Dave Eldridge, a 35-year newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher of the Corbin Times-Tribune and The London Sentinel-Echo in south-central Kentucky.
Eldridge currently serves as publisher of the Richmond Register in Richmond, Ky. He will continue in that role with his expanded regional responsibilities at the Corbin and London properties.MORE
The Herald-Journal in Spartanburg, S.C., is mourning the loss of one of its own after former publisher Roger Quinn died recently. Quinn served as publisher from 2009 to July 2012 when he was promoted to serve as regional publisher of the company's Central Region, covering 12 newspapers in Florida, Louisiana and California.MORE
In announcing plans to retire, Ricky Mathews said: "Joining Advance was the single best career decision I ever made. Moving from a public company to the largest privately-owned media company in the U.S. afforded me opportunities to take risks in ways I would have never had at a public company."
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Michael Sacks has been named senior vice president of operations for Hearst Newspapers. The announcement was made by Hearst Newspapers President Mark Aldam and Houston Chronicle President and Publisher John McKeon. Sacks begins his new position immediately and will report to Aldam.MORE
The Dispatch in Lexington, N.C., has hired a new editor to succeed longtime Executive Editor Chad Killebrew.MORE
Darrell K. Lewis, a veteran newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher of the Mt. Vernon (Ill.) Register-News and the McLeansboro Times-Leader.MORE
Alan English, a newspaper industry veteran, was named publisher of New England Newspapers Inc. on Monday.
The company publishes The Berkshire Eagle and the Bennington Banner, Brattleboro Reformer and Manchester Journal in Vermont.
English most recently served as president and publisher of The Shreveport Times in Louisiana, following a stint as its general manager and executive editor.MORE
Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. has appointed regional editors to work with the media group's newsrooms in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Georgia and Florida as part of a print and digital content improvement program.MORE
Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. has honored four employees with the 2016 President's Circle Award for demonstrating excellence in their roles and innovation in responding to new challenges.MORE
Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief Sally Buzbee has been named executive editor of The Associated Press, effective Jan. 1, 2017.MORE
Jamie Kinnaird, advertising director for The Roanoke Times, has been promoted to vice president of advertising for the newspaper.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