Died Sept. 6 at 91. Wilcock was British journalist and travel writer for The New York Times and Frommer’s and played a major role in the emergence of the alternative press at The Village Voice. The Village Voice closed on August 31.
Has been named marketing manager for Dream Local Digital.
has been named president of the Detroit Free Press and Michigan.com. Since April 2017, Gruber has overseen advertising sales in Detroit for Michigan.com, which includes The Detroit News and the Free Press, and Gannett's other papers in Michigan. He takes over for Brian Priester, who plans to retire at the end of September after 24 years with Gannett.
has been named associate publisher of the Millard County Chronicle Progress (Delta, Utah). The paper also named Rhett Wilkinson staff reporter.
Has been appointed vice president of Lakeway Publishers (Missouri). Peyton will succeed Walt Gilbert, who retired in August after 50 years in journalism. Peyton joined Lakeway in May as publisher of the Lincoln County Journal, Troy Free Press and Lake St. Louis Newstime.
Has been named vice president of Digital for BH Media Group. Jordan will be charged with leading the transformation of BH Media’s news and advertising organizations with a digital-first approach that will increase audience and revenue. Jordan most recently served as executive vice present of partner development with Vendasta, a Canadian provider of digital marketing service.
Herald-Tribune’s (Sarasota, Florida), will add the title of general manager to his existing duties as executive editor. Sauer will continue to oversee the Herald-Tribune’s newsroom but will now work with the media company’s seasoned team of executives to continue the paper’s mission.
The News Media Alliance has promoted Danielle Coffey to senior vice president, Strategic Initiatives and Counsel. Coffey joined the organization in 2015 and has focused on the intersection of technology and public policy. She previously worked in the telecom industry for over 10 years.
Recently announced his retirement as president and publisher.
Was named the president of The Augusta Chronicle and Chronicle Media in May. In Jacksonville,
Northwest Florida Daily News Publisher, announced her retirement after three years. She will remain with GateHouse Media on a contractual basis.
Regional publisher of seven newspapers including the Gainesville Sun and the Ocala Star-Banner, will retire at the end of the year.
Editorial page editor, has retired from The Boston Globe after four years leading the editorial board. During her time with The Globe, she served as the executive director of communications, as well as deputy managing editor and city editor.
Daytona Beach News-Journal publisher Bill Offill has been promoted to the position of group publisher for three GateHouse Media newspapers in Florida including The St. Augustine Record, and the Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville. Former Record publisher
The CEO of marketplaces at Schibsted (Norway), is leaving the company. He's the latest in a line of high-level executives at Schibsted to leave in the past few months, including several from the classified marketplace arena.
Has named a new vice president of newspaper operations for Forum Communications. Becher, general manager of The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead and West Fargo Pioneer since 2012 and director of advertising operations for the company in recent months, will now oversee publishers at the company’s more than 30 newspapers in four states.
Postmedia Network Canada has announced that David Pecker has resigned his seat from the boards of Postmedia Network Canada and Postmedia Network.
Has been named the new top business executive for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and USA Today Network-Wisconsin. Fisher, who most recently was an executive with the Dallas-based business software and marketing firm DexYP, started as Gannett’s vice president of sales for Wisconsin on Monday.
Has joined Siebold Company as vice president Midwest sales. Campbell has successfully completed hundreds of press installations, press additions, press upgrades and press sales worldwide. He also serves on the ING board and is actively involved with several newspaper associations, including SNPA and the Inland Press Association.
Vice president for news at BH Media, has resigned from the Omaha World-Herald to relocate to Texas. Reilly worked at The World-Herald for the past 28 years.
Owner and former publisher of the Roswell Daily Record, has died at 97.
Has been named executive editor of the Rome News-Tribune (Georgia).
Mary Suh is joining the editorial team at AtlanticLIVE, The Atlantic’s events division, following more than 20 years as a top editor at The New York Times. Suh will be a senior editor working with Executive Producer Rob Hendin and a team responsible for shaping the content for The Atlantic’s live events journalism, which comes to life across more than 100 annual events on stages around the world. She will begin at The Atlantic in early September.
The Boston Globe announced that Shirley Leung will assume leadership for the editorial board for the next six months and will be named the interim editorial page editor.