By: E&P Staff
Deborah Smiddy has been named director of advertising for The E.W. Scripps Co.’s newspaper division.
Smiddy, 54, has served as president and publisher of the Scripps-owned Redding (Calif.) Record Searchlight since 1999. In her new capacity, she will provide guidance and assistance to retail, classified and national sales staffs at Scripps newspapers.
Smiddy was named president and publisher in Redding after four years as advertising director for The Knoxville (Tenn.) News Sentinel, another Scripps newspaper.