Kessel new managing editor at Canton's Repository

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CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- The former managing editor of The News-Herald in Willoughby has been named to that role at another northeast Ohio newspaper, The Repository in Canton.

The Repository (http://bit.ly/1jC2Zr1 ) says 47-year-old Laura Kessel began her new job on Monday. The Kent State University graduate had been managing editor at the Willoughby paper since 2005.

In Canton, she will oversee content-gathering and other news operations. She also will supervise the design and copy desk used for The Repository and two other GateHouse Ohio Media daily newspapers, The Times-Reporter in New Philadelphia and The Independent in Massillon.

The Repository has a daily circulation of 50,000.