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.

Josh Moss to editor-in-chief at Silicon Valley Business Journal

Posted on 12/20/2016
J. Jennings “Josh” Moss begins Jan. 3 as editor-in-chief at American City Business Journals’ Silicon Valley Business Journal, Publisher Malcolm Bordelon reports.

Fresno editor Kris Eldred to retire

Posted on 12/6/2016
Kris Eldred, assistant managing editor at The Fresno Bee, will take early retirement in January, said Jim Boren, The Bee’s executive editor and senior vice president.

Carlos Aviles to editor at SCNG’s Spanish-language media

Posted on 12/1/2016
Carlos Aviles begins this week as editor of Southern California News Group’s Spanish-language newspapers covering Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. He had been a local editor at La Opinión.

Survey highlights under-studied world of local journalism

Posted on 11/29/2016
A new online survey is asking local journalists in the U.S. to share their story as part of a wider initiative examining the health of the local newspaper industry.

Ariel Carmona Jr. to city editor in Willits

Posted on 11/29/2016
Ariel Carmona Jr. in October became city editor/reporter at Digital First Media’s Willits News in Mendocino County.