By: E&P Staff
Garrison Wells has been named editor of the Los Alamos (N.M.) Monitor.
Wells, an award-winning 20-year veteran journalist, has worked for Gannett Co., McClatchy, Knight Ridder, Newhouse and American City Business Journals for such papers as The Denver Post, Denver Business Journal, the Grand Rapids (Mich.) Press, the Lansing (Mich.) State Journal and The Sun News in Myrtle Beach. At the latter two newspapers, Wells was business editor.
He is joining the newsroom from Denver, where he was a freelance writer, financial fraud writer for Examiner.com and a financial investigator for Financial Forensic Services.
Previously, he served as managing editor of the Nashville Business Journal and ConnectivHealth.
“Garrison not only brings solid traditional journalistic skills to the table, but he also possesses the multimedia skills needed to add an even deeper dimension to the strides we’re making at lamonitor.com,” Monitor Publisher Keven Todd said in a statement.
Wells’ work has earned him the Morton Margolin Prize from the University of Denver and an American Eagle from the American City Business Journals chain for top investigative story of the year.