By: E&P Staff
Juli Metzger has been named president and publisher of The Star Press in Muncie, Ind., and the Chronicle-Tribune in Marion, Ind., effective June 27. She succeeds Emmett Smelser, who is retiring after four decades as a reporter, editor, and publisher.
In 2003, Metzger became executive editor of The Daily Advertiser in Lafayette, La. Before that, she served as executive editor of the Chronicle-Tribune.
Metzger, 43, began her newspaper career at The Star Press in 1979. She also has worked as an editor at the Chillicothe (Ohio) Gazette, The Burlington (Vt.) Free Press, and the Marietta Times. She was named executive editor in Marion in 1998.