Biz reporter named news editor at Washington state paper
Business reporter Vicki Hillhouse has been named news editor, filling the role held by Dian Ver Valen until her promotion to editor in February, at the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin in Washington.
A story on its website states, “Hillhouse, a 1998 graduate of Eastern Washington University, has worked as a reporter for the U-B since 2001 covering municipal government and business before switching to a dedicated focus on business and economic development.
“In her new role as news editor, Hillhouse will lead the U-B’s team of journalists as they seek out and report on what’s happening in the Walla Walla Valley.
“‘Vicki has the keenest nose for news of any reporter I know,’ Ver Valen said. ‘Her connection with and commitment to the people in this Valley help inform her decisions and make her the strong and determined leader we need.'”
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