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Jeana Stanley, Hearst vice president of finance, dies at 54

Jeana Stanley, who joined Hearst’s corporate finance team as vice president in August 2018, died June 26 in Tierra Verde, Florida. She was 54. more

Nieman Lab announces staff changes

Two journalists at Nieman Lab, the Nieman Foundation’s publication covering digital innovation and change in journalism, are moving into new roles beginning on July 1. more

Journal Star in Peoria names new executive editor

Romando Dixson has been named executive editor of the Journal Star in Peoria, Illinois, becoming the first African American to serve as editor of the paper. more

Gannett forms state capitol bureau for Pennsylvania

Scott Fisher has been named bureau editor of a new state capitol bureau to serve Gannett’s 14 Pennsylvania properties and the USA TODAY NETWORK’s Atlantic Region. He will continue his news duties for the York (Pennsylvania) Daily Record. more

Victoria Advocate names new general manager

George Coleman has been named the general manager of operations for the Victoria (Texas) Advocate by Stephen McHaney, president of M. Roberts Media. more

The Post and Courier announces first three hires in Greenville

Ryan Gilchrest has been named managing editor of The Post and Courier Greenville, heading up the powerhouse team that will lead the South Carolina paper's digital-only newsroom in Greenville.  more

Gannett eliminates CEO position for operating company, announces departure of Paul Bascobert

Gannett Co. announced yesterday that Paul Bascobert, CEO of its operating company, will leave the company after the board eliminated his position to streamline its operating structure. more

SNPA Foundation announces officers slate

The Board of Trustees of the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation elected a new slate of officers for 2020-2021 at its meeting on June 17. more

Boone Newspapers appoints regional publisher over Andalusia, Atmore and Brewton papers

Kendra Majors has been named regional publisher of The Andalusia (Alabama) Star-News, The Atmore Advance, The Brewton Standard and associated print and digital products. more

Mike Martoccia named to digital sales/marketing role with APG

Mike Martoccia, who has been consulting with Adams Publishing Group since February, has been named APG’s vice president of digital sales and marketing. This is a new position for APG, to assist in the company's evolution to a multi-media organization. more

Robert Granfeldt named general manager of Hearst Texas Panhandle properties, MRT

Robert Granfeldt has been named general manager of the Midland (Texas) Reporter-Telegram and Texas Panhandle properties for Hearst Communications. The Panhandle properties include the Plainview Herald, Muleshoe Journal and Canyon News. more

The Missourian announces interim editor/publisher

The Missourian newspaper (Washington, Missouri) is now under the leadership of new Editor/Publisher Tricia Miller, the first female to hold the position in the company's long history. more

Courier & Press editor to assume new role at USA TODAY

Michael McCarter has been named managing editor, standards, ethics and inclusion at USA TODAY. McCarter previously served as executive editor of USA TODAY Network’s Evansville (Indiana) Courier & Press, and also coordinated coverage with editors and reporters in Bloomington, Spencer, Martinsville, Paoli, French Lick and Bedford, Indiana, as well as Henderson and Union County, Kentucky. more

Terrie Baker named regional publisher for three newspapers in Nebraska

Terrie Baker has been named regional publisher for Lee Enterprises with responsibility for three Nebraska newspapers: the Kearney Hub, Grand Island Independent and Lexington Clipper-Herald. Baker succeeds Shon Barenklau as the Hub publisher. more

Terry Cascioli: Erie Times-News publisher finishing up a rewarding run

In a recent opinion column in the Erie (Pennsylvania) Times-News, Terry Cascioli said he and his wife intend to stay in the region, as he steps down from his role as president and publisher of the newspaper. more

Tolley named president of three S.C. newspapers as Mahone takes over Georgia markets

The McClatchy Company announced leadership changes at its South Carolina properties on Monday. more

Pulitzer Prize winner named editor in Sharon, New Castle

Jeffrey Gerritt, recipient of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing, has been appointed editor of the Sharon (Pennsylvania) Herald and New Castle News, effective July 13. more

World-Herald announces new publisher and general manager

Julie Bechtel, formerly executive vice president of BH Media Group, has been named publisher of the Omaha (Nebraska) World-Herald, while Todd Sears, who previously held that position, becomes World-Herald general manager. Bechtel’s previous role included oversight of The World-Herald. more

Rana Cash named Savannah Morning News news director, USA TODAY Network Georgia executive editor

Rana Cash has been named news director of the Savannah (Georgia) Morning News, becoming the first African American to lead the Savannah newsroom in the publication’s 170-year history. more

Anne Brennan named executive editor of Cape Cod Times

With over three decades of experience in print and digital journalism, Anne Brennan, the former editorial leader at the MetroWest Daily News, has been named executive editor of the Cape Cod Times in Hyannis, Massachusetts. more
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