Gannett's president of domestic publishing to retire 11/6/17

Gannett Co., Inc. has announced that John Zidich, president of domestic publishing and publisher of USA TODAY, will retire after more than 40 years with the company. Zidich's retirement will be effective April 3, 2018.


Melody Brunson named publisher of Times Herald 11/6/17

Melody Brunson, veteran editor of the Washington (Ind.) Times Herald, has been appointed publisher of the newspaper.

Brunson will retain her editor title as well, said Robyn McCloskey, group publisher for the Times Herald's parent company, Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.


CNHI names senior vice president for digital revenue 11/6/17

Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., has announced the appointment of Greg Maibach to the new role of senior vice president for digital revenue.


Post publisher to lead Florida Press Association board 11/6/17

Tim Burke, publisher of The Palm Beach Post and the Palm Beach Daily News, has been selected to chair Florida's newspaper trade association.


AP names Josh Hoffner as news editor for national beats 10/30/17

Josh Hoffner, a longtime news editor and breaking news manager at The Associated Press, has been named the cooperative's news editor for national beats.


ppi Media focuses on market in North America 10/24/17

Markus Feldenkirchen successfully established ppi Media's new Strategy & Innovation division over the last year; he will now focus increasingly on the North American market and his role as CEO of ppi Media US, Inc.


Froke named APME executive director and AP Stylebook editor 10/23/17

Paula Froke, a longtime newsroom and customer service leader at The Associated Press, is the new executive director of Associated Press Media Editors and editor of the AP Stylebook.


Sharon Sorg returns as publisher of Meadville Tribune 10/23/17

Sharon Sorg, former publisher of The Meadville (Penn.) Tribune, has been appointed to rejoin the paper in that role again, effective immediately.


Stillwater publisher to also oversee Muskogee, Tahlequah papers 10/16/17

Dale Brendel, publisher of the Stillwater (Okla.) News Press, has been appointed by Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., to also serve as publisher of the Muskogee Phoenix and the Tahlequah Daily Press.

He will oversee operations of the three dailies, including their news and advertising content in print and online.


Neelys named new publishers of The Newnan Times-Herald 10/13/17

By Winston Skinner, The Newnan Times-Herald

Beth and Clay Neely have been named as the new publishers of The Newnan (Ga.) Times-Herald.

The announcement comes as the newspaper, Coweta County's oldest business, celebrates its 152nd birthday.