Reorganization combines New Bern, Kinston newsrooms 7/10/17

By GateHouse Media (reprinted from the Sun Journal of New Bern)

Sister newspapers in Eastern North Carolina are reorganizing their newsroom structures in a push to enhance local coverage on digital news platforms.

Newspapers primarily affected by the reorganization are the Sun Journal of New Bern and The Free Press of Kinston. The Daily News of Jacksonville is included in the reorganization, while additional resources will be provided by the StarNews in Wilmington.


Wilmington StarNews names Distelhorst as new publisher 1/16/17

Veteran newspaper executive Mike Distelhorst has been named publisher of the StarNews in Wilmington, N.C.


Robert Gruber named publisher of The Fayetteville Observer 8/1/16

Robert Gruber has been named publisher for new GateHouse Media acquisition The Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer, as well as several military newspapers and niche products, the IWANNA classified shoppers, and the Observer's regional commercial printing operations.

Previously, Gruber was publisher of the Star News in Wilmington, N.C. In January 2015, GateHouse Media purchased the Star News along with 13 other regional newspapers.


Blueberry Festival Magazine 12/19/13

The StarNews of Wilmington, N.C., earned $27,000 in revenue with the 10th anniversary Blueberry Festival Magazine. Learn what was key to the success.

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