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Darel LaPrade has expanded his role with Independent Newsmedia, Inc. by adding publisher of the Delaware State News to his responsibilities.  He was most recently publisher of the Salisbury Independent.  (September 12, 2017, Delaware State News coverage)

 

 

Marty Valania was named director of advertising for the Delaware State News.  He adds this to his role as director of sales development for the Salisbury Independent. (September 12, 2017, Delaware State News coverage)

 

 

 

Dan Sarko has joined the News Journal as vice-president of sales and as part of his responsibilities, will oversee the sales effort at The Daily Times in Salisbury.  He was most recently vice president of sales and digital advrtising at the Philadelphia Inquirer Group (September 5, 2017)  News Journal coverage

 

 

Larry Effingham, former publisher of the Cumberland Times-News and The Star Democrat, has been named to a three year term for Maryland's Public Information Act Compliance Board. (September 5, 2017)  Star Dem coverage

 

 

 

Amanda Yeager has joined the reporting staff of the Baltimore Business Journal, covering hospitality, tourism and restaurants.  She was formerly a reporter with the Capital Gazette in Annapolis. (August 30, 2017)

 

 

 

Pete Sweigard was named managing editor for The Athletic, in Philadelphia.  He leaves the Baltimore Sun, where he was the assistant managing editor - digital (September 1, 2017, Twitter coverage)

 

 

 

Chris Kinsler joined The Frederick  News-Post as the top editor.  He served most recently as top editor at The Journal in Martinsburg, West Virginia (July 20, 2017, Frederick News-Post coverage)

 

 

Tom Donovan was named interim publisher of the News Journal in Wilmington, upon the resignation of Susan Leath.  (July 20, 2017, News Journal coverage)

 

 

 

Rhonda Pringle is now the publisher and market president of the Baltimore Business Journal.  She was formerly the advertising director of the Phoenix Business Journal.  (June 12, 2017) BBJ coverage.

 

 

Bill Janus has retired from Gannett's Delmarva Media Group, where he was president and publisher.  The Delmarva Media Group publishes The Daily Times and weekly publications. (June 2, 2017)

 

 

 

Charles D. Tobin is moving his media law practice (and the MDDC Legal Hotline) to the DC office of Ballard Spahr as of June 1.  He formerly was a partner at the DC office of Holland & Knight.  (June 1, 2017)

 

 

 

Brent Renken is now the east regional sales manager of performance revenue solutions with Gannett.  He was formerly the advertising and marketing director at the Frederick News-Post (May 1, 2017)

 

 

 

Margarita Cambest is now the general assignment reporter covering the Towson area for the Baltimore Sun Media Group. Margarita most recently covered health at The York Dispatch, in York, PA (April 2017)

 

 

Rachael Pacella is now the breaking night news/environmental reporter for the Capital Gazette. She previously worked for the Baltimore Sun Media group as a reporter covering Towson, Catonsville and Arbutus in Baltimore County. (April 2017)

 

 

Mina Haq was named editor-in-chief of The Diamondback for the 2017-18 academic year.  She was formerly the managing editor. (Diamondback coverage) (April 2017)

 

 

 

 

Erica Green is now an education reporter covering US Dept of Education at the New York Times.  She was formerly an education reporter at The Baltimore Sun. (March 2017)

 

 

 

 Mitchell Northam is leaving The Daily Times to cover news in North Fulton County for The Atlanta Journal Constitution. A 2015 graduate of Salisbury University, Northam had been with The Daily Times since May of 2015. Before covering sports on the Eastern Shore, he was a general assignment and breaking news reporter. (March 17, 2017)
 

 

 

Jennifer White is now an adjunct professor of marketing at Towson University.  She was formerly advertising director at the Baltimore Business Journal. (February 2017)

 

 

 

Brandon Soderberg was named interim editor of the Baltimore City Paper.  He was formerly the deputy editor.  (February 6, 2017)

 

 

 

Sharon Nevins was promoted to vice president of advertising for the Baltimore Sun Media Group  She was formerly the advertising director at the Baltimore Sun. (January 30, 2017)

 

 

 

 

Karen Houppert, formerly editor of the Baltimore City Paper, is now Associate Director of the MA in Writing Program at Johns Hopkins University.  (January 30, 2017)

 

 

 

Laura Smitherman has joined NPR as deputy national editor overseeing eastern region coverage.  She formerly was assistant managing editor for The Baltimore Sun. (January 2017)

Brandi Bottalico, formerly a reporter with the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, is now a business reporter with the Frederick News-Post.  (January 2017)

 

 

 

 

Hannah Carroll, formerly the Food and Drink reporter at The Daily Times, is now a publicist at MB and Associates Public Relations in Philadelphia. (January 2017)

 

 

 

 

Irving Washington will be the next executive director of the Online News Association, succeeeding Jane O'Donnell (January 1, 2017).  ONA coverage.

