Publisher and former AP chair Daniels passes away

The following excerpt was sent out by The Associated Press: Former Associated Press board chair Frank A. Daniels Jr., who shepherded The News & Observer of Raleigh through an era of political and economic transformation in the New South, died Thursday at age 90. Daniels, whose family owned the North Carolina newspaper for more than […]

New role for McClatchy’s Murphy

Brian Murphy, Washington D.C. correspondent for The News & Observer and The Charlotte Observer, McClatchy, will be leaving his post to become editor of N.C. Insider News Updates, also part of McClatchy. Prior to joining McClatchy, Murphy was digital editor at The Free Lance-Star. He was also a sports columnist at Idaho Statesman and a […]

News & Observer names Giglio planning and enterprise editor

Jessaca Giglio is now a planning and enterprise reporter at The News & Observer. Giglio has been with the News & Observer for over 26 years, holding various roles, including assistant design editor, assistant metro editor, Shop Talk editor, retail columnist, and most recently an assistant sports editor. She was also a graphic designer at […]

News & Observer ceases Saturday print publication

In order to meet the changing needs of readers, the News & Observer will no longer produce a printed newspaper on Saturday, effective March 7, 2020. Instead, the publication will launch an extended newspaper edition on Friday and Sunday. The new edition will include much of what readers got on Saturday, including comics, puzzles, TV […]