Bill Atkinson, an accomplished newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher of The Meridian Star.
His appointment was announced by Donna Barrett, president and CEO of CNHI, LLC., The Star's parent company.MORE
Sue Sheehan has become the regional director of audience development for the Cumberland (Md.) Times-News and The Tribune-Democrat in Johnstown, Penn.MORE
Tricia Johnston, an accomplished newspaper and marketing executive, has been appointed publisher of The Goshen News.MORE
Robert Forcey has been appointed publisher of The Tribune-Democrat in Johnstown and its sister Maryland paper, The Cumberland Times-News.MORE
Michael McCleery, general manager and advertising director of the Commonwealth Journal in Somerset, Ky., has been appointed publisher of the newspaper, effective immediately.
In his new role, McCleery will continue to serve as advertising director for the newspaper, but will take on added responsibility for the overall operation.MORE
Katherine Miller, general manager and advertising director of The News-Courier in Athens, Ala., has been appointed publisher of the newspaper.MORE
Two Georgia newspaper groups are consolidating their copy/pagination desks to become more efficient, streamline processes and improve their products.
Times-Journal, Inc., in Marietta and Southern Community Newspapers, Inc., in Lawrenceville earlier this month announced plans to consolidate their copy desk and pagination staffs.
The process began as each company transitions to the Town News Total CMS (Content Management System). The companies signed agreements with Town News in late 2018 and plan to produce their products on the new systems in early March. Once that's taken place, the consolidation of the pagination process will begin.MORE
Ed Choate, executive editor of the Muskogee Phoenix, has been appointed publisher and editor of the McAlester News-Capital.MORE
Take eight people, confine them to a pop up camper and a small outside area for a week, make up some challenges and tell them the winner gets the $10,000 camper. Watch newspaper sales soar.MORE
Have you reserved your room at the JW Marriott for the SNPA-Inland Annual Meeting?
Wednesday is the deadline to reserve a room in our block.More
Habit Forming: What Northwestern’s Medill School discovered about the real keys to sustainable digital subscriptions
Extensive research and data analysis by the Local News Initiative at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications identified reader habits as vital to retaining online subscribers - but they also encountered some surprises along the way. For instance, subscribers who read a lot of stories and read them more deeply were not more likely to keep their subscriptions.
On Tuesday morning at the SNPA-Inland Annual Meeting, our presenters will detail what really works to cultivate readers willing to pay for your valuable digital news content.More
Download editorials, editorial cartoons, promotional ads and more to help your newspaper draw attention to National Newspaper Week, Oct. 6-12.
All of the materials are available for download at no charge to daily and non-daily newspapers across North America.More