Industry News

N.C. newspaper receives support from America's Newspapers in lawsuit filed against local sheriff

America's Newspapers has awarded a $5,000 grant to The News Reporter in Whiteville, North Carolina, from its Open Government Litigation Fund to assist the newspaper in a lawsuit filed against the sheriff of Columbus County for withholding incident reports.

Connect with your readers and advertisers and share gratitude with your community (and earn some revenue, too)

This holiday season, America’s Newspapers and Sachs Media are launching Share Gratitude 2020, a campaign to recognize all the things we are grateful for. This campaign is available to members of America’s Newspapers to launch around the Thanksgiving holiday.  LEARN MORE and REQUEST THE CAMPAIGN FREE

Del Rio News-Herald publishes final edition

“Retiring the Del Rio News-Herald this week is an incredibly difficult decision, one made only after long and deep consideration,” said Leonard Woolsey, president of Southern Newspapers Inc., which owns the News-Herald. “Del Rio is an essential and vibrant community in both Texas' past and future.”
People news
Local businesses need our help now more than ever, says Alex Kellner, who has been named sales director of The Courier Journal in Louisville, Kentucky. "So, my plan is to help as many as we can."
Regarding the two appointments, Dispatch Editor Alan Miller said: "Erica has a keen sense for news, and she has demonstrated her ability to report complex topics in human terms and a conversational style. And Katy is a proven leader who is passionate about good journalism, serving the community and reaching new audiences through digital storytelling."
Bill Smith has been named president and director of local sales and marketing for the Free Lance-Star in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and the Culpeper Star-Exponent. He succeeds Dale Lachniet, who has been named vice president finance - corporate controller for Lee Enterprises.
Follow us on Twitter and Facebook

Join our social media channels

America's Newspapers wants to help you connect with each other through social media.

Facebook: Visit our Facebook page and share something new that your paper has done in the last six months, introduce us to one of your key staff members, share a marketing campaign your paper has launched or an interesting story you've covered for your community.  Before you leave Facebook, LIKE our page so you'll be the first to see what your colleagues are sharing!

Twitter: Follow us on Twitter where we'll help you stay connected about trends, new ideas and challenges, too. #newspapersorg

LinkedIn:  Follow us on LinkedIn and connect with voices across the newspaper industry — for support, for advocacy, for education, for connection.