Harrisburg Newspaper Names Editor
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) _ An executive of the San Francisco Examiner has been named editor of The Patriot-News in Harrisburg.
John A. Kirkpatrick, 39, assistant managing editor for news at the Examiner, will begin his duties next month.
Publisher Raymond L. Gover has been serving as editor of the paper since last year, after the resignation of Ronald Minard.
While with the Examiner, Kirkpatrick, a Philadelphia native, was at various times assistant city editor, political editor, metropolitan editor, and assistant managing editor for foreign and national news.
Kirkpatrick has also worked at the Hanover Evening Sun, the Greenville (Ohio) Daily Advocate and the Post-Standard in Syracuse.