Gary Witherspoon oversees coverage of several towns as deputy Long Island editor at Newsday in Melville, N.Y. Prior to joining the paper in September 2011, he served as assistant metro editor at the Boston Globe, as well as night city editor. In addition, he has worked as the assistant city editor at the Baltimore Sun. Before that, Witherspoon was a reporter and assistant Long Island editor at Newsday. He was also a reporter at the Boston Herald.
Witherspoon has a bachelor’s degree in English from Dartmouth College.
Gary Witherspoon, deputy Long Island editor