Kevin Craig is the next director of newspaper relations at AMG/Parade, succeeding Dave Barber, who is retiring.
Craig, currently senior vice president, newspaper relations at AMG/Parade, has already been promoted to director. He will work with Barber for a transitional period until Barber officially steps down on July 31.
Barber has spent three decades working in newspaper relations and sales at Parade and USA Weekend. Previously, he held various sales-related positions at United Press International, Sawyer-Ferguson-Walker and several newspapers in New Jersey.
In his new role, Craig will oversee AMG/Parade’s relationships with more than 1,600 newspaper partners throughout the country, as well as negotiations for circulation, rates and contracts.
He will be based in Raleigh, North Carolina, and report directly to AMG/Parade president and CEO Chuck Allen.
Craig was previously vice preisdent of the Newspaper Relations Group at Parade magazine for five years.
AMG/Parade’s brand include Parade, Relish, Spry Living, Athlon Sports & Life and American Profile's Community Table. The company is based in Nashville and New York.