PERSONS.Gannettoids: At Gannett's Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss., John ("Mike") Craft has been named president and publisher; previously he was publisher of The Times in Shreveport, La. Earlier in his career, Craft was president and publisher of Tennessee's Jackson Sun. ... Taking Craft's place in Shreveport is Larry Whitaker; previously he was president and publisher of The Chronicle-Tribune in Marion, Ind. In Marion since 2000, Whitaker joined the company in 1989 at the Arkansas Gazette The Arkansas Gazette, known as the oldest newspaper west of the Mississippi River, was for many years the newspaper of record for Little Rock and the State of Arkansas. and worked at papers in Gainesville, Ga., Springfield, Mo., and Asheville, N.C. ... Whitaker's opening in Marion will be taken by Emmett Smelser, who will also remain as publisher of the Star Press in Muncie, Ind., a job he's held since 2001. Smelser joined Gannett at The Palladium-Item in Richmond, Ind., in 1968 and served as publisher there as well as publisher at Ohio's Marietta Times. ...
More Scripps' script: At Indiana's Evansville Courier & Press, Jack Pate has been named publisher; previously he held the same job at Texas' San Angelo Standard-Times San Angelo Standard-Times is a daily newspaper based in San Angelo, Texas, USA since 1884. It is owned by the newspaper group, The E.W. Scripps Company.
The newspaper, owned in the 1920s by Houston H. . A 25-year veteran of Scripps' newspapers, before going to San Angelo in 2000, Pate was an ad executive in Evansville for more than a decade and also worked in Hollywood, Fla., and Pittsburgh, Pa. ... At California's Ventura County Star, Timothy Gallagher has been named president and publisher; previously he was the paper's president and editor. With the Star since 1995, Gallagher has been an editor at New Mexico's Albuquerque Tribune and Texas' El Paso Herald-Post The El Paso Herald-Post was an afternoon daily newspaper in El Paso, Texas, USA. It was the successor to the El Paso Herald, first published in 1881, and the El Paso Post, founded by the E. W. Scripps Company in 1922. The papers merged in 1931 under Scripps ownership. (all are Scripps papers). ...
Front office: At the San Francisco Chronicle The San Francisco Chronicle was founded in 1865 as The Daily Dramatic Chronicle by teenage brothers Charles de Young and Michael H. de Young. The paper grew along with San Francisco to become the largest circulation newspaper on the West Coast of the , Ian Murdock has been named senior vice president and business manager; previously he was vice president for digital media of Hearst Newspapers of New York City New York City: see New York, city.
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City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. . Before moving to HQ, Murdock was the new media director of the company's Texas paper, the San Antonio Express-News The San Antonio Express-News is the daily newspaper of San Antonio, Texas. It is ranked as the third-largest daily newspaper in the state of Texas in terms of circulation, and is one of the leading news sources of South Texas, with offices in Austin, Brownsville, Laredo, and . ... # >ET