Newsmakers: October 2012 Print E-mail
Texas Press Messenger
Thursday, 04 October 2012 09:52


Richard Greene was named managing editor of The Pilot Point Post-Signal. Greene started working for The Post-Signal in 1999 while he was a journalism student at the University of North Texas. He graduated from UNT with a journalism degree in 2000 and left The Post-Signal to work as a sports writer at the Denton Record-Chronicle.

Greene returned to The Post-Signal as assistant editor in August 2001. In August 2007, he left to become the founding editor of the Lindsay Letter. Two years later, he was named sports editor of the Wise County Messenger.

Keith MacPherson joined the Gainesville Daily Register as sports editor.

MacPherson grew up playing sports.He is a former resident of Gainesville. He attended Gainesville High School and lived in the area for eight years. He graduated from the University of North Texas in Denton in 2009 with a degree in journalism.

For the past three years, MacPherson was sports editor at the Conroe Courier. Prior to that, he served as sports editor at the North Texas Daily, UNT’s student newspaper.

Dale Buie was named associate publisher of The Light and Champion in Center.

Buie worked for several daily newspaper companies in Colorado and Mississippi before joining The Light and Champion in 1992 to help rebuild the press and upgrade the printing department. The six-month press project turned into almost 20 years at the paper.

Originally from Colorado, Buie began his newspaper career as a paper boy at the age of 12 and was a journeyman pressman by 16.

Dave Wedel will move into the Hearst Corporation’s finance office in San Antonio, the Midland Reporter-Telegram reported in September.

Wedel will continue to serve as director of Hearst’s West Texas Newpapers group, which includes the Reporter-Telegram, the Plainview Herald, the Canyon News and the Muleshoe Journal, until a replacement is found.

Wedel has worked at the Reporter-Telegram for 23 years and has served as publisher since 2011. He was named publisher of the Herald in 2011.