PAGE Cooperative names new CEO 3/20/19

Gary Blakeley has joined PAGE Cooperative as its next CEO. Blakeley's career has included senior level positions in prepress, production, newsprint negotiation, enterprise purchasing and information technology. He formerly worked with Freedom Communications, Olive Software and Southern Lithoplate.

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Brett Blackledge to lead The Daily Advertiser, named new editor 3/19/19

Brett Blackledge, a Pulitzer Prize winner and Louisiana native, will be the next editor of The Daily Advertiser.

Blackledge, current investigations editor for six Gannett-owned Florida newspapers, will take over the longest-serving daily newspaper in Lafayette, La., on April 1.

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Sonya Wendell Manfredi named VP, government affairs 3/19/19

Sonya Wendell Manfredi has joined Cox Enterprises as vice president of government affairs. In this role, she will serve as a representative to Capitol Hill for Cox and its companies, including Cox Communications, Cox Automotive and Cox Media Group.

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Ronan Gardiner joins Rugged Races as VP, chief revenue officer 3/15/19

Rugged Races LLC, a subsidiary of GateHouse Live and one of the largest endurance event companies in North America, has announced that Ronan Gardiner will be joining the company in the newly created role of vice president, chief revenue officer. Gardiner was most recently vice president, publishing director and chief revenue officer overseeing Men's Health, Runner's World and Bicycling magazines and their respective websites.

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Former Observer publisher named president of Novant Health Foundation 3/12/19

Ann Caulkins, who most recently served as the president and publisher of The Charlotte Observer for 12 years, has been named senior vice president of Novant Health and president of Novant Health Foundation.

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AP immigration team adds multiformat journalist in El Paso 3/12/19

Cedar Attanasio, a multiformat journalist with international reporting experience, is joining The Associated Press to cover immigration from El Paso, Texas.

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New editor and publisher named for the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald 3/12/19

McClatchy has named Aminda Marqués González as editor and publisher of the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald, and expanded the leadership role of Sara Glines as regional publisher of McClatchy's Carolinas and East regions. They will begin their new roles on April 15.

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Jennifer Allen promoted to publisher for GateHouse Media's East Arkansas Region 3/11/19

Matt Guthrie, regional vice president for GateHouse's Southwest region, has named Jennifer Allen group publisher over the East Arkansas region. GateHouse Media's East Arkansas group includes the Hot Springs Village Voice, Pine Bluff Commercial, White Hall Journal, Stuttgart Daily Leader, the Helena Daily World, Newport Independent and Bastrop Enterprise.

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Cox Enterprises names vice president of government affairs 3/5/19

Cox Enterprises has announced that Sonya Wendell Manfredi has joined the company as vice president of government affairs. In this role, she will serve as a representative to Capitol Hill for Cox and its companies, including Cox Communications, Cox Automotive and Cox Media Group.

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Michael McCleery promoted to publisher 3/5/19

Michael McCleery, general manager and advertising director of the Commonwealth Journal in Somerset, Ky., has been appointed publisher of the newspaper, effective immediately.

In his new role, McCleery will continue to serve as advertising director for the newspaper, but will take on added responsibility for the overall operation.

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