Pacific Northwest native RJ Benner has been named the publisher of the Whidbey News-Times (Oak Harbor, Washington) and the South Whidbey Record.
DallasNews Corporation has announced that Dunia A. Shive has been elected a director by the company's board of directors. Shive will serve on the board's Compensation and Management Development Committee as well as the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. She will stand for re-election at the company's 2022 annual meeting of shareholders.
Richmond Suburban News has appointed Powhatan Today editor Laura McFarland to managing editor of all of its publications, including The Mechanicsville Local, the Ashland-Hanover Local, The Goochland Gazette and Powhatan Today.
After 10 years of service, New Mexico State University Professor Dr. Hwiman Chung announced his resignation as the department head of Journalism and Media Studies.
The Dawson County News (Dawsonville, Georgia) has hired Julia Fechter as a staff writer. Her main topics for coverage will be crime and government.
After leading The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch newsroom through one of its most challenging transitions, Executive Editor Alan D. Miller announced to the staff on Wednesday that he will retire at the end of this year.
Shabana Basij-Rasikh, co-founder and president of the School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA), will write about the ways the Taliban government is reshaping Afghanistan, the new Afghan diaspora, and girls’ education around the world, among other issues.
The Sumter (South Carolina) Item welcomed one new person to its newsroom and announced the promotion of two others this month.