The executive editor of a New Jersey newspaper was named on Monday as the top editor of the Daily Press (Newport News, Va.) and The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk).MORE
Three newspaper executives have been posthumously inducted into the Tennessee Newspaper Hall of Fame.MORE
A newspaper veteran with 40 years of advertising and management experience is the Victoria (Texas) Advocate's new director of sales.MORE
Brian Burns, publisher of the Ledger Media Group in Lakeland, Fla., has announced that he will leave that position on July 25.
Burns said he's leaving to start his own digital technology company for magazines and newspapers in the Tampa Bay area. He is developing a phone app that can capture print images and use them to deliver additional content.MORE
McClatchy has named Cynthia DuBose as senior editor for special projects. DuBose will lead McClatchy's multi-market and multiplatform projects across the local media company's 30 newsrooms.MORE
Lee Enterprises, Incorporated has announced that digital media expert Megan Liberman has been appointed as a new independent director to the company's board. The company also announced several corporate governance enhancements.MORE
Hearst has announced that Clarice Touhey has been named president of the Texas Community Group for Hearst Newspapers. She succeeds Mark Adkins, who, having served as the publisher of Beaumont Enterprise since 2013, will assume the role of chairman of Hearst Newspapers' Texas Community Group. The announcement was made by Hearst President and CEO Steven R. Swartz and Hearst Newspapers President Jeff Johnson. The changes take effect July 22.MORE
Carlene Cox, formerly director of specialty content for GateHouse Media, has been named the company's director of communications.MORE
David R. Stringer has been named publisher of The Lawton (Okla.) Constitution. The announcement was made by Dolph Tillotson, president of Southern Newspapers, Inc., The Lawton Constitution's parent company.MORE
After 42 years of being in the newspaper business, Publisher and General Manager of The Mining Journal, Jim Reevs, is retiring at the end of this week.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
Mike Distelhorst has been named publisher of The Fayetteville Observer as part of a consolidation effort by GateHouse Media, which owns the newspaper.More