Orlando Sentinel announces new leadership
The Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel announced new leadership this month.
Nancy Meyer, publisher and general manager of the South Florida Sun Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, will take over as publisher at the Orlando Sentinel. She previously served as publisher of the Orlando Sentinel in 2015 and 2016. Meyer remains general manager of both Florida papers.MORE
Respecting the past, building the future
Tom Silvestri is this year's recipient of the SNPA Frank W. Mayborn Leadership award.MORE
Publisher Rex Maynor leaves OA News to pursue opportunity in Missouri
Opelika-Auburn News Publisher Rex Maynor has left the Alabama community to accept a position in Branson, Mo., where he will oversee operations for a group of community newspapers.MORE
Lee Enterprises sells Maysville newspaper
Lee Enterprises, Incorporated has sold its newspaper and digital media operations in Maysville, Ky., to Champion Media LLC, including The Ledger Independent and maysville-online.com, according to Randy Cope of Cribb, Greene & Cope who represented Lee Enterprises in the sale.MORE
Charles H. Morris Sr. honored with Mayborn Leadership Award
Charles H. Morris Sr., president and CEO of Morris Multimedia Inc., Savannah, Ga., was the recipient of the 2017 Frank W. Mayborn Leadership Award, presented Monday morning at the SNPA-Inland Annual Meeting.
The award is named for Texas newspaperman Frank Mayborn, whose foresight and guidance helped shape SNPA in the early 1950s and who served as president of SNPA from 1061 to 1962.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.
Kurt Caywood promoted to VP of audience for Morris Publishing Group
Kurt Caywood, vice president of audience for The Florida Times-Union, has been named vice president of audience for Morris Publishing Group. The announcement was made by Derek May, president of Morris Publishing Group.MORE
Rebuild the share of wallet you've lost
In accepting the Frank W. Mayborn Leadership Award at the News Industry Summit, Jim Moroney told SNPA members: "To do the job the constitution enshrined as our responsibility, we need the scale in our news resources that matches the scale in government or I fear we won't live up to the job the founding fathers expected us to perform.
"The only way to reverse this decline in our news resources is to reverse the decline in our businesses."
In this article, read the text of his remarks, where he outlines what newspapers need to do to change things -- starting now.MORE
Frank W. Mayborn Leadership Award
Read the eBulletin on Tuesday for the text of his remarks.MORE
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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