Paxton Media Group announces one retirement, four new management roles 11/19/18

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.

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New managing editor right at home in the newsroom 11/19/18

Wendy Holdren, an award-winning Register-Herald journalist who hails from Wyoming County, has been appointed managing editor of the daily newspaper in Beckley.

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Todd Sears is named publisher of the Omaha World-Herald 11/13/18

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.

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J. David Ake named AP director of photography 11/13/18

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.

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Max Heath to retire as NNA Postal Chair 11/13/18

Nationally-recognized postal guru Max Heath is officially moving to emeritus status this year.

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National Newspaper Association welcomes new management team 11/13/18

The National Newspaper Association has engaged Lynne Lance Association Management (LLAM) to operate its headquarters after Jan. 1, 2019.

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SNPA member Jules Ciotta died Nov. 3 11/6/18

Jules Ciotta, president of Motivation Communications Associates, an Atlanta-based human relations, consulting and training firm, died Saturday, Nov. 3.

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Shannon Casas named editor of The Times 10/30/18

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.

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Neice Bell returns to New Braunfels as publisher 10/30/18

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.

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Tim Grieve to step down as vice president of news 10/29/18

McClatchy has announced that Tim Grieve will step down from the position of vice president of news after the midterm elections on Nov. 7.

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