Froke named APME executive director and AP Stylebook editor 10/23/17

Paula Froke, a longtime newsroom and customer service leader at The Associated Press, is the new executive director of Associated Press Media Editors and editor of the AP Stylebook. MORE

Sharon Sorg returns as publisher of Meadville Tribune 10/23/17

Sharon Sorg, former publisher of The Meadville (Penn.) Tribune, has been appointed to rejoin the paper in that role again, effective immediately. MORE

Stillwater publisher to also oversee Muskogee, Tahlequah papers 10/16/17

Dale Brendel, publisher of the Stillwater (Okla.) News Press, has been appointed by Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., to also serve as publisher of the Muskogee Phoenix and the Tahlequah Daily Press. He will oversee operations of the three dailies, including their news and advertising content in print and online. MORE

Neelys named new publishers of The Newnan Times-Herald 10/13/17

By Winston Skinner, The Newnan Times-Herald
Beth and Clay Neely have been named as the new publishers of The Newnan (Ga.) Times-Herald. The announcement comes as the newspaper, Coweta County's oldest business, celebrates its 152nd birthday. MORE

Forsyth County News names new publisher 10/10/17

Charles Hill Morris Jr. of Swartz-Morris Media, the parent company of the Forsyth County News, has announced Stephanie Woody's appointment as the new publisher of the paper in Cumming, Ga. MORE

AMG/Parade hires Craig Ettinger as chief digital officer 10/9/17

AMG/Parade Executive Vice President Tracey Altman has announced the appointment of Craig Ettinger as senior vice president/chief digital officer of the company. MORE

Veteran journalist named AP global investigations editor 10/9/17

The Associated Press has named Michael Hudson, a veteran journalist who has exposed offshore financial secrecy and the origins of the financial crisis, as its global investigations editor, a new role overseeing AP's team of investigative journalists around the world. MORE

McClatchy names Scott Manuel as VP of digital product, technology 10/9/17

McClatchy has named Scott Manuel as vice president of digital product and technology. In this newly-created position, Manuel will drive digital product management and development at McClatchy. He will be based in Raleigh, N.C., a technology hub for the company. MORE

McCloskey named Tribune-Star publisher 10/9/17

Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. announced that Robyn McCloskey, publisher of the Kokomo Tribune and the Logansport Pharos-Tribune in Indiana, has been appointed to also serve as publisher of the Tribune-Star in Terre Haute. She succeeds B.J. Riley, who left the Tribune-Star as publisher July 1. MORE

GateHouse names Tee Hicks as senior group publisher for East Arkansas 10/2/17

GateHouse Media has named Teresa Hicks as senior group publisher for Southeast Arkansas, which includes the Pine Bluff Commercial, Stuttgart Daily Leader, the Newport Independent, the Arkadelphia Daily Siftings Herald, the Hot Springs Village Voice, the Hope Star, the White Hall Journal, the Heber Springs Sun-Times, the Helena Daily World, the Van Buren County Democrat and the Bastrop News, among others. MORE