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'Gazette' Community Newspaper Group Appoints Editors.

The Gazette, the largest community newspaper group in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., area, has announced the appointment of three editors. Ken Weiss, former managing editor of nine Baltimore Sun Media Group papers, has been named senior editor overseeing The Gazette's weekend newspaper, The Gazette of Politics and Business, and will coordinate its state and regional coverage. Weiss is also a journalism instructor for the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Tammy Murphy and Glen Cullen have also been named senior editors. Tammy Murphy joined The Gazette in 1989. She has since worked as a reporter for the Times-Herald in Bloomington, Ind., and as an editor for WUSA Channel 9 News in Washington, D.C.. Murphy returned to the Gazette as a full-time editor in 2005 and was named deputy managing editor in 2007. As a senior editor, she will oversee all community editions of the newspapers in Montgomery County as well as Gazette.Net. Glen Cullen joined The Gazette earlier this year. As senior editor, he will manage both the copydesk and the newspaper group's transition to a new design and content management system in 2009. In addition, Stephanie Siegel, who has been an assistant editor for the Bethesda/Chevy Chase, Potomac, and Kensington newspapers, is now editor of those editions.

Melissa Chadwick, who joined the Gazette in 2005, has been named editor of the Gaithersburg/Montgomery Village and Germantown/ Poolesville editions.

Fred Lewis, a five-year veteran of the Gazette, will oversee the Silver Spring/Takoma Park, Burtonsville and Wheaton editions, and John Wehmueller will manage the Montgomery County sports desk.

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Title Annotation:Ken Weiss, Tammy Murphy and Glen Cullen
Author:Hill, Dexter
Publication:Editor & Publisher
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Sep 26, 2008
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