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David Stoeffler has been named editor and publisher of the Arizona Daily Star. He has served as Lee Enterprises' VP/news in Davenport, Iowa, since October 2001, and will continue in that capacity.

Tim Hull has been promoted to assistant managing editor of the Green Valley News and Sun, from reporter. William Wilczewski has been named sports editor. Previously, he was sports editor of the Nogales International. Deborah Dickey has been promoted to circulation/customer service controller, from circulation associate.


Walt Glines has been appointed director of circulation, sales and operations for the Hollister Free Lance and its two sister newspapers. Glines has served as executive editor of the Morgan Hill Times.


Stuart Shinske has been named executive editor of the Norwich Bulletin. He served as managing editor at the Courier-Post in Cherry Hill, N.J., for nearly five years.

David Horchak has been appointed circulation director for The Herald and The Herald Press in New Britain, Conn. He previously was circulation director at The Valley News Dispatch in Tarentum, Pa.


Robert J. McCartney has been named assistant managing editor at The Washington Post. McCartney most recently ran the department that feeds breaking news to the Post's Web site and has directed the newspaper's local, national, foreign, and business coverage.


Joe DeLuca has been appointed Tampa publisher of the St. Petersburg Times. DeLuca came to the Times in 2001 as director of operations. Ben Hayes succeeds DeLuca as director of operations. He most recently served as packaging and distribution manager. Alvin Nesmith has been promoted to production manager, from press operations manager. Neville Green has been named to the new position of deputy managing editor/metro. Green most recently was managing editor of the Tampa edition. Tampa city editor Sue Carlton becomes a metro columnist. She was named Tampa city editor in 2002.

Debbie Irwin has been named vice president and director of circulation for Orlando Sentinel Communications. She is promoted from circulation manager. Kelly Benson has been appointed vice president of operations. Benson has served as production manager for the Orlando Sentinel since 2000.

Wayne Ezell, publisher of The News Chief in Winter Haven, Fla., has been appointed reader advocate for The Florida Times-Union. Ezell has been publisher of The News Chief in Winter Haven since 1996.


John Reed has been named publisher of the Danville Commercial-News. Reed has served as the newspaper's business manager since 2001.


Carol Nichols has been appointed publisher of The Herald Bulletin in Anderson. She most recently served as publisher of the Danville (Ill.) Commercial-News.

Steve Funk has been named vice president and general manager of the South Bend (Ind.) Tribune. Funk most recently was senior vice president and general manager of the Lapeer (Mich.) Group of 21st Century Newspapers.

John Tucker has been named publisher of The Evening News of Jeffersonville and The Tribune of New Albany. Tucker most recently was publisher of The McAlester News-Capital in southeastern Oklahoma.


Michael R. Gulledge, publisher of the Billings (Mont.) Gazette and a group publisher in Montana and Wyoming, has been elected a vice president of Lee Enterprises in Davenport. Gulledge is responsible for Lee newspapers and publishing operations in Billings, Helena, and Butte, Mont., and in Casper, Wyo.

Dan Canny has been appointed advertising director at The Ottumwa Courier. Canny most recently was ad director for the Press-Citizen in Des Moines.


Rudy Taylor has been named publisher of the daily Coffeyville Journal. Taylor currently serves as publisher of seven weekly newspapers in southeastern Kansas. …

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