By: E&P Staff
Kerry Hubartt has been named editor of The News-Sentinel in Fort Wayne, Ind. Previously, Hubartt served as senior editor.
Hubartt, 58, succeeds Linda Austin, who resigned in January to become editor of the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader. Since that time, Hubartt has served as interim executive editor.
An Allen County native, Hubartt is a lifelong Indiana resident. He started his career at the News-Sentinel as a sportswriter in 1971, and was named executive sports editor in 1982. He became executive news editor in 1995.