PJ Browning and Chris Zoeller talk with E&P about the paper's plans to expand in South Carolina

Mike Blinder, publisher of E&P, talks with the P.J. Browning, publisher of The Post and Courier, and Chief Revenue/Marketing Officer Chris Zoeller about the paper's plans to expand.

As The Post and Courier Myrtle Beach announces new hires for its Myrtle Beach operation, Publisher P.J. Browning and Chief Revenue/Marketing Officer Chris Zoeller talk with E&P's Mike Blinder about the paper's plans to expand.   View the podcast

In Myrtle Beach, Nick Masuda will lead the Myrtle Beach staff. He comes to The Post and Courier from a stint as editor of the daily newspaper in Santa Barbara, California.

Executive Editor Mitch Pugh says he brings "infectious enthusiasm and passion for the craft to the job. He’s also a digital dynamo that is equally comfortable getting news online as he is getting it into print."

The paper has also made its first reporter hire. Tyler Fleming has been covering Horry County and the Grand Strand since May 2018 for the Myrtle Beach Sun-News. His beats have included the county, the city of Conway, Coastal Carolina University and housing.

Pugh said, "Tyler is another high-energy journalist built for this work. He got his training at the University of North Carolina, where he served as editor-in-chief of The Daily Tarheel. He’s also had internships at The Charlotte Observer and Greensboro News & Record."

Additional hires will be announced soon.

Follow the paper's plans at: postandcourier.com/myrtle beach and postandcourier.com/greenville


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