Shannon Casas grew up south of Gainesville, Ga., went to Berry College in Rome and was happy to stay close to home by joining The Times in Gainesville after graduation. Promoted in February to managing editor at the age of 32, Casas used her time in SNPA's NEX GEN mentoring program to expand her horizons.
Casas was paired with Barbara Hough Roda, executive editor of LNP and LancasterOnline, part of LNP Media Group Inc. in Lancaster, Pa.
Read about her NEX GEN experience.MORE
Eight executives from SNPA member newspapers have been selected to participate in SNPA's 2015-16 NEX GEN class. They will be paired with experienced industry experts in a structured mentorship program.
Read about the executives who will participate as members of the 2015-16 NEX GEN class.MORE
The top candidate will be ambitious and driven to report on everything from news to features to sports. Also, getting the story first, best and complete, with photos and video, across multiple platforms – print, digital and social media – is a must. Learn more and submit your resume
Assistant Managing Editor, The Baytown Sun, Baytown, Texas
The AME oversees the nightly production of the newspaper, is our lead designer and contributes editorials. Learn more and submit your resume
The Mega-Conference is the only major newspaper industry conference of 2018. It is set for Feb. 26-28 in San Diego, Calif., at the Manchester Grand Hyatt.