- Associated Press - Thursday, August 7, 2014

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - Terry Coomes (kooms), a former newspaper advertising executive in North Carolina, has been named publisher of The Post-Star in Glens Falls.

The newspaper reports (https://bit.ly/1pDZQLc ) the appointment was announced Wednesday by Nathan Bekke, group publisher for Lee Enterprises, owner of The Post-Star.

The 55-year-old Coomes formerly worked for Omaha, Nebraska-based BH Media Group, a Berkshire Hathaway company. BH Media operates 69 newspapers in North Carolina and nine other states. While in North Carolina, she was advertising director and specialty products manager for the News & Record in Greensboro.

Coomes replaces Rick Emanuel, who left in June to oversee daily GateHouse newspapers in Corning, Canandaigua and Hornell.

The Post-Star is owned by Davenport, Iowa-based Lee Enterprises, which owns 46 daily newspapers and a joint interest in four others in 22 states.

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