Scott Girouard has been named regional digital advertising manager for Gatehouse Media's Western Piedmont Media Group, which includes the Herald-Journal, the Shelby (N.C.) Star, the Gaston (N.C.) Gazette and the Times-News in Hendersonville, N.C.MORE
Gabe Whisnant, managing editor of the Shelby (N.C.) Star, has been promoted to assistant managing editor digital at the Spartanburg (S.C.) Herald-Journal.MORE
Following a nationwide search, three veteran newspaper leaders have been named to key leadership posts in Charleston, S.C.MORE
Bill Minor, whose courageous reporting helped open Americans' eyes to everyday racial discrimination in the South in the 1960s and won him recognition as the "conscience of Mississippi," died March 28 in Ridgeland, Miss., outside Jackson. He was 94.MORE
KBA North America announces the appointment of Jeffrey R. Dietz as the new vice president of its Web and Specialty Press division.MORE
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
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