An excerpt from the announcement reads:
She first came to Las Vegas in the summer of 1990 to work for the Review-Journal before going to Columbia University, where she went on to receive a master’s degree in journalism. She returned to the paper in August 1991, and worked as a reporter covering police and eventually state and federal courts in Las Vegas over the next two decades.
Geer Thevenot was promoted to assistant city editor in April 2016 and was promoted again less than a year later to metro editor.
“I’m grateful for the opportunity and the trust that they’ve placed in me. I think I’ve worked really hard to build relationships in the newsroom, and I really appreciate the fact that they value my judgment,” Geer Thevenot said.
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