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Publishers: In Florida, the publisher of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Bob Gremillion, has been given the additional post of supervisor of WBZL-TV in Miami. Both properties are owned by Tribune Co. of Chicago, which recently secured a media cross-ownership waiver from the Federal Communications Commission several years after it applied for one. ... In Idaho, Nathan Alford has been named publisher of the Moscow-Pullman Daily News, which is owned by the Alford family through its TPC Holdings Inc. The company also owns the Lewiston Morning Tribune, where Alford worked as a reporter in recent summers. Alford holds a law degree from Gonzaga University and is a member of the TPC Holdings board of directors. ... In Tennessee, John Miller has been named publisher of the Oak Ridger in Oak Ridge, a post that had been vacant for more than a year. A 30-year industry veteran, Miller had been with Thomson Newspapers, most recently as publisher and chief executive of the Acadiana Strategic Marketing Group in Lafayette, La. Miller was publisher of the Daily Advertiser there before it was sold to Gannett Co. Inc. when Thomson exited the newspaper industry two years ago. ...

Executive offices: In California, Bryan Monroe has been named corporate assistant vice president for news of Knight Ridder of San Jose. Monroe is currently a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University; he will move from the San Jose Mercury News next spring when he completes the fellowship. Most recently he was deputy managing editor for local news, visuals and technology. ... In New York, Nicholas Cannistraro Jr. has announced that he will retire from the Newspaper National Network (NNN) at year's end. Cannistraro has been president and general manager of the ad placement service since January 1997; before that he was chief marketing officer of the Newspaper Association of America of Vienna, Va., which owns NNN. Earlier, Cannistraro was an executive at the Washington Post. ... In New York, Eve Burton has been named vice president and general counsel designate at the Hearst Corp. Previously, Burton was vice president and chief legal counsel at Cable News Network and VP and deputy legal counsel at the New York Daily News. Burton succeeds Jonathan Thackeray, who is retiring early next year. ...

Newsroom names: In Michigan, Thom Fladung has been named managing editor of the Detroit Free Press, where he worked from 1994 to 2000; he left to become managing editor of the Akron Beacon Journal in Ohio. He succeeds Carole Leigh Hutton, who was named executive editor of the Freep in June. ... In Tennessee, Chris Peck has been named editor of the Commercial Appeal in Memphis, effective Jan. 1. Peck, a former editor of The Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Wash., now holds the Belo Distinguished Chair of Journalism at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. The Commercial Appeal also announced the promotion of Otis Sanford from deputy ME to managing editor, succeeding Henry Stokes, who has been named assistant to the publisher. ...

Errors and omissions: A story about the Pew Center-American Press Institute survey about women in the newsroom which appeared in the Oct. 7 issue of NewsInc. failed to properly identify figures given in parentheses as percentages. The mistaken impression was given that the numbers represented survey responses grouped by male and female respondents, not percentages within categories. NewsInc. regrets the error. ... #
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Date:Oct 21, 2002
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