Penny Muse Abernathy, a former executive at the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, is the Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics.
At just 27 years of age, Piper is the youngest in the newspaper's 30-year history.
Veteran publisher Vince O'Hern has sold Isthmus Publishing Co. to Jeff Haupt, Craig Bartlett and Mark Tauscher. O'Hern and his wife/associate publisher, Linda Baldwin, will retire from the media company.
The alternative newsmedia world will descend on Nashville for AAN's 37th Annual Convention hosted by Nashville Scene.
Today is also the last day to reserve your hotel room at the AAN group rate of $179 per night. The 2014 AAN Convention will take place July 10-12 at the Sheraton in Nashville.
The San Antonio Current announced the promotion of its Advertising Director, Lara Fischer, to the position of Associate Publisher.
Steven Davey was a key member of the NOW family for almost 20 years.
Creative Loafing Charlotte unveiled a redesign of its print edition.
Melissa Bell and Mike Sager will dish on long-form journalism at the 2014 AAN Convention in Nashville.
Madison's alt-weekly was honored in five categories in this year's Milwaukee Press Club Contest for Excellence in Journalism.