Ohio paper names new business reporter
Katie Ellington is the new business and economic development reporter at the Richland Source in Mansfield, Ohio.
Ellington writes, “At 16, I began working as a freelance journalist for my hometown newspaper in Bellville. During my two years there, I interviewed a clan of cloggers, a military intelligence officer and a family fighting childhood cancer with resiliency and grace — all of whom called the Clear Fork Valley home.
“While I was diving into a plethora of stories in Bellville, a renewed sense of community pride was brewing just up the road in Mansfield. People started talking about the revitalization of downtown, in part because Richland Source offered free, accessible coverage of all the great things occurring there.
“During my time at Asbury University, a small college situated amid the horse farms of central Kentucky, Richland Source was my go-to for news about what was going on at home.”
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