By: Jamie Santo
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Eva Parziale to chief of bureau in Columbus, Ohio, from director of the AP’s photo archive. Parziale succeeds Jake Booher, who is retiring after 35 years with the wire service.
David H. Tomlin to assistant to the president from general executive in the AP’s newspaper membership department. Tomlin succeeds Kelly Tunney, who was recently named assistant to the president and director of corporate communications.
CALIFORNIA NEWSPAPER PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION
George Riggs, publisher and CEO of the Contra Costa (Calif.) Times, to president for 1999-2000; Marcia Mc Quern to vice president and Steve Laxineta to secretary. Riggs succeeds Martin Weinberger, editor and publisher of the Claremont (Calif.) Courier.
CENTRE DAILY TIMES
Henry B. Haitz III to executive vice president of the State College, Pa., daily from vice president and chief financial officer. Carmen Strand to production director from production manager.
Lisa Drueke to the new position of metro editor of the MetroWest Daily News in Framingham, Mass., from regional editor of the Ashland, Holliston, and Hopkinton Tabs.
Andi Weissman to editor of the Framingham, Natick, Ashland, and Holiston Tabs from assistant editor at The Needham (Mass.) Chronicle. Weissman replaces Tim Kane, who was recently named editor of The Waltham (Mass.) News Tribune.
Daryl Barnes to sales manager for the Texas daily’s New York office from assistant New York manager for Sawyer Ferguson Walker.
Molly Collins to Los Angeles sales manager from national sales manager for The Orange County (Calif.) Register. Jim Moore to Chicago sales manager from advertising director for Midwest Suburban Publishing.
Jackie Fleming to editor of the group from classified ad saleswoman at the Plano (Texas) Star Courier. She will coordinate news, opinions, and graphics sections for the daily Star Courier and seven suburban Dallas nondailies. Fleming succeeds Tim Watterson.
THE GLOBE AND MAIL
Richard Addis to editor of the Toronto-based national daily. Addis was most recently deputy editor for London’s Daily Mail and Mail On Sunday. He succeeds William Thorsell, who had been editor in chief. Thorsell becomes executive editor and remains chairman of the editorial board.
Chrystia Freeland to deputy editor from national news editor for London’s Financial Times.
Jeff West to publisher of the Michigan newspaper from operations coordinator. West succeeds Bill Turner, who retired in April.
JOURNAL REGISTER CO.
Edward K. Prisco to the newly created position of vice president of online operations from senior vice president of sales, marketing and new media for the daily San Antonio Express-News.
Landmark Community Newspapers
Susan Gayle Reed to editor and general manager of the weekly LaRue County (Ky.) Herald-News from copy editor and writer at Landmark’s The News Enterprise in Elizabethtown, Ky.
Melissa Blankenship to editor and general manager of the weekly Henry County (Ky.) Local.
Beth Douglas to classified advertising manager from regional manager at a marketing firm.
PIEDMONT NEWSPAPER GROUP
Lawrence M. St. Cyr to group controller of the Gannett-owned group from finance director of The Tennessean in Nashville. He will coordinate financial reporting for nine dailies and several nondailies.
Sharon Schroeder to publisher of the Hamilton, Mont., daily. Schroeder succeeds Janet Taylor, who served as interim publisher since Lee Enterprises purchased the paper from Pulitzer Inc. in May.
Tom Linthicum to director of the newly formed department of human resources and development from assistant to the publisher for the Baltimore daily.
Scott Moores to vice president, strategic planning and communications from vice president of organizational development at the newspaper.
Joseph W. Hawken to finance director of the Nashville daily from
controller for the Asbury Park (N.J.) Press. Hawken succeeds Lawrence M. St. Cyr. (See Piedmont Newspaper Group).
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