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Editor Ryan Cronk transfers up Highway 101

Posted on 4/26/2017
Ryan Cronk became editor of News Media Corp.’s South County Newspapers, the King City Rustler reports.

Gregg Knowles honored for columns

Posted on 4/18/2017
Gregg K. Knowles, a CNPA Associate member, licensed newspaper broker and publisher of the two-edition Smart Shopper papers in Carroll and Denison, Iowa, recently received honors for editorial writing from Midwest Free Community Papers (MFCP).

Kevin Craig to senior VP at AMG/Parade

Posted on 3/28/2017
Kevin Craig is now senior vice president of the Newspaper Relations Group at AMG/Parade, a CNPA Allied Partner, reports Dave Barber, the company’s executive vice president of Newspaper Relations.

Darrin Peschka to news director at Ventura County Star

Posted on 3/28/2017
Darrin Peschka becomes news director at Gannett’s Ventura County Star with the pending retirement of Editor John Moore, right, the newspaper reports.

Gary Wortel to succeed Cheryl Dell at Sacramento Bee

Posted on 3/21/2017
Gary Wortel will become president and publisher of The Sacramento Bee, with regional oversight of McClatchy’s Western properties, the Sacramento Business Journal reports.

Daniel Tedford to AME/Digital News at Southern California News Group

Posted on 3/8/2017
Daniel Tedford is now assistant managing editor of digital news for Southern California News Group. He had been digital news director for the news group and city editor for the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News and Whittier Daily News.

Michael Langley to group executive editor

Posted on 2/28/2017
Michael Ellis Langley is now executive editor of the newspaper group co-owned by Will Fleet and Ralph Alldredge, the Tracy Press reports.

Ralph Alldredge to publisher in San Andreas

Posted on 2/14/2017
Ralph Alldredge, 2001 CNPA president, has resumed his role as publisher of the weekly Calaveras Enterprise and Sierra Lodestar entertainment publication in San Andreas, the newspaper reports.

Craig Forman to CEO at McClatchy

Posted on 1/31/2017
Sacramento-based McClatchy has appointed Craig Forman as president and chief executive officer, The Sacramento Bee reports.

Jeremy Walsh to editor at Pleasanton Weekly

Posted on 1/31/2017
Jeremy Walsh begins this week as editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, Publisher Gina Channell said.

San Francisco Chronicle names 3 top editors

Posted on 1/24/2017
New to the masthead of the San Francisco Chronicle are Michael Gray, managing editor for enterprise; Fernando Diaz, managing editor for digital; and Tim O’Rourke, assistant managing editor.

Jerry Budrick to edit Calaveras Enterprise

Posted on 1/18/2017
Jerry Budrick is now editor of the twice-weekly Calaveras Enterprise in San Andreas, the newspaper reports.

Personnel moves

Posted on 1/10/2017
George Cogswell, former publisher at the Ventura County Star, is retiring as publisher and president of The Commercial Appeal in Memphis.