From The Repository
Don Detore is the new executive editor of The Repository, CantonRep.com and GateHouse Ohio Media, publisher Kevin Kampman announced Tuesday.
Detore has served as a sports writer, assistant sports editor, sports editor and most recently as managing editor. He joined The Repository in 1985.
He succeeds Jeff Gauger, who left in February after 4 1/2 years as executive editor. Detore had served as interim executive editor since Gauger’s departure.
“I am really excited about the opportunity to lead our newsroom and serve the needs of readers across all of our platforms,” Detore said. “We have an outstanding, award-winning staff that will continue to provide great journalism.”
The Repository has been named the top newspaper in its circulation division in Ohio every year since Detore became managing editor in November 2007.