Scott joins Dispatch as existence editor

Robert Scott has joined The Dispatch as its new existence editor.

He replaces Nicole Layton, who led the part for just a little greater than a yr. In his position, Scott will coordinate and produce content material for Sunday’s existence pages and Wednesday’s meals pages, in addition to contribute common project work for the information part.

His first day was Monday.

A Woodland native, Scott spent the final three years as managing editor/lead reporter for the Chickasaw Journal in Houston, Mississippi.

He’s a 2019 graduate from Mississippi College for Girls with a communication diploma. Whereas there, he minored in movie research and served as leisure editor for The Spectator, for which he wrote film opinions, amongst different issues.

“I’m very enthusiastic about not solely writing however telling tales,” Scott mentioned. “I imagine that individuals need to have their tales informed to a large viewers, and The Dispatch provided me the right platform to just do that. I additionally love Columbus and the encircling space. I spent numerous time right here whereas in faculty and it’s a nice group with numerous attention-grabbing individuals.”

Managing Editor Zack Plair mentioned Scott’s constructive angle and group journalism expertise positions him nicely for the job.

“It’s evident that Robert understands construct relationships locally,” Plair mentioned. “He’s very dedicated to strengthening the existence and meals sections and serving our readers by means of his work.”

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