Two advertising managers promoted at The Greenville News 5/31/16

Tom Claybaugh, president of The Greenville (S.C.) News, has announced the promotion of two veteran advertising executives.

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Herald-Journal Publisher Larry Riley leaving 5/31/16

Herald-Journal Publisher Larry Riley has announced that he is leaving the Spartanburg, S.C., newspaper.

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VPA welcomes new executive director 5/24/16

The Virginia Press Association Board of Directors has hired Betsy Edwards of Goochland as VPA's new executive director. Edwards was most recently director of communications for ChildFund International.

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Tony Hunter elected chairman of NAA 5/24/16

The Newspaper Association of America has elected Tony Hunter, president of national revenue and strategic initiatives at Tribune Publishing Company, as chairman of the Board of Directors of NAA. Hunter, who previously served as Board secretary, succeeds Donna Barrett in this position. Barrett, the president and CEO of Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., will continue to serve on the NAA Board of Directors as immediate past chairman.

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SNPA names Paulette Sheffield as membership director 5/23/16

Paulette Sheffield, who has worked in various positions at SNPA for 27 years, has been promoted to membership director.

In addition to her new membership management duties, she will continue to manage financial records for SNPA and the SNPA Foundation and oversee office operations.

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Lori Maxim is named director of revenue for Morris Multimedia 5/17/16

Morris Multimedia Inc., headquartered in Savannah, Ga., has announced the hiring of Lori Maxim for the newly created corporate position of director of revenue.

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Darrell Lewis named publisher, advertising director of Effingham Daily News 5/17/16

Darrell K. Lewis, an accomplished newspaper marketing executive, has been appointed publisher and advertising director of the Effingham (Ill.) Daily News. Lewis also will oversee the Shelbyville Daily Union, a sister publication.

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Matt Sheehan to lead experimentation in storytelling, science and social change 5/17/16

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications has named Matt Sheehan to the new role of director of stories and emerging platforms. Sheehan will transition from his current role as director of the Innovation News Center, the College's award-winning, multimedia news operation.

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Olsson named publisher of The Lima News 5/17/16

Doug Olsson, a longtime news executive, has been named publisher/general manager of The Lima (Ohio) News. He succeeds Pamela Stricker, who has been named publisher of niche publications for Civitas.

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WEHCO Media announces changes 5/16/16

By Chris Bahn, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

WEHCO Media, Inc. President Nat Lea has been named chief executive officer of the company, assuming the role previously held by board Chairman Walter E. Hussman Jr.

Hussman has been the head of WEHCO Media, parent company of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette,since 1981. He will remain as publisher for the newspaper and continue to serve as chairman of the 10-member board.

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