Ames (Iowa) Tribune Publisher Scott Anderson announced this week that he will be stepping down from his position to pursue other opportunities.
Anderson said his last day at the Tribune will be June 7.MORE
The Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel announced new leadership this month.
Nancy Meyer, publisher and general manager of the South Florida Sun Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, will take over as publisher at the Orlando Sentinel. She previously served as publisher of the Orlando Sentinel in 2015 and 2016. Meyer remains general manager of both Florida papers.MORE
Elizabeth Cook, editor of the Salisbury Post for 25 years, has announced her retirement at the end of this year.MORE
SNPA's NEX GEN mentor program helps newspaper employees with executive potential develop leadership skills and grow professionally.
NEX GEN protégés and their mentors will craft their own agenda, schedule times to talk by phone at least once a month, and set a time for a personal visit.
SNPA also arranges group video conference calls for participants about every six weeks and invites the group to participate in online networking opportunities with key industry executives.
The NEX GEN Class of 2018-19 includes:
- Mark Adams, audience acquisition and retention manager for The Post and Courier in Charleston, S.C.
- Ethan Aden, digital sales manager for the Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
- Mickie Anderson, local news editor at The Gainesville Sun, Gainesville, Fla.
- Tonya Maddox, publisher of the Montrose Daily Press, Montrose, Colo.
- Cliff McCollum, managing editor of Gulf Coast Media, Foley, Ala.
- Andrea Vick, local sales manager for the Austin American-Statesman, Austin, Texas.
Read bios of 2018-19 NEX GEN participants. MORE
Ivan V. "Andy" Anderson, retired president and CEO of Evening Post Publishing Co. and publisher of The Post and Courier, Charleston, S.C., was presented with the Frank W. Mayborn Leadership Award by the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association at its annual News Industry Summit. The Mayborn Award recognizes outstanding newspaper executives for their vision, community leadership and significant contributions to the newspaper industry.
In accepting the award, Anderson said that being president of SNPA was a highlight of his newspaper career. Now, he said this award is "as my father used to say: icing on the cake." Anderson served as president of SNPA in 2006-2007 and is the retired president and CEO of Evening Post Publishing Co. and publisher of The Post and Courier. He recently joined the board of Sun Coast Media, a family-owned company led by the Dunn-Rankin family.
"To say that it has been a privilege to be a newspaperman is an understatement," Anderson told executives at the awards breakfast.MORE
Growing up, the Anderson children knew their parents had a collection of letters from World War II. What was in those letters became a five-day series in the Salisbury Post tied to Veterans Day.MORE
A new weekly automotive section in Anderson, S.C., has turned around the paper's automotive category, which had been down year over year. Now, the paper is seeing a significant weekly lift in revenue.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