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CNHI names new publisher of Press-Republican

John Celestino, a veteran newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher of The Press-Republican in Plattsburgh, New York. more

Lauren Gustus named director of Community Funding Initiatives

McClatchy's West Region Editor, Lauren Gustus, will lead a new company-wide effort as director of community funding initiatives. In this expanded role, Gustus will be responsible for building community support for important local journalism initiatives through grants, contributions from philanthropic organizations and individuals, and partnerships with local stakeholders and readers.  more

Leisa Richardson joins the SJ-R as its new executive editor

Leisa Richardson has joined The State Journal-Register in Springfield, Illinois, as executive editor. more

IndyStar executive editor Ronnie Ramos is stepping down

Ronnie Ramos, executive editor of The Indianapolis (Indiana) Star, has announced plans to step down to pursue new opportunities. more

TownNews announces two executive appointments

TownNews has announced that Sinead Steele has been appointed to the newly-created position of vice president of operations, and Rick Rogers has been promoted to chief revenue officer. more

Snyder named editor of The Daily Independent

Aaron Snyder, sports/managing editor of The Daily Independent in Ashland, Kentucky, has been promoted to editor of the newspaper. more

Longtime Richmond publisher Tom Silvestri announces retirement

Thomas A. Silvestri, president and publisher of the Richmond (Virginia) Times-Dispatch for nearly the last 15 years, has announced his retirement. He will stay on in Richmond until Dec. 31. Effective immediately, Paul Farrell will become publisher in Richmond. Farrell currently serves as vice president of sales for Lee Enterprises. more

Gannett announces senior leadership

Gannett Co., Inc. has announced the senior leadership for the newly combined company. more

Paxton Media Group names Jamie Paxton president, CEO

Paxton Media Group announced that Jamie Paxton has been named president and chief executive officer effective January 1, 2020.  He succeeds David Paxton, who had held the position for 20 years.  more

GM in Camden and Magnolia announces retirement

Sue Silliman, the general manager for the Camden (Arkansas) News and the Magnolia (Arkansas) Banner-News, will retire Dec. 31 from WEHCO newspapers. Robyn Yarbro, director of business development for both papers, will be promoted to general manager. more

McAlester native named GM of News-Capital

A longtime McAlester (Oklahoma) News-Capital advertising executive has been promoted to general manager of the paper. She succeeds Ed Choate, who recently became publisher of the Muskogee Phoenix. more

Richmond Times-Dispatch names VP of advertising

The new vice president of advertising for the Richmond Times-Dispatch will bring a strong emphasis on digital and non-traditional solutions. Under his leadership, the newspaper's goal is to expand its digital advertising portfolio and to continue to enhance its robust newspaper, magazine and specialty advertising options. more

Cullman Times names new editor

The Cullman Times has named a new editor, who spent several years as the director of communications for the Georgia Municipal Association prior to joining CNHI. more

Davis to leave GateHouse and New Media after Gannett deal closes

Kirk Davis, chief operating officer of New Media Investments and CEO of GateHouse Media, intends to leave New Media upon the close of the Gannett-GateHouse merger. more

AP names Matt Volz as news editor for the Rockies region

Matt Volz, who served as interim Rockies news editor with The Associated Press over the past year, has been appointed to permanently fill the position. In his interim role, he helped lead award-winning coverage, such as the 20th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting massacre. more

Daily Journal names new managing editor

Veteran newsroom managing editor Mike Frey of The Daily Journal in Kankakee, Illinois, will retire by the end of the year. Misty Knisely has been named to succeed him. more

CNHI expands editorial leadership team

CNHI is expanding its regional editor program to include five new appointments. “This team works hard to help our newsrooms create great journalism,” said Kayla Gagnet, senior vice president of content & digital operations. “They have collaborated to develop investigative reporting, feature pages and sports content that our readers really value.” more

New Media and Gannett announce the Board of Directors for the combined company

New Media Investment Group Inc. and Gannett Co., Inc.  have announced the expected members of the board of directors for the combined company, effective upon completion of the proposed acquisition of Gannett by New Media. The board will have nine members, including Michael Reed as chairman, five independent directors from New Media, and three directors from Gannett. more

Nick Monico joins Adams Publishing Group as COO

Nick Monico has been appointed chief operating officer of Adams Publishing Group where he will focus on helping the company maximize its revenue, content, circulation, digital and operational initiatives. more

Jackson appointed publisher of Tahlequah Daily Press

Veteran Oklahoma newspaper executive Gary Jackson has been appointed publisher of the Tahlequah Daily Press. more
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