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To the media covering the 9th U.S. House District election:I know many of you personally. As a television reporter so many years ago, I covered stories with you. I have broken bread with you. As one …

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Durwood Glandys Canaday, age 67, died Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Funeral Service will be 6:00 PM Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Rose & Graham Funeral …

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Newspaper families are the backbone of the Fourth Estate. They are the soul of press associations. There are many great newspaper families in North Carolina, some go above and beyond to support their …

Friday, November 23, 2018

Herald Circulation Director Jeff Ayers has been promoted to publisher to replace Rachael Raney who is moving on to a position in Georgia. Raney served as The Herald's publisher/advertising director …

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

  Some of you have been following ongoing federal court litigation related to North Carolina hog farms.  All of you, however, should take note of an opinion handed down today by the …

Monday, October 29, 2018

Details and agenda to follow. Contact NCPA with questions. Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley March 20-22, 2019 Convention schedule (Mar 20-22) Wednesday NCPA/S Board of Directors …

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

A few, brave state lawmakers consistently support a cause that doesn't typically make headlines -- protecting the public's right to know in the NC General Assembly. These lawmakers deserve at least …

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

While this election cycle for seats on NC's statewide appellate courts is comparatively calm with only one NC Supreme Court seat on the ballot, there are three NC Court of Appeals judgeships that …

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

When Hurricane Matthew slammed into North Carolina in 2016, the seasoned editor at The Robesonian in Lumberton, North Carolina, grabbed what he could and headed to Charlotte, hunkered down and rode …

Friday, October 5, 2018
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Members on the move

John Drescher, former executive editor of the News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C., is joining The Post as a deputy editor on our National Politics Investigations team.John's arrival adds additional …

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Nancy Baker will assume the role of publisher at The High Point Enterprise following Rick Bean’s retirement in January. Baker, a 24-year veteran of the newspaper industry, has been with The …

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

This will be Elizabeth Cook's final year as editor of the Salisbury Post. She has been an editor for 25 years.  Cook, 62, looks forward to spending more time with family after she …

Monday, November 12, 2018

SILER CITY – Mary Little Resch, the publisher and editor of The Chatham News and The Chatham Record, has announced the sale of the newspapers to Chatham Media Group LLC, a partnership consisting of …

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

After more than 11 years of leading The Stanly News & Press, Sandy Selvy-Mullis has elected to resign her post as publisher.Company Names New PublisherA new publisher for The SNAP was named on …

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

PADUCAH, Ky. – Rick Bean has announced his intention to retire as President of the North Carolina/Georgia/Tennessee division of Paxton Media Group and Publisher of the High Point Enterprise at year …

Friday, September 28, 2018

Daniel Finnegan, the executive editor and publisher of the News & Record, left his position on Tuesday as part of a management restructuring. Alton Brown, regional vice-president for BH Media …

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Champion Media has hired Alan Wooten to take on the responsibility of being the Bladen Journal's new general manager and editor. With years of journalism experience all throughout North Carolina, …

Monday, July 30, 2018

Freeman Webb Company has hired Frank Daniels III to oversee the management, strategic direction and tactical operation of its recently acquired news media outlets, which include the Nashville Scene …

Friday, July 27, 2018
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Industry news

On Thursday Tribune Publishing ended negotiations with McClatchy to sell its newspaper company. The newspaper owners were under months of negotiations before Tribune decided to end them. A source …

Friday, December 14, 2018

Charlotte will become the hub of all 30 of McClatchy's newspaper design and copy editing departments. McClatchy is transitioning from a print-based news owner to a digital publisher, and this is one …

Thursday, December 13, 2018

With no shortage of free information on the internet, millions of Americans have decided they don't need to shell out for a subscription to their local newspaper. But new research suggests this …

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

A study released by the American Press Institute surveyed more than 4,000 subscribers at 90 newspapers, and results suggest there are nine different types of readers.For readers in the topic hunters …

Monday, December 10, 2018

With the acquisition of Tribune Media, Nexstar Media Group will be the largest owner of local TV stations in the U.S. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter of 2019. This is one of the …

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

More than 59 news outlets and 250 reporters with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released one of its biggest breakout stories yet: an uncovering of the problems in the …

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Media unions and publishers are trying to strengthen international protection for reporters, especially since an increase in reporter deaths has shaken the industry. The valiant cause might have …

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The American Society of News Editors released its annual diversity survey. The survey gathers responses from newsrooms that are print and digital-only. It seeks to look at the demographics of …

Friday, November 16, 2018

Military veterans struggle with crippling medical debt, and many are uninsured, which causes their medical bills to pile up. McClatchy is hoping to help uninsured veterans by collaborating with …

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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