Schumacher named publisher in Athens, Tenn. 4/24/17

By Greg Moses, The Daily Post-Athenian

Jeff Schumacher has been named publisher of The Daily Post-Athenian and The Advocate & Democrat in Monroe County (Athens, Tenn.). He succeeds Rhonda Whaley, who had served as publisher since 2014.

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Former SNPA President Ruth Holmberg dies 4/20/17

Former SNPA President Ruth Holmberg died April 19 at her home. She was 96.

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Benjy Hamm named editorial page editor of The Virginian-Pilot 4/18/17

The Virginian-Pilot's next editorial page editor will be Benjy Hamm, a longtime editorial director with Landmark Community Newspapers.

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Fox leaves The Greenville News 4/18/17

After 32 years as a reporter, editor and finally news director at The Greenville News, William Fox has left the building.

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Sandusky Register names new publisher 4/10/17

Ron Waite has been named publisher of the Sandusky Register. His most recent assignment before joining the Register was as regional general manager overseeing the daily newspapers in Kent and in Alliance, Ohio, and as senior vice president of advertising overseeing all of the Dix newspaper properties.

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New publisher named for GateHouse newspapers 4/10/17

Bill Albrecht, a veteran publisher and advertising executive, has been named group publisher for a number of GateHouse Media publications in Northeastern Ohio.

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AP names U.S. news chief Carovillano its new managing editor 4/10/17

The Associated Press named its head of U.S. news to the new position of managing editor, appointing Brian Carovillano to take the No. 2 position in the newsroom of the global news cooperative.

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Observer editor Rick Thames retiring; Sherry Chisenhall will succeed him 4/4/17

Rick Thames is retiring as editor of The Charlotte Observer and will be succeeded by managing editor Sherry Chisenhall, publisher Ann Caulkins has announced.

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Girouard named regional digital advertising manager 4/4/17

Scott Girouard has been named regional digital advertising manager for Gatehouse Media's Western Piedmont Media Group, which includes the Herald-Journal, the Shelby (N.C.) Star, the Gaston (N.C.) Gazette and the Times-News in Hendersonville, N.C.

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Herald-Journal names Gabe Whisnant AME digital 4/4/17

Gabe Whisnant, managing editor of the Shelby (N.C.) Star, has been promoted to assistant managing editor digital at the Spartanburg (S.C.) Herald-Journal.

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