Interlink names new sales manager 6/3/19

Interlink has named Laura Streelman as sales manager. Streelman most recently served as Interlink's product manager, where she directed the production and launch of True Newspaper Mail, the industry's first newspaper-specific, cloud-based mailing system.

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Todd Benz named regional publisher for papers in Burlington, Lexington and Asheboro 6/3/19

Todd Benz has been named group publisher for The Dispatch in Lexington, N.C., The Times-News in Burlington and The Courier-Tribune in Asheboro, Lucy Talley, regional vice president of GateHouse Media, announced Thursday.

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Paxton Media Group acquires Log Cabin Democrat 6/3/19

Paxton Media Group has purchased the Log Cabin Democrat, a daily newspaper in Conway, Ark., along with three Arkansas weeklies in Clinton, Heber Springs and Newport, according to Randy Cope, managing director of Cribb, Greene & Cope, who represented GateHouse Media in the sale. Cribb, Greene & Cope is a leading merger and acquisition firm with offices in Virginia, Arkansas, Montana and California.

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Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Professor Chris Roush takes role at Conn. university 5/30/19

Chris Roush, Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, has been named dean of the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University.

Roush, 54, begins July 22 in his new role at Quinnipiac, a private university in Connecticut with about 10,000 students.

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Jennifer Greer named dean of College of Communication and Information 5/30/19

By Meg Mills, University of Kentucky

Jennifer D. Greer has been named dean of the University of Kentucky College of Communication and Information, which houses the Department of Communication, the School of Journalism and Media, the Department of Integrated Strategic Communication, the School of Information Science, and the Graduate Program in Communication.

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McClatchy elevates Kristin Roberts to vice president of news 5/28/19

McClatchy has named Kristin Roberts vice president of news. She will lead a newly-expanded News group that comprises the company's 30 newsrooms across 14 states, news operations and McClatchy Studios, the company's long-form audio and video documentary production unit.

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Scott Anderson to leave Ames Tribune 5/21/19

Ames (Iowa) Tribune Publisher Scott Anderson announced this week that he will be stepping down from his position to pursue other opportunities.

Anderson said his last day at the Tribune will be June 7.

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Muhs resigns as State Journal-Register editor 5/21/19

Executive Editor Angie Muhs has resigned after five years with The State Journal-Register in Springfield, Ill.

Muhs, a native of Olney in southern Illinois, had a successful tenure at the SJ-R, leading statewide projects and editorial campaigns during the historic two years Illinois was without a state budget.

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KPA's David Thompson wins award for public service 5/21/19

The longest-serving executive of any U.S. newspaper association, Kentucky Press Association Executive Director David Thompson, is the 2019 winner of the Al Smith Award for public service through community journalism by a Kentuckian.

Thompson will receive the award Sept. 26, the 36th anniversary of taking the job. No other current member of the Newspaper Association Managers, which serves groups in the U.S. and Canada, has served so long as chief executive of an association.

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Paul Mauney to join The Greeneville Sun/APGMedia of TN/NC/VA 5/21/19

After a career in the newspaper business of more than 48 years – 33 of which have been spent in Greeneville, Tenn., with The Greeneville Sun and its sister companies – John E. Cash, has announced his retirement, effective July 31.

Having held several positions in a company that is now owned by the Adams family of Adams Publishing Group (APG), Cash for the last two years has been acting as general manager of The Greeneville Sun and chief revenue officer for Adams Publishing Group's Tennessee/North Carolina/Virginia region.

Family-owned Adams Publishing Group, based in Minneapolis, Minn., also announced the hiring of GateHouse Media executive Paul W. Mauney to succeed Cash.

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