OHIO ME LAURA KESSEL NAMED TO APME BOARD
Thursday, December 23, 2010
Posted by: Jack Lail
The board of directors of the Associated Press Managing
Editors has announced the appointment of Laura Kessel, managing editor of The
News-Herald in Willoughby, Ohio, as a member of the board.
Kessel will fill a one-year, unexpired term created when
the board reinstated the Journalism Studies chair on to the leadership ladder.
"We’re delighted to have Laura join the APME
board,” said APME President Hollis R. Towns, executive editor of the
Asbury Park Press in Neptune, N.J. "Coming from a small newspaper, she'll
help us take on projects such as training that benefits everyone in journalism
Kessel has been managing editor at The News-Herald (Journal
Register Co.) for four years. Prior to that she was a page designer, copy
editor and news editor at the News-Herald, Valley News-Dispatch/North Hills
News Record in Tarentum, Pa., and The Morning Journal in Lorain, Ohio.