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AP taps Oyan as deputy news director for Local News Success

August 10, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Katie Oyan

The Associated Press has promoted Katie Oyan to deputy news director for Local News Success. Oyan joined in 2005 as night supervisor. She then joined the West Desk’s inaugural editing crew in 2009 and has since held various leadership roles on the desk.

She served as managing editor of nonprofit news site IndianCountryToday.com and was an assistant city editor, copy editor and reporter at Great Falls Tribune in Montana.

Oyan has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Montana.

Be sure to congratulate Oyan on Twitter.

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