Advertiser-Tribune names interim publisher 4/2/19

Bart Leath has been named interim publisher of The Advertiser-Tribune in Tiffin, Ohio.

Leath had been publisher at two other newspapers owned by Ogden Newspapers: the Minot (N.D.) Daily News and the Sentinel in Lewistown, Penn.

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Herald News editor named regional editor over additional newspapers, websites 3/26/19

Top newsroom leadership appointments have been announced among GateHouse New England's southeastern Massachusetts publications, including The Standard-Times, The Herald News and The Enterprise of Brockton, according to Lisa Strattan, vice president of news for GateHouse New England and general manager of SouthCoast publications.

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Editor of The Virginian-Pilot, Daily Press leaves amid restructuring 3/26/19

By Kimberly Pierceall, staff writer, The Virginian-Pilot

Tribune Publishing, the owner of The Virginian-Pilot and Daily Press newspapers, has announced the departure of the publications' top editor.

Marisa Porto had been both editor and publisher of the Daily Press since 2016 and editor of The Virginian-Pilot since shortly after Tribune bought The Pilot in May 2018 for $34 million from the Batten family.

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Lawhorn named as publisher of Lawrence Journal-World 3/26/19

Chad Lawhorn has been named publisher of the Lawrence (Kan.) World-Journal. He will continue to serve as editor as well.

Lawhorn replaces Scott Stanford, who has accepted a promotion within the Ogden Newspapers organization.

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M. Roberts Media announces leadership changes for Tyler Morning Telegraph 3/25/19

M. Roberts Media, the parent company of the Tyler Morning Telegraph, has announced several leadership changes as it positions the business for long-term growth.

Justin Wilcox has been named publisher of the Tyler Morning Telegraph and will continue to hold his role as chief revenue officer for M. Roberts Media newspapers in Tyler, Longview and Victoria.

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Edmonds joins the Opelika-Auburn News 3/25/19

Robert J. Edmonds is interested in business and newspapers, a combination he brings with him to the role of advertising director at the Opelika-Auburn News.

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As Paxton Media's Mosesso retires, commitment to newspapers remains strong 3/25/19

David Mosesso has been a newspaper man for more than 35 years now and he plans to stay that way, even in his retirement.

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Easterseals to honor WEHCO's Hussman 3/25/19

by Jake Sandlin (reprinted from Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

Walter E. Hussman Jr., chairman of WEHCO Media, Inc., parent company of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, will be named the 2019 Arkansan of the Year, Easterseals Arkansas has announced.

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Veteran executive to lead newspapers in Johnstown, Cumberland 3/20/19

Robert Forcey has been appointed publisher of The Tribune-Democrat in Johnstown and its sister Maryland paper, The Cumberland Times-News.

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Scottsbluff Star-Herald publisher Roger Tollefson unexpectedly dies 3/20/19

Star-Herald Publisher Roger Tollefson, 56, died unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, March 6.

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