Has announced his retirement as editor of The Columbus Dispatch. Miller will retire at the end of this year. He plans to continue teaching journalism at Denison University, where he has taught each semester for 22 years.
Of Winston-Salem, died Sept. 12 at age 63 following a battle with a brain tumor and Parkinson’s disease. After surviving brain cancer the first time, he penned a memoir, "All My Might," in hopes of helping others deal with the disease. His last job before being diagnosed with the brain tumor was as president and publisher for the Naples Daily News (Florida). He also established Multimedia Consultants.
Has joined Rupert Murdoch's News Corp and Fox News Media in a global deal that includes a new TV show in early 2022, newspaper columns and a book contract
Resolute Forest Products announced that the board of directors appointed Duncan K. Davies as an additional member of the company's board. Davies will succeed Bradley P. Martin as the company's non-executive chairman. Martin of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited will continue to serve as vice chairman of Resolute’s now eight-member board.
Has been appointed executive editor of The News & Observer (Raleigh, North Carolina) and The Herald-Sun (Durham, North Carolina).
Has been named publisher of the Finger Lakes Times (Geneva, New York). He succeeds Mark Lukas, who will leave the Times in mid-October but continue working for Community Media Group, the paper’s Illinois-based parent company, in a more specialized role. Lukas will continue in his role as advertising director until a successor is hired. Cutillo had been executive editor of the Times since May 2011.
The Associated Press announced that AP Assistant Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace has been named the global news agency’s senior vice president and executive editor. Pace will lead AP's global news operations and oversee news content in all formats from journalists based in 250 locations in 100 countries.
Has retired from The Gazette (Janesville, Wisconsin) following a career spanning more than 40 years in newspapers.
Rudi Alcott, who oversees Sound Publishing’s King County Newspaper Group and is the company’s vice president of advertising, will become publisher of The Daily Herald (Everett, Washington) on Sept. 7. Alcott will succeed Josh O’Connor.
Newspaper industry veteran Max Heath died July 28. He was 75. Heath was executive editor of Landmark Community Newspapers for 21 years before retiring into a consultancy that continued until the newspapers’ sale to Paxton Media in 2021. He was also postal chair emeritus for NNA.
Sylvia Shepherd died on June 25. She was 89. Shepherd covered neighborhood news and worked in the Chicago Tribune’s educational services group.
Has announced his retirement as publisher at Times Leader Media Group (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania).
Retired Sea Coast Echo (Bay St. Louis, Mississippi) Publisher Ellis C. Cuevas died on July 13. He was 87 years old.
Colorado Community Media has appointed Linda Shapley as its new publisher. Shapley will lead CCM’s two-dozen Colorado newspapers and websites along with other publications. Her new role starts August 23.
Dennis Richardson, owner of Magic Valley Publishing (Camden, Tennessee), died on July 26. He was 70.
Jeff Dorsey has been named chief operating officer of McClatchy after serving nine months as the company’s senior vice president of transformation. In this newly created role, Dorsey’s portfolio will expand to include responsibility for the company’s technology and supply chain, as well as the entirety of its finance operation. These new responsibilities are in addition to his existing oversight of all aspects of McClatchy’s digitally-driven business transformation.
Publisher of the Great Bend Tribune (Kansas) announced that she will be leaving the Tribune later this month. While the Tribune looks for a new fulltime publisher, Karma Byers and Jana Hestand will co-lead the Tribune, with Byers handling all day-to-day operating matters and Hestand overseeing administrative functions. Dale Hogg will continue to serve as managing editor of the Tribune.