By: E&P Staff
Brian Bloom has been appointed publisher of The DeSoto Times in Hernando, Miss.
Bloom, 49, has served as general manager of the Journal-Advocate in Sterling, Colo., since 2003.
Previously, Bloom managed the Everly-Royal News in Iowa before being named general manager of the West Des Moines (Iowa) Express and five community weeklies. He later oversaw his family newspaper business by managing the Logan-Herald-Observer and Woodbine Twiner, both in Iowa.
He succeeds Cyndi Pittman, who has served as interim publisher since May.