TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. announced that Robyn McCloskey, publisher of the Kokomo Tribune and the Logansport Pharos-Tribune in Indiana, has been appointed to also serve as publisher of the Tribune-Star in Terre Haute. She succeeds B.J. Riley, who left the Tribune-…

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Raycom Media Inc. and Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. announced today they have agreed to merge, forming one of the nation’s largest privately owned media groups.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Matthew Ipsan, executive vice president of Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., is leaving the company for another opportunity, effective Sept. 5, CNHI announced Monday.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. has announced that Mike Beatty, publisher of The Joplin, Missouri, Globe, has been appointed senior vice president/operations, effective immediately. 

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Henry Bird, regional executive for Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., will retire March 31, capping a half-century newspaper career that started with his serving tea to editors in his native Ireland.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., has appointed regional editors to work with the media group’s newsrooms in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Georgia and Florida as part of a print and digital content improvement program.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. has honored four employees with the 2016 President’s Circle Award for demonstrating excellence in their roles and innovation in responding to new challenges.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. has announced that Robin Quillon, publisher of The Tribune-Democrat in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, and the Cumberland, Maryland, Times-News, has been appointed senior vice president/operations, effective Nov. 2.

NIAGARA, N.Y. — An accomplished journalist who has written for the Chicago Tribune, overseen major projects at two newspapers and served as director of journalism at Canisius College has been named executive editor of the Niagara Gazette and Lockport Union-Sun & Journal.

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Frank D. Wood, who began his newspaper career more than four decades ago, has announced he will retire as publisher of The Register-Herald in Beckley and the Times West Virginian in Fairmont, effective Aug. 5.

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ALBANY, N.Y. — Joe Mahoney, an experienced government and politics journalist, has been appointed state reporter for Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.’s New York print and online outlets, effective immediately.

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JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — Kecia Bal, a reporter for the Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, got the surprise of her life recently with an opportunity to co-author a mystery thriller with best-selling novelist James Patterson.

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Two CNHI newspapers in Oklahoma have received national recognition for distinguished journalism, winning top honors in the annual Society of Professional Journalists editorial excellence contest for work in 2015.

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Watchdog government reporting and breaking coverage of national news stories - including the manhunt for two escaped killers from an Upstate New York maximum security prison – highlighted the distinguished work of CNHI journalists in 2015.

OTTUMWA, Iowa — Wanda Moeller has been appointed publisher/editor of the Ottumwa Courier. She succeeds Martin Cody, who recently announced his retirement as publisher.

EDMOND, Okla. — Lance Moler, a veteran Oklahoma newspaper executive, has been appointed general manager of The Edmond Sun. 

EFFINGHAM, Ill. — Paul Semple, who began his newspaper career nearly four decades ago as business manager of the Effingham Daily News, has announced he will retire as publisher of the paper and the Shelbyville Daily Union on March 31.

THOMASVILLE, Ga. — Jeff Masters, a veteran South Georgia newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher of the Thomasville Times-Enterprise, succeeding the late Norman Bankston.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., a leading publisher of local newspapers and websites, has announced the opening of a Washington, D.C., bureau to serve its markets in 23 states.

SUNBURY, Pa. -- Frank Leto has been named publisher of The Daily Item of Sunbury and its sister publication, the Danville News, effective Nov. 23. He has been the publisher of the Las Cruces, New Mexico, Sun-News and four associated papers for the last five years.