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Barr named editor of Wilmington News Journal

16 days ago | | |

Veteran journalist Thomas Barr has been named editor of the Wilmington News Journal, effective Monday, Feb. 16. The announcement was made by Jim Lawitz, vice president for editorial operations for Civitas Media, owner of the News Journal.Barr will replace Lora Abernathy, who...

Lovern named editor of WIlliamson Daily News

16 days ago | | |

WILLIAMSON, West Va. - Longtime Williamson-area journalist Kyle Lovern has been named editor of the Williamson Daily News. The announcement was made Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, by Jim Lawitz, vice president of editorial operation for Civitas Media, the newspaper’s parent company...

Pace named editor of The Logan Banner

16 days ago | | |

LOGAN, W.Va. – Veteran West Virginia journalist Fred Pace has been named editor of The Logan Banner newspaper, effective Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. The announcement was made by Jim Lawitz, vice president of editorial operations for Civitas Media, the newspaper’s parent...

Ralph James Martin Named CEO of Civitas Media

1 months 7 days ago | | |

DAVIDSON, NC – January 20, 2015 – Civitas Media, a publisher of more than 100 community newspapers in 12 states, announced today the appointment of Ralph James Martin as Chief Executive Officer. Martin was recruited by Versa Capital Management, LLC (Versa), the company's...

Strother named editor at LaGrange Daily News

2 months 27 days ago | | |

Veteran LaGrange Daily News reporter Matthew Strother has been named editor of the Georgia publication, effective Monday, Nov. 24. The announcement was made by Jim Lawitz, director of content for Civitas Media, the parent company of the Daily News.Strother will oversee all...

Civitas Media CEO Announces He is Stepping Down

4 months 20 days ago | | |

DAVIDSON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Michael Bush, President and CEO of Civitas Media, a leading publisher of community newspapers, announced today that he is stepping down to pursue other opportunities. The Board of Directors has appointed one of its members, Kamal Advani of Versa Capital...