Cox Enterprises has announced that Sonya Wendell Manfredi has joined the company as vice president of government affairs. In this role, she will serve as a representative to Capitol Hill for Cox and its companies, including Cox Communications, Cox Automotive and Cox Media Group.MORE
Michael McCleery, general manager and advertising director of the Commonwealth Journal in Somerset, Ky., has been appointed publisher of the newspaper, effective immediately.
In his new role, McCleery will continue to serve as advertising director for the newspaper, but will take on added responsibility for the overall operation.MORE
Robin L. Quillon has been named president of Adams Publishing Group of Eastern North Carolina, effective April 1. As of the same date, Quillon will also become publisher of The Daily Reflector in Greenville, N.C.MORE
Brainworks Software has announced that Mary Parker will lead the sales effort of the Stratica strategically focused CRM and advertising system announced today at the Mega-Conference in Las Vegas. Effective immediately, Parker will assume the role of director of strategic sales. In that role, she will direct the company's efforts to market and sell the new system to the media industry.MORE
Katherine Miller, general manager and advertising director of The News-Courier in Athens, Ala., has been appointed publisher of the newspaper.MORE
The Dallas Morning News has a new head of advertising with more than 20 years of newspaper and digital media experience.
Eric J. Myers has been named president of Belo Media Group, which handles advertising and marketing services for the media properties owned by A. H. Belo Corporation, including The Dallas Morning News and digital marketing firm Belo + Company.MORE
James Bright is the new general manager of the Texarkana Gazette, parent company WEHCO Media has announced.MORE
Robin Footdale has joined LEAP Media Solutions in the role of senior customer success manager. She will report to Kirsten DiChiappari, U.S. director of customer success.MORE
On Feb. 28, ppi Media's current managing director and CTO, Jan Kasten, will leave the company to take a break from his career. The two shareholders, Dr. Hauke Berndt and Manuel Scheyda, will remain as managing directors.MORE
Robert Forcey has been appointed publisher of The Tribune-Democrat in Johnstown and its sister Maryland paper, The Cumberland Times-News.More
Star-Herald Publisher Roger Tollefson, 56, died unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, March 6.More
Brett Blackledge, a Pulitzer Prize winner and Louisiana native, will be the next editor of The Daily Advertiser.
Blackledge, current investigations editor for six Gannett-owned Florida newspapers, will take over the longest-serving daily newspaper in Lafayette, La., on April 1.More