Mark Walker, a veteran newspaper executive, has been promoted from general manager to publisher of three eastern Kentucky newspapers, effective immediately.
WEHCO Media has announced that John Montuori, with his 18-year track record of success in growing advertising revenue for local media, has joined the company as director of new business development.
Christy Johnson has been named managing editor of The Greenville Advocate, The Luverne Journal and The Lowndes Signal, three Alabama newspapers owned by Boone Newspapers, Inc.
Courtnay Kim, a 20-year veteran of the Minneapolis Star Tribune newsroom, has been named assistant managing editor of business news, taking leadership of coverage of the Minnesota business community digitally and in print. She is the first woman of color to be appointed to the role at the Star Tribune.
Marlon A. Walker has been named executive editor of the Clarion Ledger in Jackson and the Mississippi state editor for the USA TODAY Network, which includes the Hattiesburg American.
Stillwater News Press Publisher Jill Hunt has announced her retirement from the Oklahoma daily. She joined the News Press staff in April 1998 and was promoted to publisher in October of 2019.
The Altoona (Pennsylvania) Mirror leadership torch has been passed. Ed Kruger, who has held the publisher position since 1998, is retiring and wrapping up a 60-year newspaper career. He will be succeeded by Circulation/Operations Manager Dan Slep, a fifth-generation descendent of Mirror founder Harry E. Slep.
Eugene Jackson has been appointed vice president of advertising and marketing sales for The Dispatch group of publications in central Ohio and for the USA TODAY Network Ohio news organizations in northeastern Ohio. He succeeds Chris Pettograsso, who has taken another job.