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CISLM TO WELCOME TABLE STAKES COHORT 3 IN AUGUST The UNC Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media is pleased to announce the selection of 13 media organizations that will focus on audience engagement and creating sustainable revenue …
Study: Stricter Paywalls, Email Newsletters Help Boost Paid Subs Publishers with stricter paywalls, email newsletters and clearly defined audiences were most likely to boost reader revenue, a survey of more than 500 digital publications found. Publishers …
Is bigger better? Gannett merger will test whether local news can be saved. When the Ohio family who owned the Columbus Dispatch for 110 years finally decided to sell the newspaper four years ago, among the final bidders were two chains: GateHouse Media and Gannett. The …
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Distelhorst named publisher of The Fayetteville Observer Mike Distelhorst was named publisher of The Fayetteville Observer on Wednesday as part of a consolidation effort by Gatehouse Media, the company that owns the newspaper.Distelhorst, who already …
Goodman announces retirement If there’s one thing Mike Goodman knows after more than four decades in the newspaper business, it’s that things don’t stay the same very long. Every day there’s something …
Lorry Williams named executive editor of The Fayetteville Observer Lorry Williams, who has held numerous positions in The Fayetteville Observer’s newsroom over the past 32 years, has been named as the newspaper’s executive editor.Publisher Bob Gruber …
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North Carolina media company acquires Times Leader A North Carolina-based media company has acquired the Times Leader, the company announced Friday. Avant Publications has purchased the daily newspaper along with its branded publications, …
Laieke Abebe joins Neuse News staff In preparation for the upcoming 2019-20 sports season, Neuse News has added another talented member to its roster. Laieke Abebe recently joined the organization, continuing his work throughout …
Publisher Leslie Kahana buys Lake Norman Publications Leslie Kahana is the new owner of Lake Norman Publications, a group of suburban Charlotte (North Carolina) newspapers, the company’s Herald Citizen reported. The move comes four months …
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    Are you a Swiss army knife journalist who enjoys all aspects of community news and sports coverage, would rather plan ahead than procrastinate and wants to learn and grow as a newsroom leader? If you …
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    The Rocky Mount Telegram is seeking a staff writer with a demonstrated ability to cover municipal meetings, features, business news and crime. Experience preferred but recent J-school grads with …
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    The Duplin Times has an immediate opening for an advertising account representative. Successful candidate will be a highly motivated team player with previous sales experience. Media sales background …
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