At GateHouse, Ms. Fletcher was responsible for dozens of publications, including The Carthage Press, Neosho Daily News, Pittsburg Morning Sun, and the Big Nickel.
At Sound Publishing, she will be responsible for 38 newspapers and 14 Little Nickels.
She will take up her new position in April and will be relocating her family over the summer.
“I’m honored to join Sound Publishing and Black Press,” Fletcher said. “I’m anxious to be on-site to learn about the area, the plethora of print and digital news products and really get to know the many talented people who produce them. My family and I are very excited to get there.”