Rebecca Troyer, the opinion editor of The Daily Press in Newport News, Va., has been named the new managing editor of the Triangle Business Journal.
She replaces Dale Gibson, who is retiring from the American City Business Journals paper on Friday.
At the Daily Press, Troyer is responsible for the planning, writing and editing of the editorial page and the opinion content of its digital platforms.
Troyer came to journalism after a 15-year career as a business attorney. She grew up in Raleigh, N.C., where the business newspaper is located, and attended the Indiana University School of Music and the IU School of Law in Bloomington, Ind.
She’s been a columnist, blogger, business reporter and editorial writer. Before coming to the Daily Press, she was on the editorial board at The Herald-Times in Bloomington, Ind. She also was an adjunct faculty member at Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs, teaching an undergraduate course in Law and Public Policy.