LMA hires David Arkin as chief content officer 6/20/17

David Arkin is an industry leader in audience development and local media content strategies. For the past year he served as chief content officer for Community Impact Newspaper, where he oversaw content operations and strategy, for both print and digital, for the company's 22 hyper-local newspapers with a distribution of 1.7 million.

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Former publisher of The Greenville Advocate dies at age 94 6/20/17

William Eugene "Gene" Hardin, Jr., 94, of Greenville, Ala., died June 14. Hardin served as editor and publisher of The Greenville Advocate until the paper was sold to Boone Newspapers in December 1994.

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Sean Lupton named general manager for The Leaf-Chronicle 6/12/17

Sean Lupton has been named the new general manager and advertising director of The Leaf-Chronicle in Clarksville, Tenn.

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M. Roberts Media announces new roles for three executives 6/12/17

M. Roberts Media, the family owned company that owns and operates the leading community daily newspapers and associated digital properties in South and East Texas, has announced new and expanded roles for the publishers of the Victoria Advocate and Longview News-Journal and creation of a new position to oversee its growing publishing business.

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SNPA welcomes summer intern: Lara Strydom 6/12/17

Lara Strydom, who recently graduated from Alpharetta High School and will be majoring in journalism at the University of Georgia this fall, is working with the SNPA staff as an intern this summer.

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Elliott named publisher of Register News and Times-Leader 6/6/17

Veteran newspaper executive Mark C. Elliott has been appointed publisher of the Mt. Vernon Register News and the McLeansboro Times-Leader.

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Advance Publications Inc. names chief strategy and development officer 5/30/17

Advance Publications Inc. has announced that Janine McGrath Shelffo, co-head of Technology, Media and Telecom - Americas at UBS Investment Bank, will join the company later this year in the new position of chief strategy and development officer.

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Mike Jung named new president in Memphis and Jackson, Tenn. 5/30/17

Michael Jung, president of The News-Press Media Group in Fort Myers, Fla., has been named president of The Commercial Appeal (Memphis) and The Jackson Sun.

Jung, 59, a more than 30-year industry veteran, has been the interim president at The Commercial Appeal for two months. He succeeds George Cogswell, who retired in January after five years as CA president.

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Times Free Press president resigns; new president named 5/22/17

Reprinted from the Times Free Press, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Jeff DeLoach, a 56-year-old native of Jackson, Tenn., has been named president of the Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press.

He succeeds Bruce Hartmann, who has taken a job with the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

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Media entrepreneur Scott Schurz receives honorary degree from alma mater 5/22/17

Denison University conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, upon publisher and philanthropist Scott Schurz, a member of the Denison Class of 1957 and a member of the executive committee and board as well as honorary president for life of the Inter-American Press Association, during the college's 176th Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 13.

Schurz has been a leading voice in Indiana as a president and publisher of the Bloomington Herald-Times and vice president and director of Schurz Communications, a media firm operating radio, television, cable and newspapers in 10 states.

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