Pam Sander, regional editor for GateHouse Media's Coastal North Carolina Group, has been named editor of the company's publications in the eight-state Southeast region.
Sander will now lead and coordinate newsrooms in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama and Georgia.MORE
Paul Pronovost, the Cape Cod Times' executive editor, has been promoted to general manager of Cape Cod Media Group, according to an announcement Monday by Peter Meyer, regional vice president of GateHouse Media.MORE
Rynni Henderson has been named publisher of The Gainesville (Fla.) Sun and The Ocala Star-Banner. She will oversee operations for the newspapers and related publications.
James Doughton, who is retiring as regional publisher, announced her appointment to employees last week.MORE
Scott Jenkins, executive editor of The Dispatch in Lexington, N.C., has become the new regional executive editor for Lexington and Burlington.
Jenkins succeeds Burlington’s Times-News editor Rich Jackson, who is taking a new job in Indiana.MORE
Record Editor Don Blount has been named GateHouse Media's California state editor. He is one of 13 state editors across the country named last week as part of a project to reorganize and refocus newsroom efforts to better serve readers.MORE
McClatchy has named Mandy Jenkins as general manager of The Compass Experiment. Jenkins will lead a three-year effort to explore new sustainable models for local news. She will start in this new role beginning June 17.MORE
GateHouse Media's Center for News & Design has named Matt Leclercq as its new national news editor.
In his new role, Leclercq will develop, implement and oversee long-term national content strategies and day-to-day communication, coordination and execution of those plans.MORE
A familiar face will soon lead the news operations for The Mayfield (Ky.) Messenger and mayfield-messenger.com. Eric Walker has been named news editor and will oversee the newsroom functions beginning July 1.
Current Editor Tom Berry will retire from the newspaper on June 30.MORE
Robert Granfeldt has resigned from his position as group publisher of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal and Amarillo Globe-News. He began his tenure as publisher in February 2018.
Regional Vice President Matt Guthrie will be temporarily assuming his duties.MORE
Doug Phares said June 3 he will be leaving his role as CEO of the Sandusky News Group later in the week.MORE
Judi Burns wore many hats at the Index-Journal beyond serving as president and publisher for more than two decades.
The role that perhaps best suited the newspaper's matriarch, who died on Thursday at age 72, was that of mother.
She wasn't just a mom to her three daughters and fellow The Index-Journal Co. shareholders – Alison Burns-Parham, St. Claire Donaghy and Mundy Price – but also to the dozens of newspaper employees who affectionately referred to her as "Momma."More
Mike Distelhorst has been named publisher of The Fayetteville Observer as part of a consolidation effort by GateHouse Media, which owns the newspaper.More