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
Carl Esposito, publisher of The Daily Times in Maryville, Tenn., for nine years and regional president for Adams Publishing Group for nearly three years, will retire effective Nov. 1.
Bryan Sandmeier, general manager of The Daily Times, will be promoted to publisher.
Paul W. Mauney, general manager of The Greeneville Sun and Adams' chief revenue officer for this region, will replace Esposito as regional president for Adams' Tennessee/North Carolina/Virginia group.More
There are seven changes news organizations need to adopt to succeed during the reader revolution. Jim Brady, CEO of Spirited Media, lays them out in a recent post for the Reynolds Journalism Institute. They include: serving your audience first (not your newsroom) and having a point of view.More
I am happy to share some good news with my fellow SNPA members. My family and I especially want to share with you some of our thinking and reasoning behind our decision. All of us (Ben, Palmer, Olivia, Eliza and me) have made a commitment to donate $25 million to the University of North Carolina's School of Media and Journalism.
This is the largest donation ever in the history of our family. We are lending our name and it will now be called the Hussman School of Journalism and Media. Here's why we are doing it.More