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Chaffin named Madison Press editor

2 months 28 days ago | | |

Ohio journalist Andrea Chaffin has been named editor/content manager at the Madison Press in London, Ohio. The announcement was made Wednesday, April 30 by Jim Lawitz, director of content for Civitas Media, the newspaper’s parent company.“We’re pleased to...

Friedman to become Daily Journal editor

3 months 1 days ago | | |

Corey Friedman has been named as the new editor and content manager at The Richmond County Daily Journal.Friedman, 29, currently works as the online editor at The Wilson Times Company in Wilson. Prior to that, Friedman worked at The Shelby Star as city editor and online...

Times Leader dominates America East digital awards

3 months 29 days ago | | |

HERSHEY, Pa. -- The Times Leader, a Civitas Media property in Northeast Pennsylvania, swept America East's 2014 Digital Media Quality Awards, taking home more honors than any media outlet in the country. The...

Michael Johnson new content manager for Ohio Valley Publishing

5 months 27 days ago | | |

Michael Johnson, a newsman with 26 years of experience, many of them in Ohio, has been named content manager for Ohio Valley Publishing, which includes the Gallipolis Daily Tribune, Point Pleasant (W. Va.) Daily Register and Pomeroy Daily Sentinel, it was announced this week by Jim...

Statement from the CEO

6 months 5 days ago | | |

Civitas Media never had any plans or intentions of publishing in print or online lists of holders of “conceal and carry” permits.  Nor will Civitas Media develop databases of permit holders.  A poorly crafted internal memo meant to highlight editorial discussions and...

Ottney named Content Manager of Portsmouth Daily Times

6 months 11 days ago | | |

Veteran reporter Ryan Ottney has been promoted to the position of content manager at the Portsmouth (Ohio) Daily Times, effective immediately.The announcement was made Wednesday, Jan. 15, by Jim Lawitz, director of content for Civitas Media, the...