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Ralph James Martin Named CEO of Civitas Media

12 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 2 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

3 months 25 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...

Brant Named Senior Vice President of Sales

4 months 12 days ago | | |

Veteran newspaper executive Randall Brant has been named senior vice president of sales for Civitas Media, effective Monday, Sept. 23. The announcement was made by Michael Bush, president and CEO of the Davidson, N.C.-based company.Brant will lead all sales operations for...

Kilpatrick named regional business development manager

4 months 12 days ago | | |

Veteran newspaper executive Kent Kilpatrick has been named a regional business development director for Civitas Media, effective Monday, Sept. 15. The announcement was made by Michael Bush, president and CEO of the Davidson, N.C.-based company.

Pugh named content manager of Galion Independent

4 months 15 days ago | | |

Lifelong Ohio journalist Chris Pugh has been named editor/content manager at the Galion Inquirer. The announcement was made today by Jim Lawitz, director of content for Civitas Media, the parent company of the Inquirer.“Chris' years of...