The DeKalb Daily Chronicle has tapped Kristen Schmidt as the newspaper’s top editor.
Schmidt begins her duties Monday. She has also been named the editorial director of the Chronicle News Group, which includes Shaw Newspapers’ Daily Chronicle, the Kane County Chronicle and The MidWeek publications.
Schmidt was previously managing editor of the Kane County Chronicle in St. Charles. She joined Shaw Newspapers in 2002 as a staff writer for the Northwest Herald in Crystal Lake.