Florida editors: At the Daily Commercial in Leesburg, Gary Maitland has been named managing editor; previously, he was the managing editor of Texas' Baytown Sun, a job he'd held for two years. Earlier, Maitland was local editor and general manager of a group of weeklies at Gannett's Montgomery Advertiser in Alabama from 2005-2008. Before that, the 30-year newspaper veteran ran newsrooms in New Braunfels, Texas, Taos, N.M., Steamboat Springs, Colo., Winter Haven, Fla., Columbus, Miss., and Corinth, Miss. He began his career as a reporter at his hometown paper in Humboldt, Tenn. ... At the Miami Herald, Aminda "Mindy" Marques Gonzalez has been named managing editor; previously, she was senior editor for news, a job she'd held for 15 months. Marques joined the Herald straight out of college in 1986, working her way up from reporter to deputy metro editor. From 2002-2007, Marques was the Miami bureau chief for People Magazine. She returned to the paper as associate editor for multimedia and later served as features and Sunday editor from 2007-2009. ... At Florida's St. Petersburg Times, Neil Brown has been named editor; previously, he was executive editor, a job he'd held since 2004. Earlier, Brown as was vice president and managing editor, jobs he'd held for three and nine years, respectively. At the Times since 1993, Brown was the managing editor of Congressional Quarterly in Washington, D.C., then an affiliate of the St. Petersburg paper, starting in 1989 and before that was with the Miami Herald. Brown replaces Paul Tash, who remains chairman and chief executive, jobs he has held since 2004. ...
Newsroom names: At the Baltimore Sun, Mary Corey has been named senior vice president and director of content; previously, she was head of print, a newsroom job she'd held since April 2009. Earlier, the 23-year Sun veteran had spent five years as assistant managing editor for features and before that was a national correspondent, deputy national editor, lifestyle editor and a features reporter. She started at the paper as an intern on the Sunday magazine while still in college. Corey replaces J. Montgomery Cook, who left in March to become a lecturer for an experimental digital news and audience research effort at his alma mater, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. ... #
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