Katherine Miller, a news industry veteran of more than 20 years, has been named general manager of The Cullman (Ala.) Times. Miller assumes the duties immediately and will continue to serve as publisher of the News-Courier of Athens.MORE
Dale Brendel, an accomplished newspaper executive, has been named publisher of The Joplin Globe.
Brendel, 56, has been a group publisher for the Globe's parent company, CNHI, LLC, in Oklahoma, with oversight of the Stillwater News Press, Muskogee Phoenix, Tahlequah Daily Press and the Ada News.
He will continue in his group publisher role while also serving as resident publisher of the Globe.MORE
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
America's Newspapers – the association formed from the merger of the Inland Press Association and Southern Newspaper Publishers Association – was ceremonially launched October 6 at its inaugural annual meeting in Chicago.
Dean Ridings will be its chief executive officer, effective Nov. 11.
America's Newspapers unites two of the oldest press associations to form one of the industry's largest advocates for newspapers and the many benefits to their communities, civil life, freedom of expression and democracy.
"Newspaper journalism provides a voice for the voiceless, challenges elected officials, shines a light on government, calls for change when change is needed, and exposes corruption and injustice," said Chris Reen, the president and publisher of The Gazette in Colorado Springs who will serve as the first president of America's Newspapers.More
A new association formed by the consolidation of SNPA and the Inland Press Association was officially launched today. The name of the new association will be announced on Oct. 6 at the association's first annual meeting in Chicago.
Edward VanHorn, SNPA's executive director, said that the merger unites two of the country's oldest press associations into a progressive new organization that will use its bigger and more powerful voice to be an unapologetic advocate for newspapers.More