Cox Enterprises has named Maury Z. Wolfe senior director, corporate social responsibility and public affairs. Wolfe will be responsible for leading sustainability-focused, community and employee-action programs that support Cox Conserves, the company's signature sustainability program.MORE
Pauline Sherrer, publisher of the Crossville (Tenn.) Chronicle, stepped into the next chapter of her life recently with her retirement from the community newspaper she has shepherded the past 37 years.
Bill Atkinson will now lead the staff as publisher.MORE
Two veteran journalists at the Tampa Bay Times will assume prominent new roles in business and local coverage, Managing Editor Jennifer Orsi has announced. Graham Brink has been named business columnist, and Amy Hollyfield will expand her editing portfolio to include metro, politics and business.MORE
Cox Enterprises has named Sharon Zealey as vice president, compliance. Zealey will be responsible for leading compliance strategy, data privacy and alignment on key issues across Cox Enterprises' major operating subsidiaries: Cox Communications, Cox Automotive and Cox Media Group. Her role includes managing Cox's ethics hotline and coordinating sensitive compliance investigations.MORE
Ann Caulkins, The Charlotte Observer’s president and publisher, is stepping down after 12 years and will be succeeded by Rodney Mahone, a longtime media executive from Georgia.
Mahone, 51, begins in Charlotte June 4.MORE
A fourth generation of the Imes family has taken the reins of The Commercial Dispatch in Columbus, Miss.
Birney Imes III, who has run the newspaper since 1996, has named his son Peter Imes to succeed him as publisher. Peter Imes previously held the position of general manager.MORE
Grant Moise, who was named general manager of The Dallas Morning News a year ago, has been elevated to president and publisher of the news organization.
Moise, 42, succeeds Jim Moroney, who will continue to serve as board chairman, president and chief executive of The News' parent company, Dallas-based A. H. Belo Corporation.MORE
The Louisiana Press Association has hired veteran newspaperman Will Chapman as its new executive director. It has also promoted Communications Director Mike Rood to general manager.MORE
The first woman to become publisher of The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.) is leaving it to lead a media company in Connecticut.
Pat Richardson will also be the first woman to lead the Day Publishing Co. as publisher, president and CEO. The company's profits fund the Bodenwein Public Benevolent Foundation, which supports charities in the surrounding community.MORE
Tom Claybaugh, president of the Carolinas media operations and publisher of The Greenville News since April 2016, is leaving Greenville to take a new position within Gannett Co. Inc. based in Nashville.MORE
Opelika-Auburn News Publisher Rex Maynor has left the Alabama community to accept a position in Branson, Mo., where he will oversee operations for a group of community newspapers.More
Less than three weeks after buying The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.), media giant Tronc replaced the newspaper's top editor with Marisa Porto, who also leads the Daily Press in Newport News.
Tronc executives made the announcement during a meeting in The Pilot's newsroom. Porto takes over for Steve Gunn, who held the position for three years.More
Keith Barlow, veteran publisher of The Milledgeville (Ga.) Union-Recorder, has been appointed publisher of the Dalton (Ga.) Daily Citizen-News.More