Colorado weekly paper to shut for indefinite period

The following excerpt was sent out from The Colorado Sun: A weekly alternative newspaper in Colorado Springs is suspending publication and “going dark” amid overwhelming debt, with the hope that it may return in February. The final issue of the Colorado Springs Independent, known to readers as “The Indy,” will be published Dec. 27, putting […]

Wisconsin paper appoints Runberg editor

The following excerpt was sent out from Photojournalist Justin Runberg has been named editor of the Amery Free Press, the newspaper has announced. His first day on the job was Dec. 4. A Balsam Lake native, Runberg attended UW-River Falls and UW-La Crosse, earning a bachlelor’s degree in communication studies in 2018. He went […]

Etheredge becomes president/pub of Alabama news company

The following excerpt was sent out from Shelby County Newspapers, Inc. (SCNI) has named Alec Etheredge the company’s next president and publisher. He will step in as the media company’s first new publisher and president in more than two decades, taking the reins from Tim Prince, who served in the position since 2002. “I […]

States Newsroom announces launch of North Dakota Monitor

States Newsroom has launched a new nonprofit outlet, the North Dakota Monitor. The new news site will cover politics, policy, energy, environment, agriculture and education. North Dakota Monitor will aim to focus on the areas that other news outlets are not covering. Stories will be published online without ads or a paywall. It will also […]

Iowa paper The Marion Sun launches

The following excerpt was sent out from Marion, Iowa begins a new chapter in local journalism with the launch of the Marion Sun: the city’s premier source for all things Marion. Locally owned and operated, Marion Sun is dedicated to delivering comprehensive news and community-driven content to Marion residents. The community is invited to stay […]

Vermont/New Hampshire paper shifts to six-day publication

The following excerpt was sent out from The Valley News has long taken pride in being a daily presence in the lives of Upper Valley residents. Since 1993, the newspaper has been delivered seven days per week to communities from Haverhill to Charlestown, Woodstock to New London, and beyond. Over the decades, the Valley […]

S.C. paper names Mitchell publisher/digital sales director

The following excerpt was sent out from The Post and Courier: Randy Mitchell has been named the new publisher and digital sales director for the Aiken Standard. Mitchell, 61, starts his new role today and brings a wealth of newspaper experience after serving in similar positions around the United States. “I’m looking forward to it,” Mitchell […]

New Mexico paper hires D’Ammassa as ME

The following excerpt was sent out from A familiar name in southern New Mexico journalism will join the Las Cruces Bulletin staff Friday, Dec. 1, when Algernon D’Ammassa reports to work as the Bulletin’s new managing editor. From 2018 to 2022, D’Ammassa covered local government, business, regional and investigative stories for the Las Cruces […]

N.C. papers name Ponder editor

The following excerpt was sent out from Reggie Ponder has been named editor of The Wake Weekly and The Butner-Creedmoor News. Ponder, 60, began his work at the newspapers on Nov. 13. He has worked at community newspapers in eastern North Carolina for 27 years, most recently as a staff writer for The Daily […]

Oklahoma paper sports reporter Walker departs

Jon Walker, a sports reporter at the Stillwater News Press in Oklahoma, has left. His post on X/Twitter reads: “There are way, way too many people to thank for everything during my time in Stilly. I’m excited to share what’s next real soon. But let’s figure out who’s going to Arlington first, yeah?” Prior to […]