LEAP Media Solutions has announced the addition of several industry leaders to its executive team, as well as one promotion.MORE
Charles Bierbauer, the University of South Carolina's longest-serving current dean, will step down as dean of the College of Information and Communications at the end of the academic year.MORE
Jeff Hartley, publisher of the Log Cabin Democrat in Conway, Ark., has stepped down to pursue other opportunities. The announcement was made by Derek May, president of Morris Publishing Group.MORE
Julie Crothers Beer, an education reporter at the Goshen (Ind.) News for the last two years, has been promoted to editor of the newspaper.MORE
An accomplished journalist who has written for the Chicago Tribune, overseen major projects at two newspapers and served as director of journalism at Canisius College has been named executive editor of two New York papers: the Niagara Gazette and Lockport Union-Sun & Journal.MORE
Throughout Keven Zepezauer's 22-year career, he has witnessed many shifts within the newspaper industry, so it is fitting the seasoned executive joined The Wilson Times staff on Monday.
In his post as general manager, he'll oversee daily operations, including recent survey-based alterations to the newspaper's content.
"The time has come for me to get some fresh, new ideas and Keven was the right person to bring in at the right time," said Times President and Publisher Morgan Dickerman.MORE
The McClatchy Company has announced the appointment of Maria Thomas to its board of directors. Thomas replaces Kathleen Foley Feldstein, a long-standing member of the board, who retired at McClatchy's annual meeting on May 18.MORE
Idea Village founder and CEO Tim Williamson, a nationally respected business leader whose determination to expand economic and leadership opportunities for New Orleanians sparked an entrepreneurial renaissance in his hometown, has been named president of NOLA Media Group.
Williamson replaces Ricky Mathews, who previously announced his intention to transition out of his role as NOLA Media Group president and help lead new initiatives with Advance Local, a group of affiliated websites and newspapers of which NOLA.com and The Times-Picayune are members.MORE
Cox Enterprises has announced that Alexander C. Taylor, great-grandson of company Founder James M. Cox, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer. He will continue reporting to Chief Executive Officer John M. Dyer.MORE
McClatchy has announced that veteran digital journalist Tim Grieve will succeed Anders Gyllenhaal as vice president of news this fall.
Gyllenhaal, 64, has been McClatchy's vice president, news, and Washington editor since 2010. He will leave the vice president position in October in accordance with retirement policies for corporate officers. After a brief hiatus, he will return in a new role as senior editor and director of leadership and development. Grieve will move into the vice president role on October 4, 2016.MORE
Charles G. Lee, an accomplished newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher and advertising director of The Lebanon (Ind.) Reporter and the Zionsville Times-Sentinel.
Lee said he's looking forward to working closely with the residents and businesses of the Lebanon and Zionsville communities.
"This is a great time to be in the community newspaper business," he said. "Our role as a reliable source of local news and information in print and online has never been more important."More
Harry Porter, a 20-year veteran of the newspaper industry, has been named the new general manager of The Sentinel-Record, a morning daily newspaper in Hot Springs, Ark.More
Matt Leclercq has been named as the new executive editor of The Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer.More