Alabama Media Group has tapped four senior journalists with decades of experience in Alabama journalism to lead a new team of editors responsible for content decisions in The Birmingham News, The Huntsville Times and the Press-Register of Mobile.More
Chris Cato, a veteran financial executive, has been promoted to senior vice president and senior controller of Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., effective immediately.MORE
The McClatchy Company has announced that Larry Edgar, corporate controller since October 2013, has resigned effective Sept. 11 to become controller for another company. A search for his replacement has begun.MORE
Corey Elliott has been promoted to vice president of research at Borrell Associates Inc.
Elliott, who came to Borrell from Gannett's research department in 2014, will continue to be in charge of all of Borrell's research operations, including divisions that handle direct consumer and advertiser research.MORE
Jan Griffey has been named editor of The Vicksburg (Miss.) Post and affiliated publications.MORE
William Hand, who has been the advertising director of the Post-Searchlight in Bainbridge, Ga., for the past four years, has been named publisher of the Americus (Ga,) Times-Recorder. The Americus paper recently was acquired by Boone Newspapers.MORE
The board of directors of Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., has appointed Jennifer R. Pustaver chief financial officer of the media company, effective Sept. 1.MORE
Jake Mienk, an experienced newspaper executive, has been named publisher of the Corsicana (Texas) Daily Sun.
Mienk is currently publisher of the Palestine (Texas) Herald-Press. He will continue in that role, as well as serving as publisher of the Daily Sun.MORE
David Jordan Whichard II, 88, passed away peacefully on Aug. 9 at his home in Grimesland after a courageous battle against cancer.
Whichard was the former president and co-publisher of The Daily Reflector in Greenville, N.C., and led 11 non-daily newspapers serving smaller communities throughout eastern North Carolina.
He served as president of SNPA in 1983-84.MORE
Veteran newspaper executive Joseph Craig has been named regional publisher of the Morning News in Florence, S.C., and the Carolina Publishing Group.MORE
Presteligence has appointed Gary Schwartzkopf as strategic accounts manager. He will focus on establishing, maintaining and expanding upon Presteligence's relationships with media companies.MORE
Tom Stephenson has recently retired as publisher of the Houston Chronicle and now is working part-time as an adviser to the Hearst Newspaper Group.More
Longtime Rocky Mount Telegram Publisher Rip Woodin, who steered the newspaper through hurricanes, a historic flood and into the digital age, has been succeeded by Mark Wilson.More