MISSOULA — Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Kathy Best has been named editor of the Missoulian and the Ravalli Republic.
The Missoulian reports that Publisher Mark Heintzelman announced Wednesday that Best, currently editor and vice president for news at the Seattle Times, will start in Montana on June 27.
In her new role as editor of the Missoulian, Best will appoint the paper’s next city editor and will focus on ensuring accuracy, high ethical standards and compelling writing.
Best has been a guest lecturer at the University of Montana journalism school and has previously worked in Iowa, Illinois, Missouri and Maryland.
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