Christian Wihtol, a former business editor at the Eugene Register-Guard in Oregon, has been named a senior editor at the paper, according to an announcement in Tuesday’s paper. Wihtol is a former board member of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
Wihtol will oversee the newspaper’s five local news teams and will lead the newsroom’s daily planning process.
advertisement Wihtol has worked as an editor at The Register-Guard since 1990. He was business editor from 1990 to 2004 and government team editor from 2004 to 2006.
Before coming to The Register-Guard, he worked as a business reporter and as a copy editor at The Record in Hackensack, N.J.
In addition to his work as senior editor, Wihtol will continue to supervise a team of reporters who cover local government and environmental issues.
Read the announcement here.