPA Board of Directors.
Don't hesitate to ask
Over the next couple of months the eBulletin will look at the most recent NEX GEN class and find out what they got out of the program and what advice they have for future participants.
This week: meet Eliza Gaines and her mentor, Steve Gray.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
Scenario Planning: The kind of thinking that can change your future
Newspaper companies aren’t the only ones that need to figure out how to replace declining revenues. Even giants like Procter & Gamble always have products in decline and products that need to be replaced.
So how does P&G plan to replace lost revenue – and how can newspaper companies do the same? And when they do, where can they get the money needed to bring on new sources of revenue?
Steve Gray will explain the P&G model and offer a pragmatic strategy by which your company could fund its own needed new revenue initiatives. Don't miss this session at the News Industry Summit, set for Sept. 14-16 in Sarasota.
Gray is vice president of strategy and innovation with Morris Communications in Augusta, Ga., where he has worked since 2009.MORE
Austin American-Statesman launches area’s go-to tech site: 512tech.com
As Austin's technology industry and community have grown, so has the Austin American-Statesman's coverage of them, leading to the development and launch of the tech-focused site, 512tech.com.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
New association launches today;
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