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Marny Ridling joins Cox Enterprises as the vice president of Cox Talent Acquisition (CTA), effective Nov. 28. In this role, Ridling will lead all CTA areas, including early career, sourcing, recruitment, candidate experience and third-party search.
The News-Review (Roseburg, Oregon) has welcomed a new multimedia reporter to its editorial team. Nancy Yingtao Lu recently graduated from University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, where she received her master’s degree in journalism in August.
A memorial service for Stephen F. Bentley, former co-publisher of The Lawton (Oklahoma) Constitution, will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 1, in St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.
Rick Weegman, who has worked at The Eagle since August 2021 as news editor, was named managing editor on Monday, Nov. 21.
Mark Treinen, executive editor of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, will become the editor of The Capital Times (Madison, Wisconsin), editor and publisher Paul Fanlund announced.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal has appointed Subrina Hudson to the post of business editor. Recently, Hudson led the business desk on an interim basis, less than a year after being named assistant business editor.
After a nine-month search, Hearst Midwest has selected a new editor for the Big Rapids (Michigan) Pioneer, Herald Review and Lake County Star.
The Times-Republican (Marshalltown, Iowa) has announced the hiring of Rhonda James as its new general manager and advertising director.
In a memo to staff, Washington Bureau Chief Anna Johnson announced the addition of three new reporters to AP’s Washington team.
Lee Enterprises on Wednesday named a new president and director of sales for The Roanoke Times and newspapers in Lynchburg, Martinsville and Danville.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Deborah Yetter, whose tenacious reporting on abuse, neglect and children's welfare spurred greater protections for Kentucky's most vulnerable residents, has retired after 38 years in the industry.
Del Quentin Wilber is currently a White House editor at the Los Angeles Times where he supervises a team of reporters, assigns stories and edits spot and enterprise news.
The Austin (Texas) American-Statesman has named Courtney Sebesta as its managing editor, and the former writer and editor will take on a new role in helping lead the news and digital direction of the 151-year-old Texas newspaper.  
Retired Las Vegas correspondent Robert Macy, who wrote thousands of stories about entertainment, crime and sports in Sin City over the course of two decades for The Associated Press, has died. He was 85.
Marisa Porto and Michelle LaRoche will join the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media faculty in January 2023, bolstering the school’s expertise in sustainable local news and business journalism.
After more than 26 years with Gannett — many spent leading the company's digital transformation and breaking barriers for women of color — the president of Gannett Media announced she will leave the company Dec. 31. 
In a memo to AP’s global news staff on Monday, Executive Editor Julie Pace announced that Amanda Barrett, vice president and head of news audience, is now vice president of standards and inclusion.
On Tuesday, Nov. 8, Lance Winter will walk out the doors at the Daily Record (San Marcos, Texas) as its publisher for the last time. "Not because I’m heading to another newspaper, but because my time in this industry is over."
Alexandria Bursiek Kloehn is the new Buzz reporter at the Appleton Post-Crescent in Wisconsin.
Hearst has announced that Atefeh “Atti” Riazi has been named chief information officer. She most recently served as senior vice president and chief information officer/interim chief digital officer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Most recently, Charles Odom served as vice president and treasurer of Cox Enterprises.
Rick Thomason: "My time at the helm of this ship comes to an end Friday. It admittedly isn’t without some sadness. But blanketing that sadness is a whole lot of real joy and satisfaction."
Sonal Shah brings to the Tribune an extraordinary record in fundraising and strategic leadership. A veteran of Google, Georgetown University, Goldman Sachs and the United Way, she has built a career driving social impact and civic engagement.
Cox Enterprises has named Suzanne Klopfenstein the publisher of Cox First Media, which includes the Dayton Daily News, the Springfield News-Sun, the Journal-News and Dayton.com. Klopfenstein will assume her new role on Jan. 1, 2023, when publisher Jana Collier retires.