The first woman to become publisher of The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.) is leaving it to lead a media company in Connecticut.
Pat Richardson will also be the first woman to lead the Day Publishing Co. as publisher, president and CEO. The company's profits fund the Bodenwein Public Benevolent Foundation, which supports charities in the surrounding community.More
A fourth generation of the Imes family has taken the reins of The Commercial Dispatch in Columbus, Miss.
Birney Imes III, who has run the newspaper since 1996, has named his son Peter Imes to succeed him as publisher. Peter Imes previously held the position of general manager.MORE
Grant Moise, who was named general manager of The Dallas Morning News a year ago, has been elevated to president and publisher of the news organization.
Moise, 42, succeeds Jim Moroney, who will continue to serve as board chairman, president and chief executive of The News' parent company, Dallas-based A. H. Belo Corporation.MORE
The Louisiana Press Association has hired veteran newspaperman Will Chapman as its new executive director. It has also promoted Communications Director Mike Rood to general manager.MORE
Tom Claybaugh, president of the Carolinas media operations and publisher of The Greenville News since April 2016, is leaving Greenville to take a new position within Gannett Co. Inc. based in Nashville.MORE
HD Media and Charleston Newspapers have closed on the sale of the Charleston Gazette-Mail, and a new publisher and executive editor have been named. For the first time in more than a century, the West Virginia newspaper is being published without a member of the Chilton family at the helm.MORE
Robert Granfeldt has been named the new group publisher of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal and the Amarillo Globe-News.MORE
Pili Linares is the new general manager of the Texarkana Gazette, parent company WEHCO Media has announced.MORE
Peter Farr will join McClatchy Company as corporate controller and chief accounting officer on April 16.MORE
Ed Dawson, editor and publisher of The Herald-Dispatch in Huntington, W.Va., has retired.MORE
Ronnie Bell, general manager of the El Dorado (Ark.) News-Times, has resigned.More
Justin Dearborn, chief executive officer of tronc, Inc., has been named chairman of the board of tronc. Michael Ferro is retiring from the Board of Directors as the company prepares to close on the $500 million sale of the Los Angeles Times to local ownership.More
McClatchy has named Mike Fannin as regional editor for the Midwest Region. Fannin, currently executive editor and vice president of The Kansas City Star, will continue to lead the The Kansas City Star and oversee three additional newsrooms including The Wichita Eagle in Kansas, the Belleville News-Democrat in Illinois, and the Star-Telegram in Fort Worth, Texas.More