Pocono Record names new executive editor

Tom DeSchriver has been named executive editor for the Pocono Record. He replaces former executive editor Christopher Mele, who left earlier this month after four years with the paper. DeSchriver joined the Pocono Record in 1984 as a sports reporter and has been serving as the senior editor for news and online since November 2013. [...]

Pohla Smith Retires from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette consumer health reporter Pohla Smith has retired from the paper. Smith became a consumer health reporter for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in November 2007. She previously served as a health and news reporter, the PG East community news editor and a horse racing columnist. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editors(at)post-gazette.com www.post-gazette.com

The Oregonian names sports editor

Keith Sharon has been named sports editor of The Oregonian. He replaces Seth Prince, who recently left the newspaper. Previously, Sharon served as a reporter and sports web editor for the Orange County Register. He also worked for dailies in California, including the Pasadena Star-News and the Torrance Daily Breeze. Keith Sharon The Oregonian (503) [...]

Kansas’ Hutchinson News welcomes law enforcement reporter

Kelton Brooks has been hired as a law enforcement reporter at the Hutchinson News. Most recently, Brooks served as a cops and courts reporter for the Garden City Telegram in Kansas. He also worked as an intern with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette covering breaking news and sports. The Hutchinson News serves the Hutchinson, Kansas, area and [...]

Canadian Press names editor-in-chief

Stephen Meurice has been named editor-in-chief of the Canadian Press. He replaces Scott White, who left the paper earlier this year. Previously, Meurice served as editor-in-chief of the National Post. He has also worked for the Ottawa Citizen and the Sherbrooke Record. Stephen Meurice Canadian Press (416) 364-0321 stephen.meurice(at)thecanadianpress.com www.thecanadianpress.com