People on the move
Patrick Birmingham, a former general manager of the Ventura County Star, is now VP of Philanthropy and Governmental Relations at Covenant Health in Knoxville, Tenn. He retired as publisher of the Knoxville News Sentinel in 2016. … John Zidich, a former publisher of the Reno Gazette-Journal, will retire next April as Gannett’s president of domestic publishing and as publisher of USA Today. … Robin Fornoff becomes regional editor for Western Communications’ Curry Coastal Pilot in Brookings, Ore.; and Del Norte Triplicate in Crescent City. He had been Triplicate editor since August 2015. … Jeff Forward, a former editor of the Elk Grove Citizen, an editor of Hearst’s Houston Chronicle weeklies. Forward had been the editor of Community Newspaper Holdings’ Oskaloosa (Iowa) Herald and regional editor of its adjacent titles. … Publisher Bill Murray has departed the Half Moon Bay Review, Editor Clay Lambert reports. Wick Communications has put The Review up for sale. According to the article, Lambert can field questions from interested parties.