Magazine article Editor & Publisher


Magazine article Editor & Publisher


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John Drescher, 42, managing editor of The State in Columbia, S.C., for the past two years, has been named managing editor of The News & Observer in Raleigh. He succeeds Melanie Sill, who is now the paper's executive editor. Drescher grew up in Raleigh and began his career as an N&O reporter in 1983, covering City Hall and state government. He later joined The Charlotte Observer, spending four years covering the political scene in Raleigh and eight serving in a variety of editorial positions in Charlotte, including metro editor, front-page editor, and regional editor.


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