Chris Cobler, Advocate editor, re-elected to APME board of directors
Sept. 20, 2012 at 4:20 a.m.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Chris Cobler, editor of The Victoria Advocate, was re-elected Thursday to the board of directors of the Associated Press Media Editors.
He will serve a three-year term on the board, representing community newspapers.
APME works with The Associated Press to encourage journalism excellence and support training and development of journalists in multimedia newsrooms.
Elected to at-large positions were Dennis Anderson, executive editor, Peoria (Ill.) Journal Star; Mark Baldwin, executive editor, Rockford (Ill.) Register Star and The Journal-Standard in Freeport, Ill.; Alan English, vice president of audience, The Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle; Gary Graham, editor, The Spokesman Review in Spokane, Wash.; Monica R. Richardson, managing editor, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Laura Sellers, digital development director, East Oregonian Publishing Co.; and Jim Simon, assistant managing editor, The Seattle Times.
The APME wraps up its annual convention Friday.
The organization's members are editors and producers at newspapers and broadcast outlets, journalism educators and student editors and producers in the United States and Canada.