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
Jeff Schumacher has been named publisher of The Daily Post-Athenian and The Advocate & Democrat in Monroe County (Athens, Tenn.). He succeeds Rhonda Whaley, who had served as publisher since 2014.MORE
Former SNPA President Ruth Holmberg died April 19 at her home at the age of 96. Holmberg, who served as publisher of the Chattanooga Times Free Press for nearly three decades, was president of SNPA in 1984-85.MORE
The Virginian-Pilot's next editorial page editor will be Benjy Hamm, a longtime editorial director with Landmark Community Newspapers.MORE
After 32 years as a reporter, editor and finally news director at The Greenville News, William Fox has left the building.MORE
Ron Waite has been named publisher of the Sandusky Register. His most recent assignment before joining the Register was as regional general manager overseeing the daily newspapers in Kent and in Alliance, Ohio, and as senior vice president of advertising overseeing all of the Dix newspaper properties.MORE
Bill Albrecht, a veteran publisher and advertising executive, has been named group publisher for a number of GateHouse Media publications in Northeastern Ohio.MORE
The Associated Press named its head of U.S. news to the new position of managing editor, appointing Brian Carovillano to take the No. 2 position in the newsroom of the global news cooperative.MORE
Rick Thames is retiring as editor of The Charlotte Observer and will be succeeded by managing editor Sherry Chisenhall, publisher Ann Caulkins has announced.MORE
Brian Tolley, executive editor of The Island Packet in Hilton Head Island and The Beaufort Gazette, has been named to the same position at The State in Columbia, S.C.
Tolley, 54, has strong ties to South Carolina. Besides serving for three years as editor of the two Lowcountry newsrooms, he is a former assistant managing editor at The State.More
Matthew Ipsan, executive vice president of Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., is leaving the company for another opportunity, effective Sept. 5, CNHI announced Monday.
Ipsan joined CNHI 6½ years ago as the company's chief digital officer. He was later promoted to senior vice president and then to executive vice president, overseeing digital operations, including revenue and marketing.More