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The Daily Sun has promoted Dan Sprung to general manager. Over the past 19 years, he served as the newspaper’s director of marketing and publishing. He also managed advertising sales and marketing for the Daily Sun, The Villages Magazine, WVLG … more
In a memo to staff on Wednesday, News Director for Europe and Africa Anna Johnson announced two appointments in Africa: I am excited to make two important staffing announcements for Africa: Yesica Fisch is our new West Africa senior producer, based … more
Creators Syndicate has announced the promotion of Jack Newcombe, president, to co-CEO, effective Jan. 27, 2020. Jack shares this partnership with Rick Newcombe, the company’s founder and chairman. “Jack has been functioning unofficially as … more
The Los Angeles Times has named Chris Stone its Executive Sports Editor. Stone joins The Times from Sports Illustrated where he worked for 27 years, including four as Editor-in-Chief, before leaving SI last October. The Times also named Mike … more
It is our great pleasure to let you know that Amanda Barrett will take on, beginning immediately, the role of deputy managing editor in News and will join News’ senior leadership team. This new title, and the additional responsibilities she will … more
We’re thrilled to announce that Greg Miller will become a Europe-based investigative correspondent, beginning this summer. Greg is one of The Post’s most accomplished reporters, with an extraordinary record in breaking some of the most important … more
As a philanthropist, Anne Cox Chambers forever enhanced Atlanta’s civic and cultural landscape. As a political activist and diplomat, her influence spanned the globe. Yet Chambers, who died early Friday at 100, would want to be remembered as one … more
Former New York Post chief Xana Antunes, who was an executive editor at Quartz for the past six years, passed away Monday following a battle with pancreatic cancer. The Scottish-born journalist, 55, who was granted a lifetime achievement award from … more
 Lee Enterprises Inc., parent company of The Courier, announced Tuesday that David Adams has been named general manager and vice president of sales of Courier Communications. Adams succeeds Roy Biondi, who left the company in November. Read more more
Eliza Hussman Gaines has been named managing editor of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, succeeding David Bailey, who is retiring. Walter Hussman Jr., the newspaper’s publisher, held successive announcements for the personnel changes on Monday, … more
Ben Smith, editor in chief of BuzzFeed News, who built a respected news organization alongside the website’s lighter content, will leave the company and join The New York Times as the newspaper's top media columnist, according to sources familiar … more
The Local Media Consortium, a strategic alliance of leading local media companies, today announced the hire of Annette Heath as partnership manager and Alex Sanchez Sobrino as Director of Sales. These two full-time positions have been created to … more
Jim Fogler, a veteran leader in the publishing industry, is the new president and chief executive officer of the Florida Press Association and Intersect Media Solutions. In this new role, Fogler will become the chief advocate for publishers in … more
Times Union Editor Rex Smith is stepping down from his position effective Feb. 1, capping an 18-year tenure as the newsroom's chief, the paper's publisher and CEO George R. Hearst III announced Tuesday afternoon. Casey Seiler, who most recently … more
Jim Lehrer, the somber and thoughtful television news anchor who helped build “PBS NewsHour” into an authoritative yet accessible voice of public broadcasting, died Thursday. He was 85. Lehrer, the show’s co-founder, died “peacefully in his … more
We’re promoting Nancy Donaldson Gauss, who has successfully led our Video desk, to associate managing editor to assume a broader strategic role in helping make visual journalism a bigger part of our digital programming and storytelling. Over the … more
Sara Shahriari has joined the Institute for Nonprofit News in a new role as director of leadership and talent development. Shahriari will lead three key initiatives–increasing the number of INN member newsrooms led by people of color or serving … more
When we announced in October that we were partnering with ProPublica to create a world-class investigative team focused on Texas, we knew job No. 1 was to find a visionary leader. We’re excited to tell you that we’ve hired two-time Pulitzer … more
Mary Irby-Jones has been named top editor of the Clarion Ledger and the Hattiesburg American, Katrice Hardy, USA TODAY’s Regional Editor for the South, announced Thursday. “Being chosen to lead the state’s top newspaper is an honor that I … more
Local Media Association announced the appointment of seven new directors to its board, while Local Media Foundation announced two new board director appointments. All new appointments take effect immediately. New LMA and LMF board members come from … more
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