 

 

 

Paul Milton is now the Special Assistant to the County Executive for Howard County.  He was formerly the editor of the Carroll County Times (December 2016)

 

 

 

 

Laura Benedict Sileo was promoted to news director of the Delmarva Media Group, which publishes The Daily Times.  (November 11, 2016) Delmarva Now coverage

 

 

Robert Snyder is now the editorial page director at The Frederick News-Post.  He was formerly the editor-publisher of The Spirit of Jefferson in West Virginia.  (September 6, 2016)  Frederick News-Post coverage

Vandana Sinha was promoted to managing editor of the Washington Business Journal (summer 2016)

 

 

 

Gianna DeCarlo, most recently editor of the Baltimore Guide, is now editor of The Avenue News (August 1, 2016)

 

 

 

Nicole Rodman has been promoted to editor of the Dundalk Eagle (July 6, 2016)

 

 

 

Terry Headlee, most recently city editor at the Martinsburg Journal, is now managing editor at the Hagerstown Herald-Mail (July 2016)

 

 

 

Cason Talley, most recently network sales representative at MDDC Press, is now project coordinator at Ainsley & Co. (June 30, 2016)

 

 

 

Emily Chappell, is the education reporter for the Carroll County Times. She was formerly a reporter with The Daily Times in Salisbury. (June 2016)

 

 

Nicole Allen, most recently classified supervisor/senior account executive at the Baltimore City Paper, is now sales consultant at Mid-Atlantic Media. (June 2016)

 

 

 

Jay Blankenship, most recently ad director of The Daily Record, is now media sales trainer at Network Media Partners (June 2016)

 

 

Rob Terry, most recently managing editor of the Washington Business Journal, will be the editor-in-chief of Booz Allen Hamilton (June , 2016) Washington Business Journal

 

 

 

Marc Shapiro has been promoted to managing editor of the Baltimore Jewish Times (June 2, 2016)  Baltimore Jewish Times

 

 

Sam Davis has been promoted from Assistant Managing Editor to Managing Editor of the Baltimore Sun (May 23, 2016) Baltimore Sun

 

 

 

M. Patricia Titus has been promoted from News Editor to Managing Editor at the Coastal Point. (April 27, 2016)

 

 

 

Phil Davis, most recently a reporter at the Daily Times, is now a reporter at the Capital Gazette (March 31, 2016)

 

 

 Trif Alatzas was named publisher and editor-in-chief at the Baltimore Sun (March 2, 2016) Baltimore Sun  

 

 

 

Tim Wheeler, most recently environment reporter for the Baltimore Sun, is now managing editor at The Bay Journal (February 2016)

 

 

 

Meredith Newman, most recently an intern at the Kansas City Star, is now a general assignment reporter with the Capital Gazette (January 19, 2016)

 

 

Rema Rahman, most recently at the Capital Gazette, is now covering Capitol Hill for CQ Roll Call. (January 2016)  CQ Roll Call

 

 

Christina Jedra is now a reporter with the Capital Gazette, covering the Naval Academy/Environment beat. She was most recently a reporter with the Maryland Gazette.  (January 2016)

 

 

 

Wayne Carter was promoted to editor at the Carroll County Times (December 28, 2015)  Carroll County Times

 

 

 

Melody Simmons is now the real estate and economic development reporter at the Baltimore Business Journal (late November 2015)

 

 

 

Maria Foglio was promoted to publisher at APG Chesapeake.  She oversees the Dundalk Eagle, The Avenue News and the Cecil Whig (November 2015)

 

 

 

Rachael Pacella, MDDC's 2015 Rookie of the Year, most recently with The Daily Times, is now a reporter at the Baltimore Sun Media Group. (November 30, 2015)

