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ALABAMA

Cheryl Lindus has been named president and publisher of the Montgomery Advertiser. Lindus has served as advertising director of the Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader since 2005. She succeeds Scott Brown.

ARIZONA

Joni Weerheim has been named publisher of The Sun in Yuma. Weerheim most recently served as publisher for Eagle Media in Seneca, S.C. She succeeds Julie Moreno, who now serves as Pacific Region vice president for Freedom Newspapers and publisher of the East Valley Tribune/Scottsdale Tribune.

ARKANSAS

David Meadows has been appointed publisher of The Courier in Russellville. Meadows most recently served as publisher of the Dodge City (Kan.) Daily Globe.

CALIFORNIA

Michael Bennett has been named publisher of the Sierra Sun and Tahoe World. Bennett comes from Colorado Mountain News Media, where he served as publisher of the Grand Junction Free Press.

Stephen Bernard has been named to the newly created position of vice president/ advertising for the McClatchy Co. He most recently was head advertising executive at The Sacramento Bee. Al Autry succeeds Bernard in Sacramento. Autry most recently served as senior vice president of advertising at The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C.

COLORADO

Jim Hyatt has been appointed publisher of the Grand Junction Free Press. Hyatt most recently served as corporate vice president of the Atlantic Division of Community Newspaper Holdings Co. in Birmingham, Ala. He succeeds Michael Bennett, who becomes publisher of Swift Newspapers' North Shore newspapers and Web products in Lake Tahoe, Nev.

CONNECTICUT

David Warner has been named editor of The Advocate in Stamford and Greenwich Time. Warner most recently was metro editor at The Rockford (Ill.) Register Star.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Hal S. Jones has been appointed chief financial officer for the Washington Post Co. Jones most recently served as chief executive of Kaplan Professional, a division of the Post Co.'s education subsidiary. He succeeds John B. Morse Jr. Jim Rosenthal, former president of New Line Television and Consumer Products, succeeds Jones as CEO of Kaplan Professional. Wallace R. Cooney has been named chief accounting officer. Cooney joined the Post as a controller in 2001.

FLORIDA

Delinda Fogel has been named vice president of strategic planning at The Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville. Fogel most recently was chief financial officer for the Savannah (Ga.) Morning News. Robert Todd has been named VP/operations. Previously, he served as the Savannah Morning News' director of operations.

HAWAII

Clint Schroeder has been promoted to vice president of advertising at The Honolulu Advertiser. Previously, he was the company's retail advertising director.

IDAHO

Tod Young has been appointed publisher of the Rexburg Standard Journal. Most recently, Young served for two years as classified advertising manager at The News, a community weekly in Las Vegas.

ILLINOIS

John Hendricks has been named executive vice president/interactive and broadcast sales for the Tribune Co. Hendricks has directed national and local sales for the broadcast division since 2002.

Jim York has been named director of information technology for the E.W. Scripps Co.'s newspaper division. York most recently served as publisher of The Daily Journal in Park Hills, Mo. …

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