Bob MacPherson, a veteran newspaper publisher and executive, has been appointed publisher of The News & Advance in Lynchburg, Va.MORE
The opportunity to become publisher of the Winston-Salem Journal dovetailed the professional and personal paths neatly for Alton Brown, who took over the duties May 16.
Brown replaced Kevin Kampman, who retired May 15, as publisher and vice president of BH Media Group's group of 11 newspapers in North Carolina that includes The News & Record of Greensboro.MORE
Sue Violi has been promoted to the role of community relations director for the Omaha World-Herald.MORE
Donald Blount was recently named as the new editor of The Record in Stockton, Calif.MORE
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
Mike Murphy was recently named as GateHouse Media's vice president of operations for the state of Missouri.More
Alisha Owens has been named vice president and chief revenue officer of NOLA Media Group, which publishes The Times-Picayune and NOLA.com.More
Charles G. Lee, an accomplished newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher and advertising director of The Lebanon (Ind.) Reporter and the Zionsville Times-Sentinel.
Lee said he's looking forward to working closely with the residents and businesses of the Lebanon and Zionsville communities.
"This is a great time to be in the community newspaper business," he said. "Our role as a reliable source of local news and information in print and online has never been more important."More