Richard Canazaro has been named general manager and vice president of advertising for The Sun News, MyrtleBeachOnline.com and MyrtleBeachLife.com.
Canazaro joins The Sun News from York, Penn., where he was regional advertising director for The York Daily Record and York Dispatch, the Lebanon Daily News, Public Opinion in Chambersburg, The Evening Sun in Hanover, and regional digital advertising company MediaOnePA.
His new role becomes effective June 19.
Canazaro will direct and coordinate activities of all The Sun News departments, with a continued focus on leading digital revenue strategies in advertising.
Executive Editor Stephanie Pedersen, who will report to Canazaro, will continue leading the news division and make independent decisions on news coverage. Canazaro will report to Regional Publisher Sara Glines, who oversees The Sun News and six other newspapers in the Carolinas.