Ned Barnett has been promoted to editorial page editor at the News & Observer. He replaces Steve Ford, who retires this month. Most recently, Barnett served as the paper’s Wake County editor. He has also worked as a North Carolina correspondent for Reuters and as an online editor and reporter for N.C. Independent News. Prior to that, Barnett was with the News & Observer for 17 years as an editor and sports columnist.
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