By: E&P Staff Gary Wortel has been appointed president and publisher of The Sun News in Myrtle Beach, S.C., effective Feb. 14. He replaces Paula Ellis, who is now vice president/operations for Knight Ridder.
Wortel is currently vice president/advertising and marketing for the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
?Gary has delivered outstanding results as top advertising executive at the Pioneer Press and The Tennessean in Nashville,? said Ellis in a statement. ?His deep experience in advertising and his passion for the unique mission of a community newspaper make him ideally suited to lead the Sun News.?