Editors Named at ‘Times Leader’ in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

By: E&P Staff

The Times Leader in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., has named four new editors.

Joe Butkiewicz has been appointed managing editor. Butkiewicz joined the Times Leader in 1982 as a correspondent, and he was hired in 1983 as a feature writer. In 1995 he became entertainment editor, and then served as arts and leisure team leader. In 2001 he was promoted to editorial page editor, and in 2005 he was appointed managing editor of the Times Leader Community Newspapers.

Anne Woelfel has been named assistant managing editor. She most recently served as design and copy team leader. Woelfel joined the paper in 1983 as a copy editor, and she was promoted to assistant city editor in 1986. She served as a features designer in 1988 before joining the design team.

Lindsey Jones is the Times Leader’s new presentation editor. Jones worked as a reporter for the San Angelo Standard-Times and moved into design at that paper, working her way up to senior page designer.

David Konopki has been named sports editor. A former Times Leader sportswriter, he currently serves as editor of the Dallas Post.

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