The Atlanta Journal-Constitution names Leroy Chapman Jr. as editor in chief

Leroy Chapman Jr. has been named editor in chief of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, succeeding longtime Editor Kevin Riley, who announced his retirement Thursday.

Rachel Kay named SVP and chief people officer of Hearst

In her new role, Rachel Kay will be Hearst’s most senior human resources executive, leading companywide strategy, programs and human capital management support, while maintaining a longstanding tradition of local oversight of the majority of human resource decision-making.

POLITICO names Francesca Barber executive director, global newsroom strategy

Francesca Barber will be joining POLITICO this spring in a newly created position: executive director, global newsroom strategy.

Rushard Anderson joins The Washington Post as social media editor

In his role as a social media editor, Rushard Anderson will play a key role in programming The Washington Post's main accounts on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Telegram.

Joy Robins named global chief advertising officer of The New York Times Company

Joy Robins, who has led advertising teams at The Washington Post and Quartz, NBC and the BBC, is joining the Times Company in early May.

U.S. Democracy Day welcomes new advisory board for 2023 collaboration

New advisory board members have been named for the Democracy Day 2023 collaborative journalism project.

Christine Cook joins Bloomberg Media as chief revenue officer

Christine Cook will join Bloomberg Media as chief revenue officer. Cook will lead global advertising revenues across all media platforms including digital, digital video, linear TV, audio, events, custom content, print and programmatic revenues.

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Matt Jones has retired from the Paxton Media Group after 25 years of service, serving as The Paducah (Kentucky) Sun’s operational manager from December 2014 to January 2019 and as its general manager since January 2019.
Doug Ames, who has worked at The Daily World for 15 years — most recently as circulation director — has been named interim general sales manager.
The New York Times has announced the members of the fifth New York Times Fellowship class. The incoming fellows will arrive in the newsroom in June.
Before Sylvia Poggioli leaves NPR at the end of the month, she will be joining Scott Simon on Weekend Edition on March 25 for a farewell interview.
Julia Turner has been promoted to the newly created role of senior vice president for content business strategy at the Los Angeles Times, reporting to Executive Editor Kevin Merida.
Virginia Parker was recently promoted to the role of editor/publisher at The Saratoga Sun in Wyoming and will be running the community newspaper, which is in its 135th year of covering the Platte Valley.
Two new staff members have joined the Missouri School of Journalism, where they are filling important roles supporting students both in the classroom and in the newsroom.
Peter Bobkowski will join the School of Media and Journalism this fall as Kent State University’s second Knight Chair in Scholastic Journalism, dedicated to leading national efforts to revitalize journalism in the nation's high schools.
Marianne LeVine joins The Washington Post after more than eight years at POLITICO, where she was known for unearthing revelatory stories on Capitol Hill.
Keri Blakinger and Brennon Dixson have joined the Los Angeles Times’ California reporting staff. Blakinger covers the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and Brennon Dixson covers Black communities in Southern California.
Jesús Rodríguez joins The Washington Post from POLITICO Magazine, where he wrote features about politics and law as a staff writer.
Deborah Anderluh has joined the Los Angeles Times as its new state editor, helping to shape coverage on a range of issues central to California and its influence nationally.
Kara Voght, whose last name is pronounced “vote,” joins The Washington Post from Rolling Stone, where she worked for the past year covering all facets of national politics.
Lauren Mensch and Chris Russell have been named executive producers of CNN This Morning, overseeing the network’s flagship morning show and reporting to Ryan Kadro, senior vice president of content strategy.
In his new role, Max Kim's focus will be the Korean peninsula — from documenting life inside North Korea to illuminating the economic and social changes sweeping South Korea.
POLITICO has announced the 2023 class of the POLITICO Journalism Institute (PJI), an intensive training program designed to advance newsroom diversity.
McClatchy has announced the promotion of Robyn Tomlin to chief news officer. In this role, Tomlin will lead the division responsible for all news, opinion and multimedia content created across McClatchy’s network of 30 local news sites and affiliated brands.
Christine Chung is joining Travel as a reporter from Express.
The New York Times has announced Josh Haner’s promotion to a deputy of the Photo department.