Leong named senior group publisher for Lake Media 4/15/19

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.


Palatka Daily News names Wayne Smith as editor 4/15/19

Wayne Smith has taken the reins as editor of the Palatka Daily News and leader of the paper's award-winning news team.


Reeves back as editor of The Vicksburg Post 4/10/19

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.


Post and Courier publisher to lead state press association 4/9/19

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.


S.C. Senate honors retiring AP journalist Jack Jones 4/9/19

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.


Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette unveils new leadership 4/9/19

Brent A. Powers has been named president of the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He succeeds Todd Nelson, who announced his retirement recently.


From daily to digital: Walter Hussman and the future of newsmedia 4/9/19

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."


Tim Burke stepping down as publisher of The Palm Beach Post, Palm Beach Daily News 4/5/19

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.


Remembering Tom Hill, longtime publisher 4/2/19

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.


Thomas Krischke named president and CEO of Muller Martini North America 4/2/19

Bruno Muller, CEO of Muller Martini, has announced the appointment of Thomas Krischke to president and CEO of Muller Martini North America.