By: The Associated Press
(AP) Beaver County Times controller and acting publisher Lisa Reese has been named publisher of Beaver Newspapers Inc.
Reese had been controller at the newspaper since 2004 and acting publisher since June. Beaver Newspapers is owned by Calkins Media and includes the Beaver County Times, Allegheny Times and the Ellwood City Ledger.
The 45-year-old Reese had previously worked as a regional controller with Thomson Newspapers and Community Newspapers Holding Inc.
Also, Calkins announced Friday that former Beaver employee Keith Briscoe is returning to the newspaper as executive editor.