The University of North Carolina Hussman School of Journalism and Media has established a new executive-in-residence program to honor Carolina alumnus Frank A. Daniels Jr. ‘53, the legendary president and publisher of The News & Observer in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The New York Times Company announced on Wednesday that Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., 69, will retire as chairman and a member of its board of directors on Dec. 31 and will be succeeded as chairman by A.G. Sulzberger, 40, Times publisher since 2018. Sulzberger Jr. will assume the title chairman emeritus.
Brainworks Software began September with the promotion of five key leaders and the addition of one software implementer/support specialist.
Dennis Anderson has been named vice president of news and content development for Shaw Media. In his new role, Anderson will oversee all journalism and content efforts, and he will directly supervise Shaw Media’s newsrooms in Illinois.
Cox Enterprises has appointed George Markley to assume the role of vice president of risk management. In this role, Markley will take responsibility for providing the strategic vision for the company’s insurance, safety and risk controls.
In his new role, Mayur Gupta will be responsible for driving Gannett's vision and strategy as the company transforms to a subscription-led content business.
Robert Blankenship has been named the regional publisher of the Andalusia (Alabama) Star-News, Brewton Standard and Atmore Advance and all affiliated print and digital products.