Meet AAM’s new president, Tom Drouillard 4/14/14

The Alliance for Audited Media recently welcomed Tom Drouillard as its new president, CEO and managing director. Learn more about his experience and expectations for the organization. MORE

Leifeste promoted to new role with WEHCO Media 4/14/14

Terri Leifeste has been named president of the Palmer Newspaper division of WEHCO Media Inc., headquartered in Little Rock, Ark. She will remain as the general manager of Central Missouri Newspapers in Jefferson City, Mo. MORE

New general manager named in Texarkana 4/14/14

Kirk Blair has been named general manager of the Texarkana Gazette in Texarkana, Texas. Blair previously was the newspaper's marketing director where he oversaw circulation, advertising, ad production and distribution. Blair is succeeding Maurice "Buddy" King, who will retire as publisher of the Gazette on May 12. MORE

Digital First Media names David J. Butler editor-in-chief 4/14/14

Digital First Media has named David J. Butler the company's editor-in-chief. He will oversee news and content operations at the company's 75 daily newspapers, as well as all weekly and digital newsgathering operations. MORE

Murphy named AP news editor for Tennessee, Kentucky 4/14/14

Brian Murphy, a longtime foreign correspondent who has covered and directed stories from bases in Europe and the Middle East, has been named The Associated Press news editor for Tennessee and Kentucky. MORE

Alexandra Villoch named publisher of Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald 4/7/14

The McClatchy Company has named Alexandra Villoch as president and publisher of the Miami Herald Media Company, which publishes the Miami Herald and the Spanish-language El Nuevo Herald newspapers and their affiliated print and digital products. MORE

Terry Connor named publisher of The Cullman Times 4/4/14

Terry Connor, a 33-year newspaper veteran of the South and Southwest, has been appointed publisher of The Cullman Times. Connor moves to the newspaper from The Norman Transcript, where he's served as publisher for the last four years. MORE

New publisher named for The Norman Transcript 4/4/14

Oklahoma native Mark Millsap has been named publisher of The Norman Transcript. Millsap moves to Norman from Chickasha, where he was publisher of The Express-Star. MORE

SCPA elects new officers 3/27/14

Morrey Thomas, publisher of the News and Press in Darlington, has been elected president of the S.C. Press Association. Thomas succeeds Jack Osteen, publisher of The Sumter Item. MORE

Borrell hires another ‘big data’ guru 3/27/14

Local ad-research firm Borrell Associates has taken a deep dive into the vast pool of local-market data with the hire of former media research executive Matt Baldwin. The announcement comes one week after the company announced it had hired Gannett's director of market intelligence, Corey Elliott. MORE
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