Brian Naplachowski has been named the new general manager of the Juneau Empire.MORE
The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications has announced that Frank LoMonte is the new director of the Joseph L. Brechner Center for Freedom of Information.MORE
Digital First Media has hired Dan Petty as its director of audience development, a newly created position. In this role, Petty will identify, oversee and evangelize audience initiatives companywide, including digital audience strategy, distribution, social media, technology and measurement.MORE
The Tuscaloosa News has promoted Beau Laird to be its next director of advertising.MORE
McClatchy has announced that Christian A. Hendricks, vice president for strategic initiatives, plans to retire from the company on Nov. 30, 2017, after 25 years of service.MORE
Vince Bodiford was recently named as the new president and publisher of the Monroe News in Michigan.MORE
StarNews Executive Editor Pam Sander (Wilmington, N.C.) will now oversee three additional GateHouse Media daily newspapers and several weeklies with a promotion to the Coastal Carolina Group's regional editor.MORE
As initiatives and collaborations continue to grow at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism, Executive Director Randy Picht announced a key promotion and a new addition to RJI's leadership team.MORE
Kevin Craig has been promoted to senior vice president of AMG/Parade's Newspaper Relations Group.MORE
Veteran newspaper executive Mark C. Elliott has been appointed publisher of the Mt. Vernon Register News and the McLeansboro Times-Leader.More
Michael Jung, president of The News-Press Media Group in Fort Myers, Fla., has been named president of The Commercial Appeal (Memphis) and The Jackson Sun.
Jung, 59, a more than 30-year industry veteran, has been the interim president at The Commercial Appeal for two months. He succeeds George Cogswell, who retired in January after five years as CA president.More
Jeff DeLoach, a 56-year-old native of Jackson, Tenn., has been named president of the Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press.
He succeeds Bruce Hartmann, who has taken a job with the University of Tennessee Medical Center.More