Taryn Hecker becomes our new natural resources beat reporter. She will report to Addy Hatch and the City Desk and work out of the downtown Spokane office. Meghann Cuniff will be our new night general assignment reporter and MoJo (mobile journalist). She will report to Carla Savalli as a member of our new Innovation team. These rehires were made in accordance with our SES contract and are based solely on seniority. Taryn and Meghann were the most senior reporters to apply for those two jobs. In addition to Meghann and Taryn, Paula Davenport will rejoin the staff in late January or early February as the newsroom receptionist, a non-SES position/Editor Steve Smith, News Is A Conversation. More here
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