Justin Umberson is now editor of Rosebud Media LLC's Ashland Tidings, the newspaper reports. He also will oversee the Mail Tribune in Medford, where he had been city editor.
Kristi Waite became director of development for Public Service Journalism at The Seattle Times. She had been product manager since joining the company in 2016.
Logan Molen, formerly publisher of the Register-Guard in Eugene, becomes publisher of the Steamboat Pilot in Steamboat Springs, Colo. ... Rick Parrish, former publisher of The Daily News in Longview, WA. is now communications director for the Longview School District.
PNNA Director Terry Ward, publisher of the Peninsula Daily News in Port Angeles, became vice president of Sound Publishing, with oversight of Sound's new properties in Juneau, Kenai and Homer, Alaska.
Michael Wagar is now editor and publisher of The Chronicle in Centralia and head of parent company Lafromboise Communications, the newspaper reports. Wagar had been publisher of the Nisqually Valley News and regional executive editor of that newspaper, The Chronicle and The Reflector in Batt…
David Thornberry in April became publisher of Lee Enterprises' Daily News in Longview, Wash., the newspaper reports. Most recently, he had been regional advertising and sales director for KPC Media in Fort Wayne, Ind.