New publisher named at the Sand Mountain Reporter 6/27/17

Kim Patterson, a Marshall County native and long-time resident, has been named publisher of the Sand Mountain Reporter in Albertville, Ala., Dolph Tillotson, Southern Newspapers Inc. president, has announced.

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New publisher named at The Leader-Herald 6/27/17

Trevor D. Evans has been named publisher of The Leader-Herald in Gloversville, N.Y.

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Herron named publisher in Elkins, W.Va. 6/27/17

Steve Herron has been named publisher and general manager of The Inter-Mountain in Elkins, W.Va.

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LMA hires David Arkin as chief content officer 6/20/17

David Arkin is an industry leader in audience development and local media content strategies. For the past year he served as chief content officer for Community Impact Newspaper, where he oversaw content operations and strategy, for both print and digital, for the company's 22 hyper-local newspapers with a distribution of 1.7 million.

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Former publisher of The Greenville Advocate dies at age 94 6/20/17

William Eugene "Gene" Hardin, Jr., 94, of Greenville, Ala., died June 14. Hardin served as editor and publisher of The Greenville Advocate until the paper was sold to Boone Newspapers in December 1994.

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New publisher and executive editor named at the Star-Telegram 6/12/17

Sean Burke has been appointed by McClatchy as president and publisher of the Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram. He succeeds Gary Wortel, who was promoted to lead McClatchy's West Region in March and is now president and publisher of The Sacramento Bee. Burke previously served as president and publisher for GateHouse Media New England.

In addition, Lauren Gustus, executive editor at the Fort Collins Coloradoan, will become the Star-Telegram's new vice president and executive editor, replacing Jim Witt, who retired last fall. Gustus will start June 19.

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Sean Lupton named general manager for The Leaf-Chronicle 6/12/17

Sean Lupton has been named the new general manager and advertising director of The Leaf-Chronicle in Clarksville, Tenn.

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M. Roberts Media announces new roles for three executives 6/12/17

M. Roberts Media, the family owned company that owns and operates the leading community daily newspapers and associated digital properties in South and East Texas, has announced new and expanded roles for the publishers of the Victoria Advocate and Longview News-Journal and creation of a new position to oversee its growing publishing business.

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SNPA welcomes summer intern: Lara Strydom 6/12/17

Lara Strydom, who recently graduated from Alpharetta High School and will be majoring in journalism at the University of Georgia this fall, is working with the SNPA staff as an intern this summer.

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Elliott named publisher of Register News and Times-Leader 6/6/17

Veteran newspaper executive Mark C. Elliott has been appointed publisher of the Mt. Vernon Register News and the McLeansboro Times-Leader.

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