 

 

Christopher Dolan was promoted to executive editor at The Washington Times (November 24, 2015) Washington Times coverage

 

 

Jennifer White, most recently with the Washington Times, is now advertising director at the Baltimore Business Journal (October 19, 2015)

 

 

 

Adam VerCammen, most recently with Sightline Media Group/TEGNA, the Washington-based publisher of military and government publications that was spun off by Gannett, is now advertising and sales director at The Washington Times. (October 15, 2015)  Washington Times coverage

 

David Chavern, President and Chief Executive Office, NAA and American Press Institute (October 1, 2015) NAA Press Release

Adam Malat, most recently advertising sales manager at Baltimore Sun Media Group, is now advertising director at the Carroll County Times (September 2015)

Andy Schotz, most recently editor at the Gazettes, is now city editor at the Frederick News-Post (late September 2015)

 

 

 

Karen Houppert, most recently an associate professor of Journalism at Morgan, is now editor at the Baltimore City Paper. (September 21, 2015) City Paper coverage

 

 

 

 

Cason Talley, recently graduated from James Madison University, is now a network sales representative at the MDDC Press Association (September 8, 2015)

 

 

 

Meghan Cady was promoted to Editor of the Calvert Recorder (September 1, 2015) (SoMD News)

 

 

 

 

Rob Perry is now the editor of the Maryland Independent.  He was formerly the Editor of the Calvert Recorder (September 1, 2015) (SoMD News)

 

Anamika Roy, most recently a reporter at the MetroWest Daily News, based in Framingham, MA, is now a reporter at The Daily Record (August 17, 2015)

 

 

 

John D. Smith, Jr. has been promoted to managing editor at the Cumberland Times-News (August 1, 2015) CTN coverage

 

 

 

Heather Cobun, most recently a reporter at The Carroll County Times, is now legal affairs writer at The Daily Record (July 31, 2015)

Jim Lee, most recently editor of the Carroll County Times, is now editor at the Dover Post (July 28, 2015)

 

 

 

Drew Kondylas, most recently a manager with the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, is now general manager of the Baltimore City Paper (July 27, 2015) City Paper coverage

 

 

 

Art Crofoot, most recently advertising director at the Washington Times, is now regional advertising director at APG Chesapeake, publisher of the Star Democrat (July 15, 2015)

 

 

 

Tara Sullivan, most recently camp specialist with YMCA of Central Maryland, is now sponsor and member development associate at MDDC Press Association. (July 6, 2015)

 

 

 

Shundrey Patterson, most recently a social media writer at the Baltimore Examiner, is now account manager at The Daily Record (July 1, 2015)

Danny Jacobs, most recently senior reporter at The Daily Record, was promoted to legal editor (July 1, 2015) TDR coverage

 

Jonathan Munshaw, most recently copy editor at the Frederick News-Post, is now associate editor at The Baltimore Business Journal (July 1, 2015).  Munshaw is also a former MDDC intern (2014 cohort)

 

 

 

Patrick Pexton, most recently ombudsman for The Washington Post, and a working journalist for 30 years, is now editor at Frederick News Post (June 16, 2015) FNP coverage

 

 

Amy Dotson Newton named publisher of Gatehouse Media Delaware, publisher of the Dover Post and other publications (May 18, 2015) Dover Post coverage

 

 

 

Jay Blankenship, most recently digital sales manager of The Press of Atlantic City is now advertising director at The Daily Record (May 14, 2015) TDR coverage

 

Craig Springer, most recently of the Johnstown Tribune-Democrat is now advertising director at The Cumberland Times-News (May 11, 2015) CTN coverage

 

 

 

Ted Shockley is now executive editor for The Daily Times and the Delmarva Media Group (May 4, 2015) DT coverage

 

 

Paul Milton, most recently managing editor of Targeted Media at Baltimore Sun Media Group, is now editor at The Carroll County Times (April 25, 2015) CCT coverage

 

 

 

Bill Janus is now publisher and president of The Daily Times newspaper and the Delmarva Media Group (March 24, 2015) DT coverage

 

 

 

Robin Quillon has added publisher of the Cumberland Times-News to his role as publisher of the Johnstown, PA Tribune-Democrat (February 10, 2015) Cumberland Times-News coverage

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