Following a national search, Catherine Staub has been named as the next dean of the Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication in Des Moines, Iowa.
Jim Ferolie has been named regional executive editor of APG Media of Southern Wisconsin. The position was most recently staffed by Sid Schwartz, who retired in April.
Francis Wick, CEO, has announced that Scott Green has returned to Wick Communications as Wick production manager. Green also will serve as lead pressman at the Sierra Vista (Arizona) Herald.
Veteran newspaper executive Robyn McCloskey will be the new publisher of The Herald Bulletin in Anderson, Indiana, replacing Beverly Joyce, who is departing for another career opportunity.
Jim Perry, publisher of the Harrison (Arkansas) Daily Times, Newton County Times in Jasper, The Baxter Bulletin in Mountain Home, and the West Plains Quill in Missouri, retired on Nov. 1 after devoting 45 years of his life to the newspaper industry.
The Shreveport (Louisiana) Times welcomed two new reporters last week who are bringing life and politics to the Shreveport-Bossier area.
The Daily Journal in Franklin, Indiana, has announced two staff changes. Editor James Vaughn has promoted news reporter Leeann Doerflein to news editor and long-time reporter Ryan Trares to senior reporter and columnist.
“I am extremely excited to work with Angela in this role and have complete confidence in her ability to lead our ad team,” Idaho Press Publisher Matt Davison said.