Journal Scene names editor

  • Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Summerville Communications – The Journal Scene, The Berkeley Independent in Moncks Corner, and The Gazette in Goose Creek – has announced several changes to its editorial staff after the recent retirement of Executive Editor Judy Watts.

Frank Johnson, the editor of The Berkeley Independent and The Gazette, will now also become editor of the Journal Scene, and will oversee the editorial efforts of the three newspapers.

Anne Sheehan has been promoted to the position of managing editor of the Journal Scene.

In addition, there are currently plans for additional writers for both the Journal Scene and Berkeley County newspapers in the near future.

Summerville Communications Publisher Steve Wagenlander said that the promotions come in the midst of exciting growth for all three publications. He thanked Watts for her years of service.

“The Journal Scene, The Gazette and The Berkeley Independent have all benefitted tremendously from Judy Watts’ leadership in our newsrooms,” Wagenlander said. “Frank Johnson has worked side by side with Judy and certainly understands what it takes for our three newspapers to continue the quality journalism that our readers expect and deserve. I am excited to have Frank lead our news gathering operation during this very important time in Berkeley and Dorchester Counties.

“In Summerville, the Journal Scene is fortunate to have a quality journalist like Anne Sheehan as a leader for our team. She has quickly demonstrated a high level passion for her craft and her stories have been well received by our readers. I look forward to having Anne share her experience and passion with our staff at the Journal Scene.”

“This is an exciting time for Summerville Communications,” Johnson said. “All three of our newspapers are growing, as are the communities they serve. We have a great editorial team in place.”

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