The Repository says 47-year-old Laura Kessel
new job Monday, Feb. 17.
The Kent State University graduate had been managing editor at the Willoughby paper since 2005.
Laura Kessel has been named managing editor of The Repository in Canton, Ohio.
Previously she worked for the News-Herald of Willoughby, Ohio, where she served as managing editor beginning in 2005.
has coordinated a number of long-term and special projects for The Herald and its sister paper, The Morning Journal
will direct the content gathering and other operations as well as oversee the universal design and copy desk that paginates Gatehouse Ohio's two additional papers, The Times-Reporter and The Independent.
She is a former member of the Associated Press Media Editors board.