The Journal Gazette
Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:00 am

JG announces 2 promotions

Journal Gazette

Jim Chapman has been promoted to metro editor for The Journal Gazette, effective Dec. 1. He will lead a team of reporters covering local and business news in the Fort Wayne area.

Chapman, currently assistant metro editor/day city editor, joined the newspaper in 1990 as a reporter.

Also, Jeff Merritt, assistant editor for the copy and design desks, is being promoted to news desk editor, effective Dec. 1. Merritt joined the newspaper in 2008.

Changes to business news submissions

Effective immediately, business news releases should be sent to by 1 p.m. Tuesdays to be considered for publication in the next Sunday's Business section.

Photos sent with business people news releases must be jpeg images attached to the email and labeled with the individual's first and last name.

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