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
Brad Bailey, a veteran newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher of The Press-Republican in Plattsburgh, N.Y., effective immediately.MORE
GateHouse Media Senior Group Publisher John Montgomery has announced he's leaving the company, effective May 8.
Montgomery was editor and publisher of The Hutchinson (Kan.) News for 10 years before it was purchased in November by GateHouse Media. He said he will be moving to the Kansas City area.MORE
McClatchy has announced that the role of Columbus Ledger-Enquirer President and Publisher Rodney Mahone is expanding. His new job title will be regional publisher for Georgia.
Mahone, 50, will oversee the Macon Telegraph operations in addition to his duties in Columbus. Don Bailey, president and publisher of the Telegraph, will be stepping down effective May 5. Mahone will assume the duties beginning May 8.MORE
Cox Enterprises Chairman Jim Kennedy has named Alexander C. Taylor, executive vice president and chief operating officer, as the company's next president and chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Taylor will succeed John Dyer, president and chief executive officer, who will retire in Dec. after 40 years with the company. Dyer and Taylor will both continue serving on the Cox Enterprises' board of directors.MORE
Four new directors and five incumbents were named to The Associated Press board of directors at AP's annual meeting at its New York headquarters.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