Sue Sheehan has become the regional director of audience development for the Cumberland (Md.) Times-News and The Tribune-Democrat in Johnstown, Penn.MORE
Judi Terzotis named publisher of The Advocate of Baton Rouge; Dan Shea to be chairman of Georges Media
Judi Terzotis, a veteran media executive who has worked in Louisiana's four largest markets and is publisher of The Acadiana Advocate, has also been named publisher of The Advocate of Baton Rouge and The Times-Picayune.MORE
Judi Burns wore many hats at the Index-Journal beyond serving as president and publisher for more than two decades.
The role that perhaps best suited the newspaper's matriarch, who died on Thursday at age 72, was that of mother.
She wasn't just a mom to her three daughters and fellow The Index-Journal Co. shareholders – Alison Burns-Parham, St. Claire Donaghy and Mundy Price – but also to the dozens of newspaper employees who affectionately referred to her as "Momma."MORE
Hearst has announced that Michael Palmer has been named chief information security officer. The announcement was made by President and CEO Steven R. Swartz and Chief Operating Officer Mark Aldam. Palmer will report to Chief Information Officer Mahendra Durai.MORE
Cox Enterprises has announced that Bala Sundaramoorthy has been promoted to vice president and general manager of The Atlanta (Ga.) Journal-Constitution. In this role, he will serve as the leader for product and technology and oversee customer service, operational strategy, content print and digital operations.MORE
Carol Stark, editor of The Joplin (Mo.) Globe, who died last Wednesday at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis after a long battle with cancer, was remembered by friends and co-workers for her professionalism, warmth and humor.MORE
General manager/advertising directors have been appointed to CNHI newspapers in four Kentucky communities, effective immediately.MORE
The Midlothian Mirror and Waxahachie Daily Light have named Rebecca Jones as the new managing editor, an extension of her current role as creative director for Waxahachie Media Group.MORE
Mike Distelhorst has been named publisher of The Fayetteville Observer as part of a consolidation effort by GateHouse Media, which owns the newspaper.MORE
Christie Swanson, a newspaper veteran with more than a quarter century of journalism experience, is the new editor of The Norman (Okla.) Transcript.MORE
Katherine Miller, a news industry veteran of more than 20 years, has been named general manager of The Cullman (Ala.) Times. Miller assumes the duties immediately and will continue to serve as publisher of the News-Courier of Athens.More
Kathy Malm, a longtime newspaper advertising salesperson, one-time chamber executive and central Kansas rancher, has been named regional general manager for GateHouse Media newspapers in Hutchinson, Salina and Hays, Kan.More
Edward VanHorn, executive director of SNPA and the SNPA Foundation, has announced that he will retire at the end of 2019 after 43 years at SNPA.
"I have enjoyed every minute of my career at SNPA," VanHorn said. "It is a great organization that does important work for an industry that is crucial to the well-being of every person in this country. It has been an honor and privilege to work with the journalists and publishers who run newspapers in communities in the South and all over the United States."More