Publisher Tom Silvestri has named Nicole McMullin the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch's online brand director. She will be tasked as the master collaborator in executing company-endorsed priorities that advance the paper's online business and improve the digital customer experience.MORE
The Supervisory Board of Koenig & Bauer AG has appointed Ralf Sammeck and Christoph Müller to the Executive Board, effective June 1. As of today, Sammeck leads the Sheetfed division, and Müller the Digital & Web division. Both group management members will represent their segments on the Executive Board.MORE
Rick Hohlt, who for 26 years has served as publisher of the Ruston Daily Leader, has retired.MORE
John Celestino, an experienced newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher of the Niagara (N.Y.) Gazette, and Lockport Union-Sun & Journal.
Celestino succeeds Chris Voccio, who recently retired as publisher of both papers after a 30-year newspaper career.MORE
Kevin Kampman, publisher of the Winston-Salem (N.C.) Journal, will retire next week.
Kampman, 60, made the announcement in an email to staff Monday.MORE
Jeff Jeffus, president of WEHCO Media's newspaper division, has announced his retirement. Mark Lane, corporate vice president of sales with Morris Communications in Augusta, Ga., will replace Jeffus, 69.MORE
The Galveston County Daily News (Galveston, Texas) has announced the promotion of Debbie Keith to advertising director.MORE
Al Cupo has joined Brainworks in the position of sales engineer. Previously, he was the vice president and director of R&D for the Local Media Association.MORE
After 43 years in the news business and a decade leading Manatee County's newspaper, Bradenton Herald publisher Bob "Buzz" Turner will retire, effective June 1.MORE
Chris Voccio, publisher of the Niagara Gazette and the Lockport Union Sun & Journal, has announced he is retiring May 12, on his 50th birthday.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