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 Enterprise since 2004.
She joined the paper that year as business manager and in 2011, was named regional controller for the division that consists of 12 newspapers throughout North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia.
Baker will continue to serve in this role in addition to assuming the publisher duties.
Also announced Tuesday, HPE Advertising Director John McClure has been appointed Director of Advertising Sales at Paxton’s newly acquired Goldsboro News-Argus in Goldsboro. McClure has been advertising director for The High Point Enterprise since 2011.