Lachniet named publisher of The Free Lance-Star

From: The Free Lance-Star

BH Media executive Dale Lachniet has been named publisher of The Free Lance-Star and vice president of BH Media's Eastern Community Group.

Lachniet, 52, has been the vice president of operations for BH Media, overseeing the company's Publishing Solutions Group, including the customer information systems team, and The Press of Atlantic City (New Jersey).

The Eastern Community Group includes The Free Lance-Star, the Press of Atlantic City and the Morning News in Florence, S.C.

Steve McMillan named AP's Mid-Atlantic news editor

From: Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) — Steve McMillan, news editor for The Associated Press in Virginia and West Virginia, has been named Mid-Atlantic news editor, overseeing a newly expanded region as part of a realignment of several AP regions.
The appointment was announced Thursday by interim South Editor Ravi Nessman, who oversees 13 southeastern states plus the District of Columbia.

2016 Conference Photo Albums Posted

Photos taken at the conference by VPA staff member Adriane Long are available on vpa.net. Photos from sessions, meals and red carpet.

Virginian of the Year Banquet  

Conference Sessions  

Saturday Banquet  

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Panel assesses state of open government in Virginia

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