ASHLAND, Ky. -- Patricia A. Bennett, a veteran newspaper advertising executive, has been appointed publisher of The Daily Independent and its affiliated publications. She replaces longtime publisher Eddie Blakeley, who resigned recently.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – CNHI, LLC has promoted Greg Maibach to senior vice president, chief revenue officer, and Terrence Alexander to senior vice president for human resources, the company has announced.

The U. S. International Trade Commission Wednesday rejected import tariffs imposed on Canadian newsprint for the past several months, resulting in a major victory for the American newspaper industry.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Frank Leto, a veteran newspaper executive, has been appointed publisher of The Joplin (Missouri) Globe, replacing Mike Beatty, who recently resigned to become president of APG Media in Florida.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – CNHI, LLC, one of the country’s leading providers of local news and information, said Monday it is exploring the sale of its newspaper properties in 22 states.

Nathan Payne, executive editor of the Traverse City Record-Eagle in Michigan, has been selected for an academic year of study at Harvard University under the Nieman Foundation Fellowship program .

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – A series of data-based stories by the Traverse City, Michigan, Record-Eagle disclosing inequities in the prosecution and sentencing of black drug defendants has won national honors for investigative reporting from the Society of Professional Journalists.

Arlington, Va. – Today, members of the printing, publishing and paper-producing industries, which employ more than 600,000 workers, are announcing the formation of Stop Tariffs on Printers & Publishers (STOPP), a coalition to fight proposed countervailing duties (CVD) and anti-dumping du…

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Powerful examples of reporting on racial inequities in drug crime sentencing, the consequences of inadequate mental health services and the trauma of child sex abuse highlighted distinguished journalism in the annual Best of CNHI contest for work in 2017.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – CNHI has announced an expanded news leadership structure aimed at enhancing content quality, audience engagement and collaboration among its more than 100 newspapers.

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. – 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.