Katherine Miller

ATHENS, Ala. -- Katherine Miller, general manager and advertising director of The News-Courier in Athens, has been appointed publisher of the newspaper, effective immediately.

In her new role, Miller will continue to serve as group advertising director for The News-Courier and its three sister newspapers, The Cullman Times, The North Jefferson News in Gardendale and The St. Clair News-Aegis in Pell City.

“Katherine has performed at a high level in her role as general manager and advertising director at The News-Courier,” said Terry Connor, group publisher for CNHI, parent company of all four newspapers. “I am happy to have someone with Katherine’s ability, dedication and commitment to community newspapers in this leadership position.”

Miller was named general manager of The News-Courier in 2013. Prior to that, she held several advertising positions at The Joplin (Missouri) Globe.  

“I’m excited about my new role and continuing to work with the outstanding News-Courier team,” Miller said. “Our commitment is to remain Athens’ No. 1 information source in print and online while serving the needs of our readers and advertisers.”

The News-Courier is a CNHI newspaper. Based in Montgomery, Alabama, CNHI is a leading provider of local news and information, offering a wide array of print and digital products in more than 130 communities in 22 states. For more information about CNHI, please visit www.cnhi.com.