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OHIO

Mary Perkins has been named publisher of The Review Times in Fostoria. Perkins, 45, possesses 20 years of media experience. For the past four years she has been the advertising director for The News-Messenger in Fremont. Before that, she served the News-Messenger as advertising sales manager and classified advertising manager. Previously, Perkins was also an advertising sales representative for The Advertiser-Tribune in Tiffin, Ohio, as well as in the production department at the Bellevue Gazette. She replaces Dean Kieffer, who retired Oct. 1.

TENNESSEE

Greg Lowe is the new editor of the Marshall Gazette / Lewisburg Tribune. Lowe began working at the Tribune as circulation manager.

TEXAS

Ana Pecina Walker has been named editor of the Longview News-Journal. She previously served as the Journal's managing editor. Walker, the paper's first Hispanic editor, has been with the daily for 13 years.

ALABAMA

Michael Walton is the new circulation director for the Montgomery Advertiser. Walton previously served as circulation manager for The Tennessean of Nashville.

CONNECTICUT

Craig Hester has joined the Norwich Bulletin as circulation director. Hester has worked as direct-marketing manager for The Arizona Republic in Phoenix.

NEW YORK

A. Gwyn Williams has been named vice president of finance, a new position, for the Newspaper National Network LP.

Charlotte Hall, Newsday's managing editor and vice president, has been named vice president for planning, a new position. Hall will work with senior management to develop and coordinate Newsday's planning and strategic initiatives.

OHIO

Doug Franklin has been named Cox Ohio Publishing president and publisher of the Dayton Daily News. Franklin, who has been with Cox Ohio and other Cox newspapers in a number of roles since 1977, is currently executive vice president and general manager of the Dayton Daily News and chief operating officer of Cox Ohio Publishing. …