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Tennessean Gets New President and Publisher

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessean has announced that Laura Hollingsworth has been named its new president and publisher.
According to the paper (http://tnne.ws/10vaiEP ), Hollingsworth comes to Nashville from The Des Moines Register, where she has been president and publisher since 2007.
She also serves as the Gannett Co. Inc.’s U.S. Community Publishing group president for the Central Group, overseeing 25 markets in the central region.
U.S. Community Publishing President Robert Dickey said Hollingsworth has a deep commitment to community journalism. She also is expected to expand The Tennessean’s digital capabilities.
Hollingsworth replaces Carol Hudler, who has been named as a special assistant to Dickey

Commercial Appeal Getting a New Publisher

The E.W. Scripps Co. on Friday announced a change in leadership at The Commercial Appeal
As reported by the CA:
Joe Pepe, president and publisher, and Karl Wurzbach, vice president of sales and marketing, have left the company, according to Tim Stautberg, senior vice president, newspapers, for Scripps.
The leadership change was made “with full confidence in the bright future of The Commercial Appeal,” Stautberg said. “This enterprise has been one of the most-decorated news organizations in the Scripps portfolio for decades
“This enterprise has been one of the most-decorated news organizations in the Scripps portfolio for decades. I think we have the potential to significantly strengthen our engagement with readers and advertisers across our print and digital platforms.”
A new publisher will be named within the next few weeks, Stautberg said