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KENLY — In recognition of his career of public service by providing news and current events for area residents for more than three decades as the Kenly News’ owner and publisher, Rick …

Thursday, January 17, 2019

GOLDSBORO, N.C. Hillery Eugene "Gene" Price, an honored journalist whose career spanned nearly six decades, died Wednesday. He was 90. Sue Price Johnson, his daughter and former Associated …

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The members of NCPA will convene in Raleigh March 20-22 at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley. (Site of the 2018 convention which held record crowds.) NCPA continues a tradition of offering free …

Friday, January 11, 2019

A memorial service for The News Reporter publisher Jim High, 85, who died Jan. 2, is set for Saturday, Jan. 12, 2 p.m., at Whiteville United Methodist Church. High was publisher for 61 years and is a …

Monday, January 7, 2019

We have lost a few Titans of our local newspaper family over the past several months. The news of Jim High passing this week was met with great sadness but also admiration and inspiration when …

Thursday, January 3, 2019

To the media covering the 9th U.S. House District election:I know many of you personally. As a television reporter so many years ago, I covered stories with you. I have broken bread with you. As one …

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Durwood Glandys Canaday, age 67, died Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Funeral Service will be 6:00 PM Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Rose & Graham Funeral …

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Newspaper families are the backbone of the Fourth Estate. They are the soul of press associations. There are many great newspaper families in North Carolina, some go above and beyond to support their …

Friday, November 23, 2018

Herald Circulation Director Jeff Ayers has been promoted to publisher to replace Rachael Raney who is moving on to a position in Georgia. Raney served as The Herald's publisher/advertising director …

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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ROCKINGHAM — Donna Rogers, an award-winning journalist whose 38-year career has included stops in five states, has been named the editor of the Richmond Daily Journal. Rogers has already …

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Veteran journalist Cindy Loman has been named editor of the News & Record.Loman is currently the features editor and editor of 1808: Greensboro’s Magazine.Alton Brown, News & Record …

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

SALISBURY — Josh Bergeron has been named editor of the Salisbury Post, effective Dec. 20.Bergeron, managing editor of The State Journal in Frankfort, Ky. since October 2017, formerly worked at …

Monday, December 17, 2018

John Drescher, former executive editor of the News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C., is joining The Post as a deputy editor on our National Politics Investigations team.John's arrival adds additional …

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Nancy Baker will assume the role of publisher at The High Point Enterprise following Rick Bean’s retirement in January. Baker, a 24-year veteran of the newspaper industry, has been with The …

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

This will be Elizabeth Cook's final year as editor of the Salisbury Post. She has been an editor for 25 years.  Cook, 62, looks forward to spending more time with family after she …

Monday, November 12, 2018

SILER CITY – Mary Little Resch, the publisher and editor of The Chatham News and The Chatham Record, has announced the sale of the newspapers to Chatham Media Group LLC, a partnership consisting of …

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

After more than 11 years of leading The Stanly News & Press, Sandy Selvy-Mullis has elected to resign her post as publisher.Company Names New PublisherA new publisher for The SNAP was named on …

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

PADUCAH, Ky. – Rick Bean has announced his intention to retire as President of the North Carolina/Georgia/Tennessee division of Paxton Media Group and Publisher of the High Point Enterprise at year …

Friday, September 28, 2018
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Industry news

Digital First Media made an official proposal for the acquisition of Gannett Co., owner of USA TODAY and more than 100 local papers. Digital First Media, which is owned by Alden Global Capital, …

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Many publishers use WordPress for their content management system, but researchers are looking at its sustainability. Now, WordPress is launching Newspack, a toolkit that aims to improve …

Monday, January 14, 2019

The media has been criticized for its 2016 election coverage and still faces backlash for its political coverage today. However, CJR has some strategies for how to cover the quickly approaching …

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Executive Director of Lion Publishers Matt DeRienzo has a strategy for newspapers that want to turn subscriptions and paid memberships into a main revenue source. His advice is to stop trying to …

Monday, January 7, 2019

The Legislative Reporting Service run by the UNC School of Government has dropped its subscription fees and is now free. The service includes a daily digest of bills and legislative actions, as well …

Friday, January 4, 2019

News Media Alliance CEO David Chavern has an optimistic outlook for the media landscape in 2019, a year that he says will be pivotal for news publishers. So what can the news industry look forward …

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Search Engine Optimization, or SEO, can grow your online audience, but it's hard to know what the best practices are for how to use it. It isn't a popular technique in the nonprofit news sector, but …

Friday, December 21, 2018

Journalists have learned one way to restore trust in the media is to increase transparency in their work and letting the public know how they got the story. DocumentCloud, a new platform, is looking …

Friday, December 21, 2018

The holidays are a special time for families in North Carolina to gather and look ahead to the New Year with anticipation and enthusiasm. It’s also a time when we reflect on the past year including …

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
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