Globe publisher accepts position with APG Media of Florida
Michael Beatty, publisher of The Joplin Globe and a vice president of operations and regional publisher for Community Newspaper Holdings Inc., has been named president of APG Media of Florida.
The announcement was made by Adams Publishing Company, the new owner of Sun Coast Media Group's coastal newspapers which includes The Venice Gondolier, The Arcadian, The West Villages Sun, The Englewood Sun, The North Port Sun, The Charlotte Sun and The Charlotte Sun Times. Sun Coast Media Group is based in Venice, Fla.
Beatty was named publisher of the Globe in 2010, later advancing to oversee newspaper operations both at the Joplin paper and in Northeast Oklahoma.