KPC Media names COO


KPC Media Group pro­moted Terry R. Ward to chief operating officer.

Ward, 41, joined KPC as vice presi­dent of sales, dig­ital and marketing in November 2012.

He previously was the director of sales and digital for GateHouse Media’s Community Newspaper Division where he worked in a leadership capacity with publishers, advertising directors, sales managers and their teams representing 142 publications and related digital portfolios at 72 operating locations in 11 states. Before joining GateHouse, Ward was a publisher with Paxton Media Group.

“I am very pleased to place Terry in this expanded leadership role with KPC,” said Terry G. Housholder, president, publisher and chief executive officer of KPC Media Group.

Housholder also has announced the expanded role of Rick Mitchell, KPC’s chief financial officer. Mitchell will have additional responsibilities in the management of KPC production departments.