Sue Violi has been promoted to the role of community relations director for the Omaha World-Herald.MORE
Donald Blount was recently named as the new editor of The Record in Stockton, Calif.MORE
Publisher Tom Silvestri has named Nicole McMullin the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch's online brand director. She will be tasked as the master collaborator in executing company-endorsed priorities that advance the paper's online business and improve the digital customer experience.MORE
The Supervisory Board of Koenig & Bauer AG has appointed Ralf Sammeck and Christoph Müller to the Executive Board, effective June 1. As of today, Sammeck leads the Sheetfed division, and Müller the Digital & Web division. Both group management members will represent their segments on the Executive Board.MORE
Rick Hohlt, who for 26 years has served as publisher of the Ruston Daily Leader, has retired.MORE
John Celestino, an experienced newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher of the Niagara (N.Y.) Gazette, and Lockport Union-Sun & Journal.
Celestino succeeds Chris Voccio, who recently retired as publisher of both papers after a 30-year newspaper career.MORE
Kevin Kampman, publisher of the Winston-Salem (N.C.) Journal, will retire next week.
Kampman, 60, made the announcement in an email to staff Monday.MORE
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
R. Michael Fishman, publisher and editor of the Citizen Tribune in Morristown, Tenn., has been nominated to the SNPA Board of Directors.More
Neil Brown has been named president of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies.
"I am honored to join Poynter, where imagination and integrity have been hallmarks in helping journalists get better at what they do and stay relevant in how they do it," Brown said.More
Steve Lundblade has been named general manager of the McPherson Sentinel and the Newton Kansan.More