Joseph Leong has been named senior group publisher for Lake Media. He will oversee operations in the lake area for all of GateHouse Media's holdings.MORE
Wayne Smith has taken the reins as editor of the Palatka Daily News and leader of the paper's award-winning news team.MORE
Tim Reeves has rejoined the staff of The Vicksburg (Miss.) Post.
Reeves, a veteran journalist, served as president, editor and publisher of The Post from September 2014 to August 2017, when he left to open his own newspaper and media consulting business.MORE
PJ Browning, president and publisher of The Post and Courier in Charleston, was elected president of the South Carolina Press Association at the group's Annual Meeting Saturday at The Marriott in Columbia.MORE
The South Carolina Senate has honored retiring Associated Press journalist Jack Jones for his more than 40 years in news media.
State Sen. Dick Harpootlian took to the Senate floor, one day before Jones retired after 25 years with the AP.MORE
Brent A. Powers has been named president of the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He succeeds Todd Nelson, who announced his retirement recently.MORE
Walter E. Hussman Jr., chairman of WEHCO Media and publisher of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, is at war again. This time, it's with the internet. But rather than face his competitor head-on in what would most certainly be a losing battle, he's leaning in and gambling on a new strategy.
"People don't realize how bad things are," he says. "The newspaper industry in America is verging on total collapse ... You're going to start seeing more daily newspapers close. We've lost Arkadelphia. We lost Hope. I think we're going to lose more.
"It's a real challenge for the Democrat-Gazette, too. We've got to figure out a new business model because the one we're on just is not working."MORE
Timothy D. Burke, who led The Palm Beach Post and Palm Beach Daily News into the digital news age and strengthened the newspapers' ties in the community, is leaving his role as publisher.
Burke, 58, who currently serves as president-elect of SNPA, will join LRP Media Group in Palm Beach Gardens as senior vice president and publisher of human resources products in early June.MORE
Tom Hill, longtime publisher of The Oak Ridger and a leader in Tennessee media and Oak Ridge for more than a half century, died March 23 at his home surrounded by his family. He was 90.
He was the son of the late Alfred and Julia Gontrum Hill and husband to Joan O'Steen. His self-proclaimed "love affair" with Oak Ridge began in 1949, when the Atomic Energy Commission asked his parents to start a newspaper at the federal project in an effort to normalize the secret city.MORE
Bruno Muller, CEO of Muller Martini, has announced the appointment of Thomas Krischke to president and CEO of Muller Martini North America.MORE
The Rocky Mount (N.C.) Telegram lost a valued friend and influence last week when former publisher Mark Wilson lost his 10-year battle with brain cancer.More
Fort Smith (Ark.) Times Record Publisher Crystal Costa has accepted a new role as events director with GateHouse Live and has stepped down as publisher.More
Mathew Pearson has been named general manager of the Bartlesville (Okla.) Examiner-Enterprise.More