Veteran journalist Jimmy Wigfield, who has 43 years of experience at newspapers in Alabama, has been named the managing editor of The Alexander City Outlook and its affiliated weekly newspapers owned by Tallapoosa Publishers, Inc.MORE
The editorial pages of the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch have hired a new writer and promoted two editors.MORE
Elizabeth Cook, editor of the Salisbury Post for 25 years, has announced her retirement at the end of this year.MORE
Darryl Winter has joined McClatchy as vice president of national sales, digital. Winter is based in New York and tasked with driving national sales and leveraging the McClatchy portfolio of brands and audiences to serve agencies and national brands.MORE
Wendy Holdren, an award-winning Register-Herald journalist who hails from Wyoming County, has been appointed managing editor of the daily newspaper in Beckley.MORE
Todd Sears has returned home to Nebraska as the new president and publisher of the Omaha World-Herald. He becomes just the seventh publisher in The World-Herald's history, dating to 1889.
Sears, 49, has most recently served as president and publisher at the State Journal-Register in Springfield, Ill. Previously, he worked at two East Coast newspapers within BH Media Group, the Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary that also owns The World-Herald.MORE
J. David Ake, deputy bureau chief for visual journalism at the AP Washington bureau, has been promoted to director of photography for The Associated Press.MORE
Nationally-recognized postal guru Max Heath is officially moving to emeritus status this year.MORE
The National Newspaper Association has engaged Lynne Lance Association Management (LLAM) to operate its headquarters after Jan. 1, 2019.MORE
Robert Forcey has been appointed publisher of The Tribune-Democrat in Johnstown and its sister Maryland paper, The Cumberland Times-News.More
Star-Herald Publisher Roger Tollefson, 56, died unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, March 6.More
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.More