Dover, Del. — Clarissa Williams has joined GateHouse Media as the new publisher and advertising director of their Delaware-based publications. Previously, she was part of Halifax Media, where she most recently served as group general manager of their Daytona, Fla.-based PennySaver operation.
Williams has also led several newspapers as publisher, including the Oldham Era in LaGrange, Ky., as well as the News-Sun in Sebring, Fla. She also spent considerable time with Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., where she worked in various management positions, including leadership roles in advertising, marketing, circulation and public relations. She eventually became publisher of the Register-News in Mt. Vernon and Times-Leader in McLeansboro, Ill.
Williams will lead publishing efforts for GateHouse Media’s several publications in the Delaware market including the Dover Post, Middletown Transcript, Smyrna/Clayton Sun Times, Hockessin Community News, Milford Beacon, Sussex Countian, and their affiliated websites.