Peter Meyer, regional vice president for GateHouse Media and president and publisher of the company's businesses on Cape Cod and South Coast, will assume additional leadership responsibility for GateHouse Media New England, publisher of six dailies, 98 weeklies, 164 Wicked Local websites and assorted specialty publications, Bernie Szachara, president of GateHouse Media's Eastern U.S. Publishing Operations announced Friday.MORE
Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. has announced that Mike Beatty, publisher of The Joplin (Mo.) Globe, has been appointed senior vice president/operations, effective immediately.MORE
Jennifer Cannon was been hired as the online content editor for the Free Press in Kinston, N.C.MORE
Lynnie D. Guzman has been named advertising director at The Fayetteville Observer, GateHouse's largest North Carolina publication.MORE
The Asheville (N.C.) Citizen-Times has a new sales director who will lead the advertising department. Vivian Murciano joins the team, coming from iHeart Media in South Florida.MORE
Cox Enterprises has announced a series of executive promotions.MORE
ProImage, a developer of innovative browser-based automated production workflow, has announced its newest team member: John Pourtless. He is joining ProImage as the new digital media sales manager and will be focusing on the sales and marketing of ProImage's Eversify Mobile Solution.MORE
Stephen Wade has been promoted to president of The Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle and Chronicle Media. The announcement was made by William S. Morris III, publisher of The Augusta Chronicle and chairman of Morris Communications.
Before his promotion, Wade served as general manager, and as vice president of audience for The Chronicle. He will continue his oversight of The Chronicle's news-gathering, digital, marketing, events and other day-to-day operations. Wade will also lead the expansion of new business diversification, as seen recently with the acquisition of BuzzOnBiz, LLC.MORE
Carl E. Esposito has been named president of Adams Publishing Group – Tennessee/North Carolina (formerly Jones Media), adding to his responsibilities as publisher of The Daily Times in Maryville, Tenn. The announcement was made by Gregg Jones, president of APG - East and executive vice president of Adams Publishing Group.MORE
Veteran newspaper executive Mike Distelhorst has been named publisher of the StarNews in Wilmington, N.C.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
Denison University conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, upon publisher and philanthropist Scott Schurz, a member of the Denison Class of 1957 and a member of the executive committee and board as well as honorary president for life of the Inter-American Press Association, during the college's 176th Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 13.
Schurz has been a leading voice in Indiana as a president and publisher of the Bloomington Herald-Times and vice president and director of Schurz Communications, a media firm operating radio, television, cable and newspapers in 10 states.
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Ashley Peterson is Cox Media Group's new senior director of human resources at the company's headquarters in Atlanta, Ga. In this role, Peterson supports all of CMG's corporate client areas, in addition to Rare and CMG's Washington, D.C., News Bureau.More