"Randy's rich background in the newspaper industry has made him a valuable asset to our company. Stepping him up to president and publisher is a great move for him and for Gannett," said Gannett's Newspaper Division president, Sue Clark-Johnson.
Hammer had been with the Louisville newspaper since 2006, after spending seven years as executive editor of the News Journal of Pensacola, Fla.
Monday, October 29, 2007
Former News-Leader executive editor named to Asheville post
Charles R. "Randy" Hammer, executive editor of the Springfield News-Leader in the mid-1990s, has been named president and publisher of the Asheville, N. C. Citizen-Times, according to a news release issued by Gannett: