Kevin Drake: "I am delighted to be back home in the Carolinas, a place I love and have missed."MORE
Cox Media Group has announced three promotions, effective Jan. 1, 2017.MORE
Rhonda Overbey, a 26-year veteran of the newspaper industry, was introduced Monday as the new publisher of the Aiken Standard.
Overbey, a native of Conway, Ark., comes to Aiken by way of Sedalia, Mo.MORE
Michael Smith, executive editor of the Spartanburg (S.C.) Herald-Journal, has been promoted to regional editor of the Western Carolina Media Group by GateHouse Media.MORE
Juliette Pryor, 51, has been named senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for Cox Enterprises. Pryor reports to Cox Enterprises Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Dallas Clement and succeeds Shauna Muhl who will retire from Cox at year end.MORE
Steve Jameson, an accomplished newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher of the Mankato (Minn.) Free Press, effective Oct. 26, the newspaper announced Friday.
Jameson, 50, is currently the regional advertising director for BH Media newspaper group in southwest Virginia. Papers include the daily Bristol Herald Courier and seven weeklies.MORE
Kurt Caywood, vice president of audience for The Florida Times-Union, has been named vice president of audience for Morris Publishing Group. The announcement was made by Derek May, president of Morris Publishing Group.MORE
McClatchy has named Andrew Pergam vice president, video and new ventures. In this newly created role, Pergam will continue to lead The Video Lab, McClatchy's award-winning video operation, while spearheading the company's corporate development efforts and the management of its venture investment portfolio. Pergam will report to McClatchy's President and CEO, Pat Talamantes.MORE
Cox Media Group has named Tim Burke as multi-market vice president of content and Eric Myers as multi-market vice president of sales, effective immediately.MORE
Morris Communications has announced that Robert Gilbert, vice president of audience for Morris Publishing Group, has been promoted to chief information officer (CIO). As CIO, Gilbert will report to CEO William S. Morris IV and be responsible for information management and company-wide strategic planning and deployment of information technology.MORE
Carl Esposito, publisher of The Daily Times in Maryville, Tenn., and regional president of Adams Publishing Group for Tennessee, North Carolina and Southern Virginia, has been named to the SNPA Board of Directors.
Esposito, who will serve in an at-large position on the board, said: "I appreciate the opportunity to join such an accomplished group and look forward to contributing to the ongoing success of SNPA."More
In the ever-changing media landscape, most newspapers, television and radio stations are shrinking. The News Reporter is taking a different track: we are expanding and naming Justin Smith as editor.More
Two new leaders have arrived to usher The Daily Herald of Roanoke Rapids, N.C., forward.
Paxton Media Group has named Nancy Wykle, editor and publisher of The Daily Dispatch in Henderson, N.C., to the position of publisher of The Daily Herald. In addition, The Daily Dispatch Advertising Director Desiree Brooks was named to the same job at The Daily Herald. Both will retain their current positions in Henderson in addition to working at The Herald.More