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.MORE
Following a nationwide search, three veteran newspaper leaders have been named to key leadership posts in Charleston, S.C.MORE
Bill Minor, whose courageous reporting helped open Americans' eyes to everyday racial discrimination in the South in the 1960s and won him recognition as the "conscience of Mississippi," died March 28 in Ridgeland, Miss., outside Jackson. He was 94.MORE
KBA North America announces the appointment of Jeffrey R. Dietz as the new vice president of its Web and Specialty Press division.MORE
Brian Naplachowski has been named the new general manager of the Juneau Empire.MORE
The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications has announced that Frank LoMonte is the new director of the Joseph L. Brechner Center for Freedom of Information.MORE
Digital First Media has hired Dan Petty as its director of audience development, a newly created position. In this role, Petty will identify, oversee and evangelize audience initiatives companywide, including digital audience strategy, distribution, social media, technology and measurement.MORE
The Tuscaloosa News has promoted Beau Laird to be its next director of advertising.MORE
McClatchy has announced that Christian A. Hendricks, vice president for strategic initiatives, plans to retire from the company on Nov. 30, 2017, after 25 years of service.MORE
Interim publisher and longtime business manager Relan Walker has assumed the role of publisher of The Paris (Texas) News, Dolph Tillotson, president of Southern Newspapers Inc., has announced.
Two additional appointments at the paper also have been announced.More
Lisa Chappell, a veteran Texas newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher of the Weatherford Democrat and the Mineral Wells Index. She succeeds Jeff Smith, who recently retired.
Chappell is currently the publisher of the Gainesville Daily Register and the Greenville Herald-Banner, and their affiliated weekly publications in Royse City, Commerce and Rockwall County. She will continue in that role as well.More