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Lucy Nicholson will be the next director of photography for The Associated Press. She joins the AP from Reuters, where she has most recently led the agency’s photography in Europe, overseeing a team of 190 staff and freelance photographers in 50 countries.
CNHI, LLC has announced the promotion of Sharon Sorg and Robyn McCloskey to executive vice president/newspaper operations to support the company’s commitment to local journalism and community engagement.
Claudia Perez Rivas is the new editor of the Post Independent (Glenwood Springs, Colorado) and Citizen Telegram, arriving in Colorado from years of newsroom roles in Texas.
As media organizations across the country fold and news deserts grow, it remains to be seen who will tell the tough stories and ask difficult questions traditionally posed by journalists.
Monica Richardson brings 30 years of experience in journalism and numerous accolades to Gannett.
Mary Mayer joins the Star Tribune Media Company after spending the past five years at The Daily Beast building its subscription business from the ground up and leading the growth of all consumer products for the New York-based media company.
Local business owners and managers will find a new face they can turn to for a broad array of advertising solutions as The Lufkin (Texas) Daily News and The Nacogdoches (Texas) Daily Sentinel welcome a new team member to the fold.
After a national search, the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville will have a new director starting in July, Amy Jo Coffey, a former broadcast journalist who found her calling in higher education.
Press Forward has announced that Dale R. Anglin will serve as the inaugural director of the growing coalition of local and national funders committed to investing more than $500 million to strengthen communities, democracy and local news.
Gannett | USA TODAY Network have announced the addition of Marci Moss as dedicated chief data privacy officer, as they further strengthen their data protection framework. Safeguarding the information entrusted to publications like Gannett by clients, partners, users and employees is more critical than ever, and Moss will be dedicated to prioritizing the importance of data protection, privacy and regulation.
Will Lester, a longtime reporter and editor for The Associated Press who played a critical role in the news organization’s 2000 election-night decision not to call the presidential race, died Wednesday, Feb. 7. He was 71.
CNHI, parent company of The Daily Star in Oneonta, New York, announced Thursday, Feb. 8, that Valerie Secor has been promoted to publisher of the newspaper.
Jane Ashley Pace, Paxton Media Group regional advertising director and publisher of both the Henry County Local and Oldham Era, is now president of the Kentucky Press Association, a newspaper industry trade group established in 1869.
Crystal Miller, publisher of the Albert Lea Tribune and the Austin Daily Herald, was elected president of the Minnesota Newspaper Association during the association’s annual meeting at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest in Brooklyn Park.
John Celestino, regional executive for CNHI newspapers in New York, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, died Friday, Jan. 26. He was 63.
In this leadership role, Cole McNeely will play a pivotal part in overseeing, managing and leading the strategic direction of the company's audio and video production efforts, as well as driving the productization of content to create and maintain revenue opportunities for the foundation and its for-profit interests within the organization.
Yaritza Vazquez has been named publishing operations manager for Wick Communications, where she will oversee the company’s newspaper design and pagination.
The Wahpeton (North Dakota) Daily News and Richland County News Monitor announce the promotion of longtime reporter Frank Stanko to managing editor of both newspapers.
Eric Larsen, formerly executive editor of the Fort Collins Coloradoan, has become the executive editor of the Indianapolis Star.
Jeremy Chisenhall says he became a journalist because he loves to write and wants to tell stories that matter to people. Starting next month, he will be in charge of producing such content at The Telegraph in Macon and the Ledger-Enquirer in Columbus.
Leisa Richardson will be joining the Greenville News, Spartanburg Herald-Journal and Anderson Independent Mail as executive editor beginning Feb. 19.
Angela M. Hill, a multi award-winning investigative journalist and producer, has been named the new Ida B. Wells Professor in Journalism at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. 
The Democrat & Chronicle has announced that Heather Falkey has been named the general manager in the Rochester, New York, market.
The Greenville (South Carolina) News has announced that David Foster has been named the general manager in the Greenville market.