Paxton Media Group has announced several promotions due to retirements and an acquisition in its North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia Division. The announcement came from Jana Thomasson who will be assuming the president role of the North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia Division of PMG in January 2019.
"I am excited to see members of our group advance into new positions," said Thomasson. "I also wish the ones retiring my very best. They'll truly be missed."
Marvin Enderle has announced his intention to retire as publisher of The Newspapers of West Georgia in Carrollton, Ga., at the end of the year. In this role, Enderle has overseen The Times-Georgian in Carrollton, The Douglas County Sentinel in Douglasville and The Griffin Daily News in Griffin.MORE
Wendy Holdren, an award-winning Register-Herald journalist who hails from Wyoming County, has been appointed managing editor of the daily newspaper in Beckley.MORE
Todd Sears has returned home to Nebraska as the new president and publisher of the Omaha World-Herald. He becomes just the seventh publisher in The World-Herald's history, dating to 1889.
Sears, 49, has most recently served as president and publisher at the State Journal-Register in Springfield, Ill. Previously, he worked at two East Coast newspapers within BH Media Group, the Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary that also owns The World-Herald.MORE
J. David Ake, deputy bureau chief for visual journalism at the AP Washington bureau, has been promoted to director of photography for The Associated Press.MORE
Nationally-recognized postal guru Max Heath is officially moving to emeritus status this year.MORE
The National Newspaper Association has engaged Lynne Lance Association Management (LLAM) to operate its headquarters after Jan. 1, 2019.MORE
Jules Ciotta, president of Motivation Communications Associates, an Atlanta-based human relations, consulting and training firm, died Saturday, Nov. 3.MORE
Shannon Casas, a member of The Times newsroom staff for 12 years, has been named as editor in chief for the Gainesville, Ga., newspaper and its online news website.MORE
Neice Bell, one-time publisher of the Herald-Zeitung has returned to New Braunfels, Texas, to oversee the newspaper. The announcement was made by Southern Newspapers Inc. President Dolph Tillotson.MORE
Kelly Dyer Fry has been named publisher of The Oklahoman, effective today. Fry will also continue in her role as editor and vice president of news for The Oklahoman, which was purchased by GateHouse Media in October of this year.More
Lifelong Scottsboro resident and former city councilman Brent Miller has been named publisher for The Jackson County Sentinel in Scottsboro, Ala.More
Doug Caldwell – the president and publisher of Northern Michigan Review, a company operating the Petoskey News-Review and several other publications in the region – is retiring at the end of 2018.More