OLD Media Moves

New business editor named at Idaho paper

July 29, 2007

Posted by Chris Roush

Joshua Palmer, who has been the education reporter at the Twins Falls Times-News for the past two years, has been named the paper’s business editor, according to a short story.

Twins Falls Times-NewsThe story stated, “As business editor – overseeing the newspaper’s six-days-weekly Money section – he will focus coverage on the changing face of the economy in south-central Idaho and how it affects consumers and workers as well as businesses. He will report on new and developing industries, local job creation, consumer and employment issues, and trends that impact how small and large businesses operate.

“Palmer will also enhance the online business pages at Magicvalley.com, the Times-News’ Web site.

“‘Josh has an excellent–track record as a reporter, and he presented solid ideas about improving our daily Money section,’ said Virginia Hutchins, the Times-News’ interim editor. ‘He will collaborate with other writers and editors to produce a consistently strong, local business report, and I’m confident he’ll do it well.'”

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