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Eugene C. Dorsey, a respected former publisher of the Democrat and Chronicle and president of the Gannett Foundation who called the Rochester area home for nearly 50 years, has died at the age of 92. Mr. Dorsey, a resident of Penfield, died … more
Chris Eickhoff, Associate Principal Engineer, will be working within our Engineered Solutions Group and will be responsible for supporting sales / business development and project execution. He will lend his expertise in the development of … more
The Citizen Tribune lost one of its original employees and the Lakeway Area lost a great friend Saturday. Don Cunningham, longtime circulation director for the Citizen Tribune, died Saturday following a lengthy illness. He was 78. Read more more
Phil Blanchard, an editor for several newspapers — including the Times Union and the Schenectady Gazette — and websites for more than five decades, died on Aug. 16 at his home in Albuquerque, N.M. The cause was cancer.Read more more
When riots broke out in Los Angeles in the spring of 1992, few local reporters covering the historical unrest were able to interview the Koreans whose neighborhoods were suddenly besieged by violence. They couldn’t speak the language.Read more more
Mike Distelhorst was named publisher of The Fayetteville Observer on Wednesday as part of a consolidation effort by Gatehouse Media, the company that owns the newspaper. Distelhorst, who already serves as the group publisher of four GateHouse papers … more
Carol Stark, editor of The Joplin Globe, who died Wednesday at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis after a long battle with cancer, was remembered by friends and co-workers for her professionalism, warmth and humor. Stark, 61, was recent past … more
For nearly 40 years, whether it was at the Delaware County Daily Times’ office in Chester or in Primos, visitors to the sports department were often greeted by the friendly face and warm hospitality of one Robert Dean Franklin, known … more
Jody Jalbert has been named vice president and general manager of Sun Media Group. Jalbert had been serving as vice president for advertising since April 2018. She started working at the Sun Journal as a part-time employee taking classified ads in … more
Lisa Ludovici was recently appointed as advertising director of the Morning Journal, The Review and the Salem News. In her new position she is managing the day-to-day operations of the three Columbiana County publications which are members of the … more
The Associated Press on Thursday named a senior news leader who has led coverage across Europe and around the world as its deputy director for newsgathering in Europe. James Jordan, currently an executive producer for global video at AP, will start … more
Christie Swanson, a newspaper veteran with more than a quarter century of journalism experience, is the new editor of The Norman Transcript. Swanson worked in newspapers in Northwest Arkansas for more than 15 years. She served as managing editor for … more
Jill Chappell Adly is joining the Deseret News in the role of Director of Strategic Reach & Development to further extend the reach and influence of its groundbreaking in depth news coverage and commentary.  Adly has spent the past 18 years at … more
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today announced that Paul Bascobert has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Bascobert joins Gannett with more than two decades of … more
Chris Sherrill Vass, Chattanooga Times Free Press public editor, has been named president of the Tennessee Press Association. Vass becomes president of the 129-member TPA (which includes 23 daily newspapers) at a crucial time for the newspaper … more
Terrie Baker, general manager of the Grand Island Independent, has been named publisher. She succeeds Don Smith, publisher of the Independent since 2003, who announced his retirement this week. “I am excited to take on the position of publisher … more
McClatchy (NYSE American: MNI) has added two new leaders to its advertising team as it continues to transform its sales operation and connect partners to McClatchy’s iconic local brands. Holden Berlin was named Head of … more
Lakeway Publishers Inc. has named Kelly Drumheller the next publisher of The Central Virginian. Drumheller has been with the newspaper for nearly 20 years. She started her career at the newspaper as advertising director in 2000 and for the past nine … more
At their first meeting, Don Hoover recalled, Bill Burgess was standing outside in miserable winter weather, engaging attendees of an agriculture event. With a stream of water running between his boots, Burgess asked probing questions, handed out … more
Hearst announced today that Michael Sacks has been named publisher of the San Antonio Express-News. He succeeds Susan Pape, who will assume the role of chairman. The announcement was made by Hearst President and CEO Steven R. Swartz and Hearst … more
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