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Steve Turnham has been promoted to Washington Bureau chief, while Ethan Nelson is named head of Court TV prior to Jan. 1 launch.
Sewell Chan, editor in chief of The Texas Tribune, has been elected to the Pulitzer Prize Board, Columbia University announced.
Gabe Whisnant has been named interim editor of the USA TODAY Network newsrooms in South Carolina. Whisnant replaces Elizabeth Walters, who left her position Friday, Nov. 25. 
Watertown (Wisconsin) High School graduate Brian O’Connor is the new managing editor of the Watertown Daily Times and Daily Jefferson County Union.
Marny Ridling joins Cox Enterprises as the vice president of Cox Talent Acquisition (CTA), effective Nov. 28. In this role, Ridling will lead all CTA areas, including early career, sourcing, recruitment, candidate experience and third-party search.
The News-Review (Roseburg, Oregon) has welcomed a new multimedia reporter to its editorial team. Nancy Yingtao Lu recently graduated from University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, where she received her master’s degree in journalism in August.
A memorial service for Stephen F. Bentley, former co-publisher of The Lawton (Oklahoma) Constitution, will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 1, in St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.
Rick Weegman, who has worked at The Eagle since August 2021 as news editor, was named managing editor on Monday, Nov. 21.
Mark Treinen, executive editor of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, will become the editor of The Capital Times (Madison, Wisconsin), editor and publisher Paul Fanlund announced.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal has appointed Subrina Hudson to the post of business editor. Recently, Hudson led the business desk on an interim basis, less than a year after being named assistant business editor.
After a nine-month search, Hearst Midwest has selected a new editor for the Big Rapids (Michigan) Pioneer, Herald Review and Lake County Star.
The Times-Republican (Marshalltown, Iowa) has announced the hiring of Rhonda James as its new general manager and advertising director.
In a memo to staff, Washington Bureau Chief Anna Johnson announced the addition of three new reporters to AP’s Washington team.
Lee Enterprises on Wednesday named a new president and director of sales for The Roanoke Times and newspapers in Lynchburg, Martinsville and Danville.
The Austin (Texas) American-Statesman has named Courtney Sebesta as its managing editor, and the former writer and editor will take on a new role in helping lead the news and digital direction of the 151-year-old Texas newspaper.  
Retired Las Vegas correspondent Robert Macy, who wrote thousands of stories about entertainment, crime and sports in Sin City over the course of two decades for The Associated Press, has died. He was 85.
Gary Martin, the Washington bureau chief for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, has died.
AIM Media Indiana LLC on Thursday announced the appointment of Richard Clark as publisher at The Republic in Columbus, Indiana, and as vice president and group publisher with responsibility for all AIM Media properties in Indiana.
Marisa Porto and Michelle LaRoche will join the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media faculty in January 2023, bolstering the school’s expertise in sustainable local news and business journalism.
Alexandria Bursiek Kloehn is the new Buzz reporter at the Appleton Post-Crescent in Wisconsin.
Terri Hale, a Beckley native, graduate of Trap Hill High School and long-time employee of Beckley Newspapers, was named publisher of The Register-Herald on Wednesday, along with the state’s two other CNHI newspapers, the Bluefield Daily Telegraph and the Times West Virginian in Fairmont.
Eric Freeman, a veteran of the newspaper industry, recently joined the staff of The Missourian (Washington, Missouri) as director of circulation.
Ashir Badami to lead Media Innovation and Content Strategy specialization in 2023 academic year.
Hearst has announced that Atefeh “Atti” Riazi has been named chief information officer. She most recently served as senior vice president and chief information officer/interim chief digital officer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.